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Are melanoma moles raised?


When it comes to skin cancer, detecting it early is key. If skin cancer is found early there will be more treatment options. This is even more important with melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer. So if this is so important, how do you spot dangerous signs? Monitoring your skin and performing regular self-checks is something you need to incorporate in your life. Also, it’s smart to have knowledge about the basics of skin cancer signs. One thing to look out for, are raised moles. These could be a sign of risk. Why is that?

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Skin cancer that looks like a wart


Skin cancer can take many forms. While most people know to watch out for abnormal looking moles, other symptoms may go undetected because they look like other common skin blemishes, such as a freckle or a wart. Below we highlight the types of skin cancer that can look similar to a wart and some tips for how to tell the difference.

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How melanoma affects the body


Melanoma is an aggressive form of skin cancer that affects the body in many ways. Usually first appearing as a new mole or skin growth, melanoma can spread deeper into the body if left untreated.

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Why does my mole itch? (and how to know if it’s melanoma)


Melanoma can have many different symptoms, one of which is itching. While an itchy mole is not always a sign of skin cancer, it is important to know what’s cause for worry. Below we go over some causes of an itchy mole and the warning signs you should be aware of.

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