If you notice changes in a mole’s color or appearance it is important that a trained doctor evaluate it to ensure it is not cancerous. Pay close attention to areas of your skins that are exposed to the sun, especially your hands, arms, legs, chest, torso, back, and head. The Plano, TX, family doctors at Village Health Partners offer skin exams and mole checks for patients who have suspicious looking moles. A patient is encouraged to get a mole check if the border or edges of the mole are irregular; the mole has different shades of color; the asymmetry is off or the mole appears different from others in size, color or shape. These are possible signs of melanoma. If a mole is considered to be unhealthy, our practitioner may perform a mole removal procedure so that it can go through additional testing.
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What is included?
If your dermatologist notices an abnormal mole they will take a skin biopsy, which involves cutting and removing a small sample of skin to be tested. This will help your physician diagnose possible skin disorders.
Taking Care of You
Our medical practice wants to give its patients the best treatment and testing possible. We strive to help patients live healthy lives, which is why we recommend regular mole checks. Our medical team is here to give you excellent care and looks forward to meeting you. Please contact our office to schedule and upcoming appointment.
Plan Your Visit
It’s important to check your own skin once a month to become familiar with the pattern of moles, freckles and other marks on your skin. It is recommended that self-exams are done in front of a full length mirror.