Skin cancer is becoming more common because people aren’t protecting their skin in the proper ways. This can lead to a variety of different health problems and even death.
If you want to identify skin cancer moles, using the ABCDE method is really important. This can help you determine whether or not you have moles that you should worry about.
Everyone is different, so if you question a mole and its health, just go see your dermatologist to have it tested.
What is the ABCDE method?
A for asymmetry. Moles that are symmetrical are generally not going to carry cancer cells inside of them. When looking at a mole, imagine drawing a line in the middle of it. Would both sides be symmetrical? If not, go have this tested right away.
B for border. The border of the mole is something that is very important to pay attention to. If the border has a lot of jagged or curvy edges, it is at risk for being cancerous. If it’s just a round circle it is probably a benign mole that you don’t have to worry about. [Read more…]