Mole Tags – Types, Causes & Treatment

  • July 21, 2016
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Due to some specific reasons, most of us face many skin diseases and mole tags are one of them. However, it becomes a very common skin problem as other conditions such as freckles, skin tags, benign lentigines, and seborrheic keratoses. Although, it is necessary to seek your doctor’s help when you found these kind of skin problems.

Moles are growths on the skin that are usually brown or black and can appear anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups. This problem can occur in early childhood or in later life also. They can usually change slowly, become raised and lighter in color, as you grow. Most moles are benign those that look different than other existing moles or those that first appear after age 20.

Types of Mole Tags

Mole tags develop in two types:

  1. Congenital nevi: Congenital nevi is appearing after the birth and this type of person are one of the 100 people. If the mole growing more than 8 inches in diameter, then it can become a cancer.
  2. Dysplastic nevi: Dysplastic nevi mole is larger than the normal size and uneven edges or shape. Their color is dark brown, light and a mixture of these. Those people have dysplastic moles, they have around 100 moles. These types of persons have more chances of developing cancerous melanoma. If you determine any changes in your mole size, then go to your doctor and check to detect is it cancer or not.

What are the causes of mole tags?

Mole tags grow when  the cells grow in the cluster instead being spread throughout  the skin. These cells know as a melanocytes, and they developed in the skin color, but after sun exposure they become darker. Pregnancy is also an another reason of their dark color.

What is the treatment of mole tags?

Before taking any step by doctors firstly take a small tissue of the mole for testing. Because sometime moles was diagnosed with cancer and at that time, they cut the entire mole and the rim of normal skin around it, and stitching the wound closed. However, most of the moles not diagnosed with cancer.