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  Your doctor, particularly a dermatologist, will check for any abnormalities on your skin. The exam covers your entire body, from your scalp to the bottom of your feet. The purpose is to detect any early signs of cancer, seen in abnormal moles that have grown in shape or size, are bigger than a pencil eraser, asymmetrical or oddly colored. You should have a skin exam every three years until you reach the age of 40, and then it becomes annual.