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accidentally scratched a mole

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Biopsy needed: The small bump which developed around the mole may just be from trauma to the area. However, the only way to accurately determine if the mole is cance ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: This is not an emergency. Give it a week to see what happens.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Give it time to stop: Give the mole time to stop bleeding and then have a dermatologist or GYN MD evaluate the mole to see if it is problematic and needs removal.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
It may: I would keep the area clean and provide a clear cover with an antibiotic ointment or cream. Any disruption of the skin surface can trigger a scar for ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scratch/nevus: Best to see your Primary doc or Urgent Care to check it. Might need tx>?
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
How long ago?????: How many days since the incident? Usually such a wound will heal in 1 or 2 weeks. THROW AWAY THE NEOSPORIN. It is useless anyway. You may be suffering ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: But any mole that starts to itch, bleed, or change should be brought to the attention of your friendly dermatologist.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mole: Let the area heal first. If there are persistent issues or if the mole grows back have the mole evaluated by a board certified physician with experti ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Brown Mole: I would ask your dermatologist to have a look.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Start: Try constant pressure fo 10 minutes without stopping. Get evaluated if persustant.

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