Prolonged exposure to sunlight should be avoided by people who have many moles. Skin burns can cause not only irritation but also a change in the cell structure of moles that lead to skin cancer. Malignant melanoma is the cancer that we fear the most because it has a deadly evolution. Doctors do not recommend patches to cover moles (irritate the skin), but protective creams.
The most threatened areas are chest for men and legs of women. “Not only thermal aggression, but light intensity aggress the skin too. Protection consists in retreat into the shade, hat and sunglasses, because there is a risk also on vision. Photoprotection creams and sufficient water consumption is crucial, ” tells us the doctor. Be very careful when you choose protective cream. It should protect you from type B and A ultraviolet rays, because A type penetrate deeper into the skin. Try also to avoid to stay in the sun when the rays are strongest (between 10.00 and after 4 p.m.). Makeup can be an excellent way to protect. Most concealers contain UV factor and layer of makeup makes the skin to not be in direct contact with sunlight. Equally dangerous are the injuries from the moles. If you’ve scratched or broken accidentally a mole, go to a dermatological consultation in maximum 2-3 days after the incident.
From benign to malignant because of injuries”Not only prominent moles are dangerous , but the plane are too . Scratching and crushing injuries favor transformation from benign to malignant”, warns dermatologists.
Be careful also in the case of epilation. Depilatory creams can affect the skin dissolving together with hair the corneum stratum of the skin . Avoid applying cream especially where you have moles that can irritate. Avoid applying cream especially where you have moles that can irritate.
Normal moles are symmetrical, cancerous are not. So when you examine a mole, draw an imaginary line in the middle of it and compare the two halves. If they do not look alike, ask a dermatologist to consult you.
A flat mole poses no problem, and its surface is soft. Usually, is round or oval and not more than 6 mm in diameter. Most occur on children and young people. It’s unusual to appear after the age of 40.