Moles are one of the more common minor skin conditions. They are simply growths that appear on the skin. To many people they can be very unsightly and annoying. When moles appear on the face or parts of the body that are visible they can be very embarrassing also. If you are among those who do have moles on their body, you probably wish to get rid of them. If that is the case, one of the mole removal options will have to be chosen or you may simply choose to learn about mole removal at home and perform it safely yourself.
A person can be born with moles on the skin. Sunlight isn’t always the direct cause of moles. Fortunately, most moles are non-cancerous. However, some moles are a direct sign of cancer in the body or the mole itself can be considered a form of skin cancer. It is advisable to get a biopsy of a mole if it changes shape or size. A mole with an irregular or asymmetrical shape, or moles that itch, cause pain or bleed can be cancerous.