I recently noticed that a mole on the underside of my breast had changed. I have several moles and they all look the same, except this one. It used to just be a little round spot. All of my moles are red and raised from my skin (similar to a bump). This one is now a red more similar to the others but it's got a clear spot in it and the edges on one side are now a little bit raised and ragged. There are also dark spots in it. I've attached a picture (but it's not a great one). It's bigger than it was but still pretty small.
Three years ago I was diagnosed with stage 1 papillary cancer in my thyroid but I'm cancer free now. I realize I should probably get this spot on my breast looked at but I feel a little silly, like I'm worrying over nothing. I also have no idea of what kind of doctor to see. My internist? Breast doctor? Dermatologist? I would appreciate any guidance you can give.
Thank you for your time.
Answer Sorry your picture does not allow a diagnosis with any certainty. So I must strongly suggest that you let a doctor check it soonest - best by a dermatologist! That is NOT a silly thing to do! That is a wise precaution! Good luck!
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