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Many red moles on body - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi doctor
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   from last one year m noticing so many red moles on my body. what would be the reason of that.
Doctor :   Can you describe what you meant by red moles - do you mean red spots?
Doctor :   If yes, how large are these spots?
User :   no its not red spots in hindi we used to call til (beauty spot). normally in black colour
Doctor :   Do you find that these moles are increasing in it's size?
User :   they are in usal in a small dot size. some are quite visible. m not sure they are incresing in size or not.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me explain to you.
Doctor :   Moles are usually a benign lesion.
Doctor :   The causes of this condition is not yet clearly understood.
Doctor :   Clinician's believe the causes could be related to genetic and hereditary factors.
Doctor :   Treatment is suggested only if there is a change in the characteristic appearance of the moles.
Doctor :   In simple words, treatment which includes surgical excision and biopsy is suggested if you feel that the mole is increasing in size, a change in colour of the mole or
Doctor :   if a change in its pattern and texture is noticed.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have suggested?
User :   ya.
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no , thanks doctor
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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