Worried about that mole on your arm? Not quite sure if it’s benign or cancerous? You’re not alone. Though most moles are quite benign and are nothing to worry about, certain moles are something that must be checked out – else, you may find out before it’s too late. To help determine whether or not you need to go to your dermatologist for a skin cancer check, here are the ABC’s of Mole Changes!
ABC’s of Mole Changes
If you experience any of these changes, please schedule a Mole Check
A for Asymmetry
The mole is not roun, typically growing more on one side than the other
B is Border Irregularity
This is when the border of the mole is scalloped or rough, instead of smooth.
C is for Color Change
The mole is more than one color or unusual colors, like red or purple
D is for Diameter
The Diameter of the mole is larger than half an inch
E is for Evolving
The mole is changing or transforming in size, border, and color over time