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Moles vs. Freckles: How to Spot the Difference

[fa icon='calendar'] Sep 29, 2021 9:35:40 AM / by Dermatology Center for Skin Health, PLLC posted in Skin Cancer, Moles, Freckles

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As summer fades into fall, you might be admiring the last few weeks of your hard-earned summer freckles. These harmless little brownish spots are caused by the overproduction of melanin, usually due to exposure to ultraviolet light. You probably notice a new freckle or two each year, but how can you tell if that little brownish spot is truly another harmless freckle or a questionable mole? Continue reading to learn more about how to spot the difference between a freckle and a mole.

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