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    Black speck on chest
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    An_249838 posted:
    A few months ago a little black speck about the size of a needle head appeared on my right chest. has gotten just barely bigger and just barely raised almost like a pimple but there is no head. On 2 occasions the black area felt really hot lasting only 2 or 3 seconds. Cause for concern? Sugggestions?
     
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    Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
    Any new black spot should be checked by your doctor. Unfortunately, I see terrible cases of melanoma regularly. Please schedule an appointment with your doctor or dermatologist to have it evaluated.

    I hope that helps
    Dr. Mohiba Tareen
    Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
    Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
    Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology
    www.TareenDermatology.com


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