If you have more than 10 skin moles on your arm, we have bad news for you!

Set aside a few minutes and carefully review the skin on your left and right arm. If you find more than 10 skin moles, we have bad news for you.

A person that has more than 10 skin moles on one arm in on greater risk that one day will have the deadly skin cancer, malignant melanoma, reports the ‘Independent’.

According to the newest researches, count of the skin moles presents a great indicator of the total number of skin moles on the body. For example, people that have more than 10 skin moles on one arm, in fact, they have more than 100 skin moles on the whole body.

Unfortunately, these hundreds of skin moles say that the person has five times greater risk to develop the severe skin cancer, melanoma. This type of cancer is developed by abnormal skin moles, so the risk of melanoma is directly connected to the number of skin moles one person has.

During the research, conducted by the scientists from the King’s College in London, were collected data from around 3.000 twins. The experts were recording the facts for the skin type and skin moles, and it turned out that the number of skin moles is directly connected to the risk for melanoma.

The theory has been checked again, but now on smaller group of 400 women with melanoma, and it turned out to be true. The ladies that have more than 7 skin moles on the right hand, have nine times higher risk to have a skin cancer.

Persons of both sexes, that have more than 10 skin moles on the right hand, have more than 100 skin moles on their body, so the risk is even higher for melanoma.