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I have a TON of moles, and have since I was a kid.  I have kind of neglected my dermatologist over the last few years, mostly because I have been busy at MGH with Cushing's and parathyroid tumors and MEN-1 stuff.

I finally made an appointment, and got in fast due to a cancellation.  A few spots that I had concerns about were no worry to here, but I did have a few small spots that were pretty dark, so she decided to biopsy a newer one.  It came back with abnormal cells so the area around it will have to be removed.  My dermatologist had to reschedule so I'll have that done in January.  I have about 10 other spots like this one, that will all have to go at some point.  My endocrinologist thinks that these new ones might be due to high ACTH, but they wouldn't be abnormal if that was the case.  I am definitely noticing more and more moles/freckles in the last year or two, and I am generally careful about my sun exposure, but absolutely let it slip this past summer, and was in the sun a lot, but tried to be diligent with sunscreen.

I have tried to find sunscreen that physical SPF instead of chemical.  I try to limit my exposure to any hormone disrupters, because I have enough of that going on!  If you have any recommendations that don't leave your whole body with a white cast, let me know!

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