Maybe it’s a friend, a relative, or your spouse. You’re uniquely situated to notice changes on their skin, especially on the face, head, or neck. A mole looks suspicious and you think they should see a dermatologist. It’s an awkward conversation, and they might be resistant to the idea, but sometimes gently nudging someone toward a skin check is saving their life. Here are several common excuses for avoiding a skin exam and answers with which to argue successfully against them.