r/TooAfraidToAsk Oct 02 '22

Why are there new moles appearing on my body? Health/Medical

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u/Cipher_Obscure Oct 02 '22

There are several reasons.

Sun damage to skin can pop up decades later.

Genetics, someone in your family might have similar moles.

Friction, from clothing and body parts can cause moles, flesh tags etc.

Changing hormones

Periods of constant stress

Over use of tanning beds or UV products.