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is it dangerous to remove a mole

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Harris
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: First, I am assuming this was not a skin cancer, right? If it was just a benign mole that was harmful by its location or symptoms or a dangerous (pre- ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lipson
49 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: This seems to be an old world belief, much like "you go to the hospital to die". The fact is, it's exactly contrary to the truth. Removing moles jud ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No problem.: Not dangerous. Would only be dangerous if the mole was a pre-existing malignant or pre-cancerous mole.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Need more info: All depends on how the mole was removed and was it sent for microscopic examination? Did the doctor do a punch biopsy or cut it out with a scalpel and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
28 years experience Podiatry
Mole : One important thing is that if the excision is deep and goes through all the layers of the skin into the fat layer you need to be concerned with painf ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Vascular lesions: are not "moles". You need to see a dermatologist to determine diagnosis and decide if you want to treat. If this is a benign vascular tumor, you can c ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Removing 5 moles in one sitting is not a dangerous issue. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
See your dermatologi: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. These are blood vessel tumors.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Surgically: It's usually excise surgically so that it can be sent for biopsy
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A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Cold steel: Local anesthesia and a knife. Details vary.

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