Mole is dark brown or black in color and may appear alone or in a small cluster. Their texture differs from person to person. In some cases, it has hair growing from the insides.
How do Moles Develop on the Skin?
Moles develop when pigment cells, a type of skin cells that grow in clusters. They are usually far darker than the surrounding area and triggered by hormonal changes may be caused by:
- Teenage: When a person in a teenager, there is a lot of hormonal changes that tend to occur. The incidence of moles will usually be during the teen years.
- Pregnancy: During Pregnancy women’s has a lot of changes in her body. Although pregnancy does not lead to the creation of any new moles, existing moles become darker in color.
- Sunlight: Excessive exposure to the sunlight may increase the forming of moles. Can sometimes turn into melanoma or skin cancer.
Once people reach middle-age (40 years onwards) the number of moles on the body tends to go down.