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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Mole: Please go to your doctor and let him/her examine the mole. it may be ok or need treatment. Be especially vigilant if a mole changes in any way, shap ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Moles: Yes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on size: and location, but melanoma is rare when lesion is less than 4mm. If this becomes a recurrent problem, surgical excision would be definitive treatment ... Read More
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
SCRATCHED MOLES: IF YOU ARE WORRIED, YOU MUST SEE A DERMATOLOGIST WHO CAN CHECK IT OUT. I CANNOT SEE IT . . .
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Type of mole: You are probably referring to a type of mole called a seborrheic keratosis that is basically a waxy mole. You are able to scratch the waxy top off of ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Moles: Usually this is not an issue. Repeated trauma (by scratching) may cause problems - namely cancer of the skin . Most moles are normal unless they get v ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: But any mole that starts to itch, bleed, or change should be brought to the attention of your friendly dermatologist.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonia Badreshia-Bansal
18 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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mole: Let the area heal first. If there are persistent issues or if the mole grows back have the mole evaluated by a board certified physician with experti ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Use moisturizing lotion. If the mole develops change in color, size, shape, irregularity, see dermatologist promptly.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darryl Blinski
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Scratch/nevus: Best to see your Primary doc or Urgent Care to check it. Might need tx>?
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