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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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