Moles are common and can vary in color from flesh-colored or pink to dark brown or black. Moles are more common in fair-skinned individuals and the average caucasian has between 10 and 40 moles on his/her skin. People who have numerous (greater than 100) moles are at an increased risk of melanoma (mole cancer).


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Identifying an unusual mole

Most moles are benign (not dangerous). However, it is possible for malignant melanoma (mole cancer) to develop within an existing mole or on its own. Warning signs to look for that would indicate that a mole has changed include the development of a new, unusual mole, a mole that is bleeding or itchy, and any mole that has changed in size, shape, or color.