So yesterday I discovered a new 2mm x 1mm mole on my pinkie finger. At least I think it's new since I don't remember seeing it before. It has an even sharp border, is colored brown and is oval. It's hardly the first time I've gotten new moles since I have tons of them, but they haven't sprung up on me like this before.
I got a doctor's appointment but that's in a month, and now I'm really worried about it being a cancerous mole and that I shouldn't wait that long.
Now the interesting part. I remember having something similar 10 years ago on the palm of my other hand. My cat clawed me and punctured my skin in two spots. When it healed it left two similar brown spots, which have faded slightly over time. I vaguely remember also getting a wound on this hand some time ago.
I have heard of inflammatory hyperpigmentation, but these spots seems to be a lot sharper than the images I have seen of inflammatory hyperpigmentation. What do you think? I'll visit a doctor either way, but I'm a bit worried sick right now
Here is an image of my new mole, and the old moles.
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