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A 41-year-old female asked:

Mole accident scratched off 18 months ago just scar now no mole. saw derm said if any concern something would show on skin is this true ..?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Most likely,yes-true: A lesion that would be of concern, would most likely return within a year and a half. 18 months out, you should be fine and the lesion that got scraped off was most likely benign.
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