Some people call it a “beauty mark”, for others it is a sign for luck, wealth and happiness. May be this is true but for sure the facial moles, as any other mole, could cause some health problems including skin cancer.
These moles are constantly exposed to the sun and because of the influence of the UV rays the face moles could change its pattern and that include form, dimension, edge and color. More over the facial moles are usually irritated by shaving in men and by make-up in women. If you have skin cancer in the history of your family, you should be careful concerning your face moles. You have to examine it regularly by your own and to check it with your doctor at least twice per year. To make this more organized it is strongly recommended to keep the history of your mole check.
Besides that for a lot of people the facials moles are rude destruction in their overall appearance. Often moles on face are like a curse and affect the poor spirit of the person. Hairy mole or flesh mole at the face is really a good reason to check how to remove moles. These undesirable face moles could be removed but it is strongly recommended to talk with your doctor before do it and to choose how to remove the mole with him or her. No matter how ugly do you think that you look with your facial mole it is very important to keep the head up and to be judicious when you choose the method of the mole removal.
Sometimes the moles are drawn as hideous growths at the chin and nose of the witches but it is not necessary the mole to be considered as ugly. Are you really sure that your mole is ugly but not charming? Is it really necessary to get rid of moles on your face?
It is curious fact that the moles are charming for some people like Cindy Crawford and many other celebrity. They call it beauty marks.
Are you really sure that you are not charming with your mole? Even if so do not forget: you are a valuable person and for the people who love you your mole really does not matter.
Moles may come out from the birth of an individual or may appear later during the whole life. It may begin from maturity and could still grow when the person become forty or fifty years old. There is no specific place where the moles tend to occur more often in fact it is possible a mole to appear everywhere.
Even that we group the moles in this group “body moles” that does not mean that you have to concern all moles on your body by one and the same way. From cosmetic point of view the body moles are less embarrassing than the moles on the face. On the other hand the body moles are permanently irritated by our clothes and shoes.
When you check moles on your body you have to turn your attention to the moles with specific location i.e. the moles that usually are irritated more than usual:
- knuckles, elbows, knees or all places that are aggressively chafed by the clothes
- the all places where usually are the seams of your underwear
- the women have to examine the areas of the brasseries
- armpits, between fingers and toes and all places where the skin tends to be in touch for the most of the time
Is it possible to prevent us of new moles appearing? In fact every person has at least few moles on his or her body. It is incorrect to speak about moles prevention just because the moles are in the most cases benign and does not disturb the normal functions of our body. Concerning the risk of skin cancer may be the prevention is to perform all activities that help us to gain in health. We must consume the right food on a regular basis in order to provide our bodies with the necessary vitamins and minerals needed for our normal body functions. The keeping our body in good form and well trained is another important condition to ensure the normal functions of the whole system. As a whole you will fend off problems with skin because your entire system is going to run better. Usually the moles indicate some problems that are going on internally so a lack of those problems will apparently have influence on the moles on your body.
It is the most natural thing that you can do for your body and keeping it healthy will allow you to feel better from the inside out.
Moles can come out everywhere on the body. There is no place that tends to have more moles that the other parts of our bodies. Having in mind this it is normal to expect moles on the genital area. Genital moles are often misunderstood and assumed as more risky concerning skin cancer than other body moles. In fact some doctors recommend even the benign moles on genitals to be removed because it’s difficult for you to monitor it.
The genital moles have to be examined carefully for any changes because this area is irritated by the underwear permanently. You must expect to see genital moles everywhere – the moles could appear in the external part of the vagina, vulva, penis and scrotum and the perineum (area between the vagina/scrotum and anus) or the anus itself, so when you make your regular check of your genital area be careful and examine all places.
I suppose that it is already clear that to have a genital mole is not something unusual. Actually in some cultures the genital moles are considered as a sign of sexual potential and fecundity.
As a whole the most of the moles are benign and this is also true for the genital moles too. It is possible in the teenage and pregnancy, because of the stormy hormonal changes to be observed some alterations in genital moles.
Nevertheless, even if the genital moles are not exposed to the influence of the UV rays (in the sun light) it is possible to turn into cancerous moles. Cancerous moles usually have some changes and symptoms that you have to observe when you examine your genital moles. You could use the Check Mole List to summarize and collect to information. It will help you and your doctor to detect the first problematical changes. Cancerous genital moles are dangerous because not only that they can cause certain types of skin cancer, but their closeness to the genitals could be a reason that causes some genital diseases.
Genital moles must be examined regularly; in fact twice more often than the other ones or at least at the beginning of each season. Early detection of any changes in genital moles is the best way to catch any potential problems.
Moles in children
It is absolutely normal your kid to have some moles and usually these moles are not a reason to worry about. In spite of that you have to know that some times some moles could be dangerous for the health of your child. So as a good parent you have to know some things concerning the moles in children.
Usually the common mole could appear during the whole childhood and adolescence. In most cases there are benign moles. Commonly the moles appear as a flat circle with color darker than the surrounding skin. The mole is growing with the child. It is typical during the puberty the mole to change its color usually becomes darken. There are few typical things to observe when you examine the moles of your kid. Because of the stormy development of the child’s system it is strongly recommended to keep the history of the moles check. You could use the developed for our organization Check Moles List. Remember if some mole is different than the others, with asymmetrical shape, itches or bleeding it has to be examined by your doctor.
There is a specific mole type that is usual only for the childhood and this is the so called Spitz nevi. These moles are often confused with cancerous moles. Commonly the Spitz nevi occurs on the face or head, have a smooth surface with reddish to brawn color. Usually the Spitz nevus is bigger than the common mole – it is frequently around 6 to 8 millimeters. Remember that only dermatologist could set a diagnosis, and you have to inform your pediatrician for it. Spitz nevi typically are investigated thorough a biopsy. A lot of dermatologists advise to remove the Spitz nevus completely. In some cases, rarely, Spitz nevi disappear on their own.
The atypical moles deserve a special attention. Observe the instructions in Check Moles List and see the section Risk: Cancer and Moles to find out how to discern the risky moles than the common ones. Without raising a panic it is important for you to know that the melanoma is the second most common cancer in the age between fifteen to thirty years. What to look for:
- If numerous moles of your kid are larger than 6 millimeters
- If there are atypical changing moles.
- If there are bleeding moles or moles that itches
It is important to read the Skin Cancer prevention rules and to consult it with your dermatologist to be sure that you are using the right prevention according to your area of living.
Talking about moles in children we have to notice the cases when the baby is born with moles. In these cases usually the people speak about birth moles or birth spots. Commonly one of each one hundred babies has a birth spot. Read more about birth spots