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Black heads on my chest for long

i have this black thing on my upper chest . and it kinda looks like a black head . but it wont pop.i have had it for years. its the size of a blak head . should i get it checked out . can it be cancer .
Thu, 23 Jun 2011
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  Anonymous's Response
i have cancer
General & Family Physician Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.I think you are having mole on your chest.Normally moles do not cause any problem.If the increase in size and grow in number than you need to worry,otherwise no.bye.
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  Anonymous's Response
i have the same problem
Dermatologist Dr. Bharat Chawda's  Response
Welcome To HealthcareMagic forum,

By your description it seems to be a mole.If it is raised above the skin level then it is called compound mole ,and if it is flat then it is called junctional mole.
Any mole by itself is not cancer,so please don't worry.But if the mole is increasing in size ,or if it is causing itching or is bleeding form the site,then it is a cause of worry .

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