A review of case studies found that Nevus is the medical term for a mole. Originally posted by MrDetermination: Dec 30, Posts: The most common body sites for melanoma in women are the arms and legs. In fact, some say the folk image of the witch with hairy moles comes from her looks.
Thanks to said big brother, and the miracles of Sharpie brand magic markers; when I woke up the next morning the mole on my arm was black, and 5" across.
Moles: What to Look For, When to Worry
But you have a higher risk of getting melanoma if you have: Congenital mole When a person is born with a mole, the mole is called a congenital mole. Is a Hairy Mole a Sign of Cancer? I can't speak for everyone with face moles, but a number of us have our reasons, and although I agreed to share mine, it really shouldn't be any of your concern. Sneak peak to our Global Interview. I wouldn't take a mole off my face unless it was interfering with my daily life, like glasses. Moles are very common, and most people have one or more.