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"Know your Moles" Poster

TIPS (FOR THERAPISTS) NB!  Before attempting to remove a mole or growth, always ask your client for a note from their doctor or dermatologist approving the procedure. When looking for moles on the body or face of your client, ask them if any changes in size, colour, or shape. Itching, bleeding, or crusting of moles occurred, these are signals that your client should schedule an appointment with their dermatologist or doctor to have the moles examined asap. Know your Moles Know the ABCDEs when checking the moles and have them professionally checked by a GP or Dermatologist for all concerns: ·         A - Asymmetry – one half doesn’t match the other half ·         B - Borders – the mole has uneven borders ·         C - Colour – there is a variety of colours in the mole (brown, tan, or black) ·         D - Diameter – the mole has grown larger than a pencil eraser (¼ inch) ·         E - Evolution – the mole has evolved in size, shape, colour, elevation, or they have noticed