Concerned about mole. Seems to have grown.

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Hi my wife showed me this today.

She says it has grown in size and will get it checked out. It's just I'm worried and would prefer to pay privately ( even if it means maxing the cards) for a quicker diagnosis.

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    Have you been to see your GP?  If your GP thinks it looks sinister, then perhaps s/he can suggest a Dermatologist to see privately if that is the route you want to take.  You don't want to pay to see someone privately & find that he ort she doesn't specialise in your particular type of dermatology.

    Good luck.

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      Thanks for your advice. It's just Ove had bad experiences with GPs and waiting times and have know many other people with similar experiences.

      PS I have tried many times to paste a photo here and into my original post but it only allows me to select not paste. Not sure if it's IPhone or the site...

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      If you save an image to somewhere where you can find it, and then select that image, does that work?
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    They do say always show gp any moles or change in size colour and texture. i have one on my back that itches, risen and gone black in colour and one on my leg, a flat two tone brown one that started of the size of a freckle but now quite large at least 1/2 inch but doctor not bothered about either of them, seemed more interst in size than the itching, im to worried about that one. Think ill get a 2nd opionion. 
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      Yes get it checked out and don't take your GPs word on it. GPs are not perfect. You need 2nd opinion from a skin cancer expert.

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