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Facts About Moles Infographic, Mole Removal by Cosmedics Skin Clinics

FACTS ABOUT MOLES What type of mole could i have? "HARMLESS MOLES "MALIGNANT MELANOMA Maligant Melanoma is a dangerous type of skin cancer that is on the rise due to a number of factors. The best form of defence in Moles that are even coloured, light brown or skin coloured, flat or raised and are not changing are most likely harmless. Raised moles can occasionally catch on clothing and get irritated but are not likely to be worrying. spotting it, is by looking for any new or changing moles. Particularly flat dark moles that are bigger than the blunt end of a pencil. THEFACTS • Most adults develop more moles as they get older • Most moles raised or flat if all look similar are likely to be harmless • Anyone can get a melanoma skin cancer • You can get melanoma without getting sunburnt ... The 'ABCDE' Rule Asymmetry The shape of one half does not match the other. Border That is irregular. The edge are often ragged, notched, or blurred in outline. The pigment may spread into the surrounding skin. Colour That is uneven. Shades of black, brown, and tan may be present. Areas of white, gray, red, pink or blue may also be seen. Diameter There is a change in size, usually an increase. Melanoma can be tiny, but most are larger than 6 millimetres wide (about 1/4 inch wide.) Evolving A mole which is new and/or has changed over the last few months. WHERE DO I CHECK FOR MÓLES? WOMAN ARE MORE LIKELY I TO FIND I MELANOMA ' MOLES ON THEIR LEGS. THEMOST COMMON AREAS FOR MELANOMA ARE (FOR MEN) THE BACK. Everyone is advised to check themselves all over every 2-3 months and see a doctor urgently if there are any suspicious moles A single changing mole compared to all your other moles in the 'ugly duckling sign' ... SO WHAT NEXT? If in doubt, check it out. COSMETIC MOLE REMOVAL WHAT IF I'M WORRIED OR NOT SURE? Many people don't like their moles for various reasons. Unwanted moles can sure you see a GP or a doctor as it is now be removed with laser or Don't feel embarrased and make very difficult for you to know what is normal and what is not. If the doctor has a concern they will refer you to a surgery, leaving minimal if any scarring. Nowadays cosmetics mole removal is not available on the NHS. specialist on the NHS or you can visit Companies such as Cosmedics are able to help by offering this service a dermatology specialist privately if you are worried. privately. ABOUT Us CONTACTUS Cosmedics Skin Clinics was established in 2003 by Dr Ross Perry and has built up an enviable reputation over the last 10 years for setting high standards of care and patient satisfaction with the professional skin care market. @cosmedics Cosmedics are leading providers of private mole removal in the UK. All moles are removed by qualified and experienced UK accredited doctors and mole testing is carried out in all cases as a precaution. [email protected] O 020 7386 0464 CosmedicsUK skin clinics

Facts About Moles Infographic, Mole Removal by Cosmedics Skin Clinics

shared by Budgetinfographic on Jun 09
The ‘Facts About Moles’ infographic was created by Cosmedics Skin Clinics UK, to help raise awareness and understanding of skin moles, how and where to check them and what to do next with mole rem...


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