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Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Rachel, Community Member, asks

Q: i have a mole on my breast that has started to get bigger and is painful, should I be concerned?

I was born with this mole on my breast and after I gave birth to my son it started to get larger and it is painful. the color has changed and it has almost doubled in size in 2-3 weeks. should i be concerned?

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
3/31/09 3:03pm

Rachel, this could be hormonal in nature. But any mole that changes in size or appearance should be examined by a doctor ASAP, to rule out skin cancer. So please call and make an appointment, OK? Good luck - PJH

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By Rachel, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/27/10, First Published: 03/31/09