If you have scaly patches on the skin or lips, or horns, that can't heal for months, you need to see a dermatologist.
If you have mole, you can do a pre-exam on your own. If these occur to your mole, you need to see a dermatologist.
- The color changes
- The mole gets unevenly smaller or bigger (unlike normal moles in children, which get evenly bigger)
- The mole changes in shape, texture, or height
- The skin on the surface becomes dry or scaly
- The mole becomes hard or feels lumpy
- It starts to itch
- It bleeds or oozes