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Size of mole under the breast increased during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello?
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   i have a question about a mole
User :   i am 8 months pregnant
Doctor :  
yes proceed
User :   and have had this small dark brown mole sort of on teh bottom on my right breast, or under my breast
User :   for as long as i cna remember
User :   since being pg, it's probably doubled in size
User :   and is more than one color
User :   it's still small
User :   much much smaller than a pencil eraser
User :   slightly raised
Doctor :   your age
User :   29
User :   it's not irregular in borders
User :   but teh part that's grown seems lighter
User :   than teh original mole
User :   because my breast has gotten bigger with teh pregnancy, it's sort of hard to tell
Doctor :  
and you have this mole from childhood
User :   i think so
User :   i can't remember
User :   but as long as i can remember it's been there
User :   very small
User :   less than a sesame seed
User :   now it's doubled
Doctor :  
User :   the other day i peeled some skin off from it, too, but my husband thinks that is just because i keep picking at it
Doctor :  
normally most of the moles are benign that is normal
User :   what is normal
Doctor :  
some of the moles are from childhood
Doctor :  
they are normal until they grow or cause pain
User :   well this has grown
User :   that's what i'm saying
User :   are you a dermatologist?
Doctor :  
but those caused by stretched doesnt come under it
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
it is due physiological process
User :   do you speak english?
User :   i can't understand you
User :   but those caused by stretched doesnt come under it
User :   that is not a sentence
Doctor :   maens stretching of the skin or any tissue for that matter
User :   i'm sorry i can't understand you
Doctor :  
i know english
User :   what are you saying
User :   that this mole has stretched?
Doctor :  
whatever you asked for
User :   i am asking if this could be melanoma
User :   a mole that grew
User :   and is two colored
User :   and has skin that peeled off
User :   or if it's because of pregnanct
User :   pregnancy
Doctor :   i know you were asking for melanoma
User :   that is my question
User :   what kind of doctor are you?
Doctor :  
it is because of pregnancy
Doctor :  
i am a general practioner
User :   so why is it two colors?
Doctor :  
if you want an dermatologist
Doctor :  
is also available
User :   now?
User :   hello?
Doctor :  
are you there
User :   yes
User :   what country are you in
User :   i'm having a hard time understanding you
Doctor :  
yes i just consulted the dermatologist
Doctor :  

User :   ok
User :   so
User :   what does teh dermatologist think
Doctor :   he said the chances of it being
Doctor :  
melanoma are very less
User :   ok
User :   so what should i do
Doctor :   and it doesnt need to be worried
User :   would a melanoma be bigger?
Doctor :  
for now
Doctor :  
as in pregnancy
Doctor :  
there are so many condition
User :   ok
Doctor :  
which will mimic serious condition
User :   so a mole growing can be normal in pregnancy, is that what you are saying?
User :   i shouldn't see a dermatologist?
User :   can you telll me what to look out for in a melanoam
User :   what a melanoma would look like?
Doctor :   yes unless it is very fast growing
User :   what?
Doctor :   that is grows in size more than the original in few days
User :   what about color, etc?
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
due to hormonal changes and the changes due to pregnancy that occurs in the body
User :   i'm sorry, but is it possible to speak with another doctor?
User :   i'm having a reall really hard time understadning you
Doctor :  
and especially in the pregnancy if you could notice the breast is enlarged and colored
Doctor :   okay you can log out and log in so that you will come back to the dermatologist directly
User :   thanks
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