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A mole on my face and my doctor says i can't have it removed so i picked it off and haven't left my room in weeks because it looks bad. what do i do?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology 51 years experience
Mole picked off: You should really see a dermatologist to analyze and assess this problem. It's possible that this could've been anything from a simple spot which is age related or it could be an actual sun- related premalignant or malignant lesion, but I just cannot tell you without seeing it, so I think you need to get that evaluated personally. Do not pick it anymore. Let it heal and show the dermatologist.
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