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Garlic Mole Removal
I heard about apple cider vinegar, honey, garlic, etc. But does that really work for mole removal?
Apple cider claims: Some claim that protecting tha surrounding skin with vaseline and daily application with apple cidef vineger will remove the mole. But before doing it check with your doctor if it is safe to do it. ...Read more
Mole removal involves excision of a nevus. This could involve either shaving off a raised skin lesion or cutting out a flat skin lesion. This can be done either for cosmetic reasons (unsightly mole) or to rule out skin cancer. I hope this information is helpful. Stephen weber, M.D., f.A.C.S. Lone ...Read more
Mole removal: Cost will vary based on several factors--who removes it (primary md vs specialist), where it is removed (office, surgery center, vs hospital), and whether you have insurance or not. This may be covered by insurance so you should check with your provider to see if you have a deductible to pay and who are participating providers. It can be removed by pcp, derm, general or plastic surgeon. ...Read more
7-10 days : Depends on what technique and the location of the mole removal but generally 7-1o days. ...Read more
What should I expect during a mole removal? I have never had a mole removed and I am anxious about my upcoming procedure. What will happen during a mole removal procedure?
Mole removal: A small injection of numbing medicine such as Lidocaine is used prior to the procedure. An instrument is then used to remove the mole ( this is painless now that area is numb) sometimes stitches are placed other times the area is allowed to heal on its own. Talk to a dermatologist to determine which technique is best for certain moles in certain locations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer