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How can you get rid of a spider nevus?

How can you get rid of a spider nevus?

Laser treatment: Spider nevus, also called spider angioma, is a blood vessel lesion. When blanched with a glass slide, we often see pulsating feeding arteriole at the center (the "body" of the spider). Cosmetically, this is successfully treated with vascular lasers. ...Read more

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Moles (Definition)

A mole (also called a nevus) is a localized overgrowth of pigment-producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. Most moles are benign. However, these cells can become cancerous. This is known as melanoma, ...Read more


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Is a spider nevus just a spider-shaped mole?

Is a spider nevus just a spider-shaped mole?

No, not a mole: A spider nevus is a group of tiny blood vessels under the skin. The blood vessels look like they radiate from a center spot, seeming like the legs of a spider. A dermatologist can remove it with a laser. ...Read more

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Can I remove a spider nevus from my hand myself?

Can I remove a spider nevus from my hand myself?

No: Spider nevus (or spider angioma) are blood vessel lesion that is fed by a deeper arteriole. There are no at-home instruments that you can use safely to cauterize that vessel. Your doctor will treat this with laser or electrocautery. ...Read more

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How to get rid of or hide my halo nevus?

How to get rid of or hide my halo nevus?

Surgery or makeup: they are usually benign but not liking it is a valid reason to have it removed. See a plastic surgeon ...Read more

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How can you permanently get rid of nevus spilus?

Yes: You can excise the area to remove it permanently. If the Nevis is large that would leave a longer scar. You may have to have serial excision (removing portions at a time) if it is very large or in a difficult area (ie face). Hope that helps. ...Read more

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I have many Melanocytic nevus (subdural moles) on my face that seems to be increasing. How do I get rid of them naturally?

I have many Melanocytic nevus (subdural moles) on my face that seems to be increasing. How do I get rid of them naturally?

Moles: There is no natural way to get rid of unwanted moles. The moles can be surgically excised which would leave scars or you could have a shave excision which removes the top of the mole and rarely leaves scars. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of moles ?

See your derm: Surgical excision of suspicious moles is the best way. This can be performed by your friendly dermatologist. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of moles on your face and neck naturally? What causes moles on the face and neck area and what causes them to get bigger?

Moles : Mole development, size, shape, location are under genetic influences. One tends to see more moles over time . Moles should be evaluated and treated by a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of moles using mole removal cream?

Can you get rid of moles using mole removal cream?

Don't think so: Over-the-counter "mole removal" creams probably work like the "wart removal" creams, using some irritant or acid to destroy cells on the skin. Moles have pigmented cells that include cells that are deeper down in the skin surface, so the cells that are not destroyed will likely reproduce to prevent the mole from going away. It's best to have a dermatologist look at any moles a person doesn't want. ...Read more

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How to get rid of moles?

Moles???: Best to see a doctor to evaluate and decide if surgical excision is indicated... ...Read more

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