According to WebMD and Mayo Clinic, clusters of skin cells called melanocytes cause moles. Normally, these skin cells are spread evenly. Melanocytes produce melanin, the pigment that gives skin its ordinary color. Sun ex... More »

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Moles can occur anywhere on the body. Noticing a mole on your labia is slightly uncommon but it does happen. Typically, a mole on the labia is nothing to worry about unless changes in its appearance, color, sensitivity o... More »

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Find out if a mole is cancerous by going to a dermatologist and getting the mole tested, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. This is especially important if the mole looks strange or behaves in an unusual w... More »

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A blotchy rash on the elbows and knees is a common symptom of plaque psoriasis, a skin condition that causes skin cells to multiply up to 10 times faster than normal, according to WebMD. WebMD explains that plaque psoria... More »

According to Drugs.com, seborrheic keratoses, noncancerous, benign tumors caused by the abnormal growth of skin cells, do not normally require any treatment; however, they can be surgically removed if they become irritat... More »

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Dermal skin cells do not divide as quickly as they once did as the skin begins to age. When there is reduced cell division, the skin takes longer to rejuvenate. As a result, it begins to thin due to a lack of hardiness i... More »

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Moles occur when skin cells, called melanocytes, form a cluster instead of getting distributed evenly throughout the skin, according to WebMD. Melanocytes are the components of the pigment melanin, which gives skin its n... More »