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Raised Mole


Updated September 20, 2009

Raised Mole
Photo © Heather L. Brannon, MD
This is a great example of a benign mole. Even though it's raised, it has a very consistent color throughout and well-defined border. Depending on its location on the body though, this mole can cause problems if it's getting caught on clothing or jewelry, or it's getting nicked when shaving. These would be reasons insurance would typically pay to have this mole removed.

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