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Ask the doc: “Should I be worried if my freckles have gotten darker?”

Our expert physician reveals whether darkened freckles or moles are worrisome, and how to protect your skin.
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Ask the doc: “Is it normal for moles to appear a lot more when...

—Lizette G., University of the District of Columbia, Washington DCYes. It’s very common for people to acquire and lose moles over the course of their lifetime. Mole accumulation peaks in the 30s and after...