A 20-year-old female asked:
Recently had a mole on the back of my neck removed.after 2 weeks it has grown back black as well as with a red ring around it. could this be dangerous?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Need more info: All depends on how the mole was removed and was it sent for microscopic examination? Did the doctor do a punch biopsy or cut it out with a scalpel and then suture it closed? The red ring could be indication of beginning infection. Please get back to the doctor who took the mole off and ask him/her the answers to the questions I just posed.
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Last updated Jun 18, 2014
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