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do all moles need to undergo mole removal? i just realized i have a significant amount of moles on my back. do i need to have a mole removal procedure done on all of these?

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Recommend : Recommend a through evaluation by a dermatologist to determine the best course of action in dealing with skin lesions, particularly pigmented moles.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Mole removal: Not all moles require removal. Those that are changing size, color, shape, or develop symptoms such as itch or pain should be evaluated by a dermatologist.
Answered on Apr 23, 2013

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