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Difference between pimple and mole

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Plastic Surgery 20 years experience
Pimples under a mole: Pimples could occur anywhere on the skin, though more acne prone skin generally is more oily skin.

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 36 years experience
Don't know: A pimple if picked at could lead to a thickened skin mass but you should see a dermatologist for an evaluation
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Probably nothing.: Pimples are very common and it is probably not related directly to mole removal.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
NO: any changing mole must be seen and evaluated by a dermatologist: never ignore these changes.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
Moles dont go away: Try warm compresses if is a pimple.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Insufficient info to: even guess at this. Recommend dermatologic eval to determine diagnosis and to formulate treatment plan.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Tricky: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. and... infections can scar in. Inflammation/infection/etc can cause scarring and pigm... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need for check up: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Watch and wait: It may not have been a mole. You should watch and wait, without disturbing the skin where the "mole" was. It is returns, continue to watch it. If the ... Read More