Symptoms of Melanoma

Symptoms of melanoma include:

  • Changes to an existing mole, including: 
    • Asymmetry: A portion of the mole doesn't match the other areas of mole
    • Border: The border becomes jagged or uneven
    • Color: The mole has different colors throughout
    • Diameter: The mole is larger than a pencil eraser
  • A mole that is painful or itchy
  • A sore that won't heal
  • A mole that bleeds, oozes or is crusty
  • A mole that swells at or beyond its edges
  • A mole that becomes red

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your physician.