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What causes purple moles on the arms?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Sat, 24 Feb 2018 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: i have purple moles that have appeared on my arms overnite. They don't hurt. They just look bad. What are they?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Cherry angiomas

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at Healthcaremagic
According to your complaints it seems to be cherry angiomas which are benign vascular growths which tend to increase in number with age.
Still I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected areas under the report section of the site so that I can confirm the diagnosis.
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Dr Asmeet
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