Doctor insights on:
How To Remove White Moles On Face
Remove a mole: Unless your dermatologist is concerned about cancer, the most common method is to numb the area with a small injection, and shave the bump off with a scalpel. It almost always heals beautifully and leaves a very small scar. It can grow back because a small piece is left under the skin. I evaluate all facial moles with pathology. ...Read more
You need a doctor to: Seek medical advice, as you can not safely remove a mole yourself. If you try to do so you can harm yourself as melanomas require careful diagnosis and proper management . Otherwise you are taking a risk with your life. ...Read more
See Plastic Surgeon: If the question is whether you can remove the moles off your face yourself then the answer is definitely - not recommended. See your pcp or preferably a plastic surgeon and they should be able to address this for you and replace the mole with a small scar. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no:
it depend what was it if it was benign a good possibility it will not grow back IG malignant depend on what kind and how advance or deep it was
most of the skin cancer removed with clear margin will not come back except melanoma clear margin is not enough it has to be staged based on the thickness ...Read more
Possibly: If you can find someone to do so free, then it is free. ...Read more
Probably not: Have your doctor refer you to a dermatologist who can more aggresively remove the lesion. ...Read more
I've had a large mole on the side of my head all my life. When should I consider having it removed?
Mole/nevus: Most are benign. If you notice it changing colors or shape it's time to have a board certified dermatologist evaluate the lesion. ...Read more
Small (less than mm in diameter), flat, dark-brown, dots on face. They're like flat moles and I want to get them removed. What are they?
Not sure: Not sure. See a cosmetic dermatologist for exam and treatment. ...Read more
Mole: A dermatologist may remove a mole with or without stitches depending on the location , size, shape, depth and degree of cancerous concern . There are no "natural " cures for mole removal. See a dermatologist to discuss all options. ...Read more
Very likely...: You'll probably want to minimize scarring if it's in a very obvious area. For that reason, it might be worth consulting a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Remember that insurance may not cover procedures done for cosmetic reasons, though. Any mole that is itching, changing colors, bleeding spontaneously, etc. May need to come off for diagnostic reasons. Check with your primary care provider. Lg. ...Read more
Not usually: A mole is a collection of skin pigment cells that are usually dark but not always. The base of the mole extends the full depth of the skin so to completely remove it a minor surgery is usually necessary. In most cases the final scar is less visible than the mole itself. Simply shaving the mole off flush with the skin is not effective. Non-surgical treatments may fade a mole but not remove them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mole and haircut: Usually unless your doctors says otherwise due to the extensiveness of the surgury. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- How to remove moles with potassium?
- How to remove moles with glycolic acid?
- How to remove moles without scaring?
- Getting rid of white moles or razed bumps on the face
- How to remove red moles with oregano essential oil?
- How to get rid of flat moles on face?
- How do dermatologists remove moles?