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How should I manage a Spitz nevus?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The best way to manage a Spitz nevus is to have it checked by your doctor or dermatologist, who will likely suggest that the mole be removed. This type of mole can cause concern because it can look very similar to melanoma, a type of skin cancer. If you have any suspicious moles or other growths on your skin, see a doctor or dermatologist right away.

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