Moles are also called nevi. Almost everybody has a mole on their bodies. One may have as many as 10 or more. Some have it on very distinct positions on their body like on their faces, above their lips, cheeks and various other parts of their bodies.
Moles start to show up on the body at around adolescence or when the person is still a child. And it grows as the child grows too, although not much.
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Connection between a mole and melanoma
Having a mole on your body has nothing to do with cancer. However, melanoma can develop from moles. Moles are normal, but there are situations where medical help is needed. Melanoma, on the other hand, is a very serious type of skin cancer, but with early detection, it can be treated. Melanoma sometimes manifests on the body in the form of moles. Also, changes in an existing mole can be a sign of melanoma