Is a benign nevus a cause for concern?

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Posted on Fri, 8 Sep 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: recently noticed a small mole on my back, preety sure it's been there a long time but just a bit concerned and would like it checked.I have attached some images.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 10 minutes later
Brief Answer:
A benign nevus

Detailed Answer:
hello. thank you for writing to us.

I am Dr. Kakkar(dermatologist). I have viewed the images.

it is a small, flat , uniformly brown/tan colored, symmetric, well defined nevus with regular margins. So in my view it is a benign nevus.

regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 13 minutes later
I was concerned because it appears slightly pinkish?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 1 minute later
Brief Answer:
A benign nevus

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

That is fine of it has been the same color always.

Regards,
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Dr. Kakkar S.

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