Informative Essay On Moles

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Have you ever wanted to know why you have moles? Why your moles are different colors or shapes? Why you might have skin cancer? This research paper is going to be on moles and explain all those reasoning’s. I’m going to talk about how they afflict or affect the organ systems of the human body and much more information on them. Moles are one of the most common skin disorders, and many people have them and don’t even realize it. To begin with, a mole is a dark colored spot on the outer layer of the skin (epidermis). Moles can be found anywhere on the epidermis layer of the skin. Most moles are brown, and can sometimes be a light pinkish color, or even black. Every person in this world has at least one mole on their skin. Moles can change due to pregnancy or puberty, making them darker or larger in size. Another name for a mole is a nevus. Moles appear usually before the age 20 and look like a small freckle at first. It takes around 50 years for them to even fade a slight bit.…show more content…
Scientist assume that they run in the family and may result from the sun. Symptoms of moles are a dark color or round shape on skin. Moles can cause skin cancer. If moles appear to be a dark black color or look asymmetrical, that may be a sign of skin cancer. Three different skin cancers are basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are the two skin cancers you want if you are diagnosed with skin cancer because they can be treated fairly easy. Melanoma is the worst due to how quick it can spread to the blood stream and eventually get to other tissues. Melanoma is the highest risk of death between all skin
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