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How should I manage a congenital mole?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have a congenital mole, have it evaluated by a dermatologist, and follow all of his or her recommendations. Your dermatologist may suggest adhering to commonsense skin care measures, such as limiting sun exposure and wearing sunscreen. In addition, he or she will probably advise you to examine your skin regularly. If a congenital mole bleeds, itches, or changes shape, contact your dermatologist promptly.

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