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Suspicious Mole On Upper Arm

Hello all,
This mole has been here for a bit, and it looks rather strange to me. Does this seem normal? It’s on my upper arm area. I have put links to the photos below.

https://ibb.co/gFzcGS6
https://ibb.co/s1hP9R4
https://ibb.co/wzSdMrn

Thank you in advance!
-Terry
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Hello and welcome to the forum.  The most important thing to do is get this seen by a dermatologist.  They will guide you.  Has this been a change in your mole?  Here are the 5 factors to consider in a changing mole:

Asymmetry: are the two halves of the mole different? Less symmetrical shapes are generally more concern.
Border: are the edges of the mole are poorly defined? Is it ragged, irregular, or blurred? Again, regular shapes are less concerning.
Color: is the color uneven with shades of tan, brown or black? Some melanoma is blue or pink.
Diameter: has there been a change, particularly an increase, in lesion size? Increasing size, especially over 6mm diameter is more concerning.
Elevation/evolution: as melanoma progresses, it may grow down and up from the skin, becoming elevated. Early melanoma may be flat and any change is a concern. This change may be in size and shape or in symptoms such as itching, bleeding or scabbing.

Here's a good link to help you as well  https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/skin-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20377605
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