What are these red moles?

Red spots should be looked at by a doctor if there is any question they could be skin cancers.

Many women ask about the common hemangiomas (red blood vessel growths) that are small and round and look a little like a “red mole.” They are more common in women because we have estrogen, and they can accumulate over a lifetime. They grow slowly in size. They can be removed, if desired. See the blog post on October 17 on SkinTour for methods of removal of these hemangiomas.

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