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why does a mole need to be burnt off

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Might be a scar: Dermatologic eval would determine diagnosis and help formulate treatment plan if indicated.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Steckelman
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: It may be at the burn site.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Shatkin jr.
37 years experience Plastic Surgery
Raised mole: Any persistent mole that is irritated should be assessed by a physician or skin specialist. The potential risk of cancer needs to be addressed.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahram Sina
Specializes in Dermatology
Regressing nevus: Changing mole should be removed and be examined by an expert dermatopathologist.
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A male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin pigmentation: The burned skin area will heal completely, but it's possible the skin coloration changes will remain. This is more likely to happen if the healing ski ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Really a scar?: Is it a burn or a scar? If the skin is still open then it is a burn. I would see a dermatologist since silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream may be he ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Need to see doctor: Only way to find three issues you have is by seeing your doctor. You have skin cancer before head lesion could be a skin cancer , 'you are weak fatigu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynn Greenhouse
28 years experience Internal Medicine
You don't: Basically you can't know what a mole that has been destroyed was; a biopsy is the only sure way. But it they don't come back you can be pretty sure t ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I don't think: you developed these moles with possible melanoma as a result of your sunburn this time, but there is probably something you can do about your sunburn ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Dermatological eval: is recommended. Your question was cut off , so I am not sure it this actually addresses what you wanted to know about.
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