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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
40 years experience Dermatopathology
Blood supply: To some moles can be compromised, causing the mole to "die" and then fall off. The happens most often with what pathologist call a "benign squamous pa ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mole removal: No. But you can have your moles evaluated and removed by a board certified surgeon.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Perhaps: Sometimes they come back.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
No: But warts and seborrheic keratoses may behave this way.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Generall not: To make sure when it recurs have it checked by your pcp to see if it needs to be biopsied.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
No mole no prob.: Ok....taking the son to his melanoma doctor in a few hours, so, should answer this. signs of melanoma. http://www.skincheck.org/Page4.php http:// ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Would encourage: You to have your parents bring you to your physician or a dermatologist so that this can be evaluated.
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A member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Typically : Typically moles do not fall off. It is possible that you have seborrheic keratosis, and that these fell off. It would be worth your while to get to ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few days to a week: Be careful , somtimes those what you think are mole could be some else like skin cancer? Check with your dr?
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Mole Removal: Iodine placed on a mole will not cause the mole to fall off. The only way to remove a mole correctly is surgical excision.

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