Moles are kind of like our old friends. After all, they tend to stick around longer than some people in our lives.
Ranging in size, shape, and colour, most moles seem to be pretty harmless. Some find them a nuisance because they appear at undesirable spots, while others consider their moles to be a special thing that make them unique.
But what if that mole that you've dismissed is potentially a sign of skin cancer?
Here's what an experienced dermatologist, Dr Stephanie Ho, has to say about the questions that she always gets asked.
Almost everyone has moles, and most of these moles are harmless. However, it's important to recognise changes in a mole, such as in its size, shape, or color. Some of these changes may be a sign of skin cancer.
Dr Stephanie answered readers questions on: