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  1. smj89

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    my moms friends DS found out the other day they have what's called a CMN, a congenital mole Nevus. it's basically a pretty large birthmark that has a higher than normal risk of turning into melanoma at some point in your lifetime. I know it's a weird and unusual question but is it disqualifying, he asked me to see if I could help him find out information since I'm on the forum. I don't really see how it could be but i wanted to make sure.
     
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    This is the Army standard regarding moles. Assuming he meets the requirements, he should be fine. Nothing to do but go through the Dodmerb process to be sure, though.

    "Current or history of congenital (757) or acquired (216) anomalies of the skin such as nevi or vascular tumors that interfere with function, or are exposed to constant irritation do not meet the standard. History of Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome (232) does not meet the standard. "
     
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    ok thanks! so basically as long as it doesn't interfere with everyday skills he should be fine??
     
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    For the most part, yes. No guarantee but it looks like he'd be ok.
     
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    he'll be happy to hear that! thanks
     

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