Category Archives: Dermatology

What Causes Skin Lesions?

What causes moles? Moles occur when cells in the skin grow in a cluster instead of being spread throughout the skin. They’re known as melanocytes, and they make the pigment that gives the skin its natural colour. Moles might darken after sun exposure, during teens and pregnancy. Is there a cause of lentigines? Exposure to […]

Let’s Talk About All Things Skin

There are several types of skin lesions that are very common and almost always benign (non-cancerous). These can include moles, freckles, skin tags, benign lentigines and seborrheic keratoses. What is a mole? Moles are skin growths usually appearing in black or brown, appearing anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups. Moles tend to appear […]