A 20-year-old male asked:
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i had a mole shaved off my face. it came back flat but a darker color and looks more noticeable.will excision get rid of the mole or make it worse?

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Dr. R Condon Hughes
40 years experience Dermatopathology
Full excision: Should be able to remove the mole completely. A small scar may result.
Answered on Feb 18, 2014

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