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Does Removal Of A Rather Raised Mole On The Face Leave A Large Scar
Scar: It is important to remember that any surgical procedure will leave a scar. While a surgeon will try to make the scar as imperceptible as possible, many factors determine how a scar will heal. It is vital to keep all scars out of the sun or keep a high sunscreen on the scar for the first year after surgery. Massage and silicone-based scar treatments have also been shown to help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a raised eraser sized mole on my face i want to get rid of myself. My doctor says it's not cancerous. I don't care about a scar. Will acv work?
Should someone be concerned about a mole that became itchy, and fell off, leaving a raised, mole shaped scar?
I picked twice at new mole? on top of follicle. Now I have a small raised pink scar with hair growing out. Dermatologist already checked. Why raised?
Many reasons.: The area may be raised from many reasons: Due to the trauma of picking off the mole, from swelling or scarring. The mole may be returning. If it was brown before it may have depigmented. It could be something new and unrelated to the mole. It' good that you had it checked. If it is continuing to change, it should be checked again. ...Read more
I have a raised,pinkish mole or chickenpox scar on myscalp.It has hair growing from it.When I put a little pressure on it it's sore.cld it b cancerous?
Evaluation: Please have it seen by a doctor. Hard to guess without seeing. ...Read more
Will mole removal leave a scar? I have had a mole on my right cheek ever since i was born. It is very big and unattractive, so i want to get it removed. I don't want to replace the mole with a surgical scar, though. Does the procedure for mole removal lea
Any : Any surgical excision of a mole or any other facial lesion will always leave a scar. Bigger lesions will leave bigger scars. Scars may be favorable or unfavorable. Favorable scars have more natural color, are flat and blend in with the lines of the face. Unfavorable scars may be raised, irregular, or run against the natural lines of one's face. Plastic surgeons are uniquely qualified to asses a patient's face when removing cancer or moles and provide the most "favorable" scar possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is laser mole removal effective? I want to pursue mole removal for a 2 inch oblong mole on my arm, but I am scared of surgery and getting a big scar. I want an alternative that won't leave a scar also. Does laser removal of moles really work?
No: Most moles can be removed without leaving a noticeable scar. It is important to understand tension lines in the face and plan the removal properly. A facial plastic surgeon is an expert in this area. The american academy of facial plastic surgery www.Aafprs.Org is a good resource to find a surgeon in your area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi I have 8 beauty marks(moles), i know that mole laser removal will leave a scar is there any other option to get them removed without leaving scar?
Depends: If you dont have healing problems, surgical excision by an appropriate physician depending on site. ...Read more
I have bunch of moles all over my face, they really bother, they're all small and flat, if i had laser mole removal, will i end up with scars on my face?
Possibly : It depends on what type of skin lesions these are. It is best to see a dermatologist. Some lesions will respond to topical creams or can be 'frozen'. These treatments typically leave less scar. However, some will require excision (cutting) and this will leave a small scar for each area. You can minimize scarring by always wearing sunscreen/avoiding excessive sunlight to your face. ...Read more
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