Can pregnancy change the appearance of moles?
Source: Medical New Today, May 2022
Pregnant people may develop new moles or other marks on their skin. Most are harmless. It is possible to develop melanoma during pregnancy, however, so have a doctor check any marks that are causing concern.
Moles form when clusters of cells, called melanocytes, overproduce melanin, the pigment that colors the skin.
The National Library of Medicine notes that people can develop new moles at any age and that hormonal changes during pregnancy can cause new moles to form.READ THE ORIGINAL FULL ARTICLE