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A male asked:

I have a small raised mole on my face, which has grown a white bump. rest of mole is the same, should i be concerned & can i treat it like a pimple?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Depends: If by "treat it like a pimple" you mean apply warm compresses and otherwise leave it alone, yes. But don't go squeezing or trying to pop anything on a mole. If it gets larger or itchy or red, get an examination please.
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