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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Usually not: Depending on how the mole was removed. If the mole was removed all the way through the skin, it will most likely not return. If it was removed by a te ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Black moles worry me: My first concern would be that you could have a melanoma, which is a serious - but treatable - form of skin cancer. I am concerned about any dark blac ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Seborrheic Keratosis: A seborrheic keratosis usually appears as a brown, black or pale growth on the face, chest, shoulders or back. The growth has a waxy, scaly, slightly ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Have it checked: Have the lesion checked by your dermatologist. Sometimes a mole is removed it is bothersome or irritated by bra or clothing. Other times it can be rem ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
19 years experience Dermatology
Benign spot : That's very common. It could be a benign tag or keratosis. If it's still there or grows back or u are concerned, see a dermatologist.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Get your annual derm: Check up now. Aad malignant melanoma: asymmetry: 1 half is unlike the other. Border: irregular, scalloped or poorly defined. Color: varied w shades ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually no pain: Your doctor will use a numbing injection prior to removing it and it does not take very long . If it is suspicious she will send a biopsy and that wi ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steve Martinez
28 years experience Breast Surgery
Get it checked: It could be that the mole is irritated by friction with your undergarments or other clothing. It is possible that it is infected. Another possibility ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
It may not grow back: Depending on the depth of the "nicking off" it could be akin to having the lesion.mole excised, so there is the chance the mole may not grow back. ha ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Subramaniam Arumugam
56 years experience Plastic Surgery
See Dermatologist: Any black flat mole should be seen and examined by a Dermatologist. Follow their advise. They may remove and send for biopsy or watch it.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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It better!!: And if it doesn't, get it checked-out. Give it two weeks. A dermatologist would be your best bet, but your regular doctor could at least give you a go ... Read More
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