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Can you get a pimple under a mole

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Trimas
Facial Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes that is possible: You can get a pimple in pretty much any location including a preexisting mole.

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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Probably nothing.: Pimples are very common and it is probably not related directly to mole removal.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Yes: A mole is just an area of skin that has a high concentration of melanocytes or pigmented cells. Other skin gland such as hair follicles or sweat gland... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Pimple: Yes a pimple or cyst may develop under an existing mole. If the mole itself is changing size, color , or shape , and /or the "bump" described does no... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Plastic Surgery 19 years experience
Pimples under a mole: Pimples could occur anywhere on the skin, though more acne prone skin generally is more oily skin.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
You should see a skin doctor, known as a dermatologist. A skin doctor can diagnose and remove your “mole”. Once removed, it can be sent to a lab for f... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Maloney
Plastic Surgery 35 years experience
Treatment of Moles: The most important thing in mole removal is proper diagnosis. Assuming you do not have a suspicious looking mole(that is one in which the doctor suspe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Csaba Magassy
Plastic Surgery 59 years experience
Acne..???: It is difficult to ascertain the gravity of the "pimple" since there is no description of the location on your body and the size of your mole and loca... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Khairalla
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Different possible: The possibilities include a partial opening of the wound with some delayed healing and an overlying scab or an underlying dissolving suture poking t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bloom
Facial Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
See a Derm : If you have a persistent strange lesion of the skin for over a month, i would recommend having it checked out by a dermatologist. They are able to lo... Read More

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