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how to remove a mole near the nose

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please don't do : Surgery on yourself. Encourage you to see your dermatologist. This way the type of mole can be identified and removed if indicated.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mole on your nose: Since this mole is growing, you should see a board certified physician with expertise in mole removal.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Fleishman
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Sometimes local anesthetics can be used to decrease the pain of biopsies. These can be topical gels or subcutaneous injections.
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Dr. James Shire
39 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Depends on the child's age as to what to use.
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Dr. David Bray
54 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: How old is your daughter? It may not be advisable to do this if the scar would be worse than the mole light sedation would help.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Follow up: Give the physician who performed the procedure an opportunity to examine and advise you.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Mole Removal: The best treatment for a mole that is raised above the skin on the face is a shave excision. The cosmetic result if far better than if the mole is sur ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Careful excision: Your mole is in an area that heals well with minimal scarring. It can be removed by an ophthalmologist, plastic surgeon, or dermatologist of your cho ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Go back: And see your plastic surgeon for an exam ; suture removal. Untreated the wound may become inflamed or the exposed sutures could become infected.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Dermatologist: Generally speaking,you should be worried about a mole should it change over a short period of time.Size,boundary,hair(any change in the mole) .In my o ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Mole and haircut: Usually unless your doctors says otherwise due to the extensiveness of the surgury.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Have your doctor refer you to a dermatologist who can more aggresively remove the lesion.

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