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Anybody ever heard of a spitz-nevus type mole?

My daughter has a reddish brown spot on her leg, that appeared a couple of months ago. It is flat and not irregular looking. It has a tiny normal brown mole within the red spot. She is going to the doctor next week. Someone mentioned this to me and I googled it. It does not appear to be a cancerous type of lesion. I don't know that it is one, but the way it looks fits all the symtoms.


Asked by busymom340 at 5:42 PM on May. 20, 2011 in Kids' Health

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Answers (14)
  • I am not sure. I hope the doctor can explain what it is

    Answer by othermom at 8:33 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • Never heard of it...hmmm.

    Answer by SherriPie at 10:40 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • Sure it's not a tick bite. kinda sounds like mine. I'm taking antibiotics for Lyme right now.

    Answer by Audrice1985 at 11:13 PM on May. 20, 2011

  • Nope. Check with the dermatologist.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:36 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • I have never heard of this.

    Answer by Peajewel at 7:47 PM on May. 21, 2011

  • I would definitely take her to a dermatologist and have it looked at. It's probably nothing, but better safe than sorry.

    Answer by slw123 at 5:59 PM on May. 22, 2011

  • have not heard of that.

    Answer by KTMOM at 11:34 AM on May. 23, 2011

  • Never heard of it

    Answer by PrincessPeach06 at 12:48 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • Nope

    Answer by sstepph at 2:58 PM on May. 23, 2011

  • never heard of it.

    Answer by tazdvl at 3:27 PM on May. 23, 2011