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I have a mole on my face and I want to remove it...Can I remove it is it possible.?

I have a mole on my face and I want to remove it...Can I remove it is it possible.?

Plastics: You should not remove the mole on your face by yourself. You should see a physician, preferably a plastic surgeon for evaluation for removal. ...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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I have a mole on my eyelid and i want to remove it, but its small so will it be safe?

I have a mole on my eyelid and i want to remove it, but its small so will it be safe?

See specialist: See your plastic surgeon as s/he will be able to tell you the risks, benefits and limitations of any surgical procedure that is being contemplated. Eyelids are very complex structures and require specialists for addressing lesions even though the lesions may be small. ...Read more

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I have a black spot on my face, and i want to remove it...Is safe if i remove it on myself?

I have a black spot on my face, and i want to remove it...Is safe if i remove it on myself?

Not a good idea: You should get it removed by a doctor so the diagnosis can be confirmed and to have removed appropriately. You will also get a better cosmetic result and minimize your risk of infection. ...Read more

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Hi, I have a ganglion cyst on top of my my right wrist, had it removed 2x and i can't seem to get rid of it. Would it safe to get a tattoo to cover it?

Hi, I have a ganglion cyst on top of my my right wrist, had it removed 2x and i can't seem to get rid of it. Would it safe to get a tattoo to cover it?

I would not recommen: A tattoo over a ganglion. Ganglions come from the joint or tendon sheath below and contamination or infection can track back to the joint or tendon causing more problems. ...Read more

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I got a mole near my collar bone and i want it removed without it leaving any marks/scarring is this possible?

I got a mole near my collar bone and i want it removed without it leaving any marks/scarring is this possible?

No : A nevus (aka mole) is a common and usually harmless lesion. Removal requires either cutting it out with a scalpel and closing skin with suture or removal by some destructive technique (laser, dermabasion, cautery, etc). All techniques will result in some form of scarring that will leave a visible mark. If the mole has any suspicious features for cancer, a sample should be sent to a pathologist. ...Read more

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I have a wound on my mole on my face before. Now it is full recovered however it left some blacken skin around it. What is it and how to remove it?

I have a wound on my mole on my face before. Now it is full recovered however it left some blacken skin around it. What is it and how to remove it?

Color change in mole: the discoloration where you had a mole may be pigment changes after you had surgery in the area and may be normal. You should probably have the doctor who removed the mole look at it just to make sure it's nothing more serious than that. Good luck ...Read more

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I got this white lump on my ankle, and i want to know what it is and how to remove it?

I got this white lump on my ankle, and i want to know what it is and how to remove it?

Ganglion: The lump may or may not be a ganglion. Most of the time it can be drained instead of removed. It is better to try conservative options first to avoid surgery because of potential complications and reoccurance. If it is not fluid filled then and MRI may be needed to evaluate it further. ...Read more

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I have a raised facial mole on my cheek. Can i get radiosurgery to get it removed?

Yes: Radiofrequency loops can be used to carefully shave away benign facial moles. It is important to be certain it is benign, either by exam or preferably by sending the tissue to the lab for analysis. This technique often leaves very minimal scarring which is a benefit of this technique. ...Read more

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I have a small dark spot/mole on my lip and i was wondering if there is anything i can do to treat it or a way if it can fade?

I have a small dark spot/mole on my lip and i was wondering if there is anything i can do to treat it or a way if it can fade?

First clarify diagno: You need to be certain that this is a benign mall before you start evaluating it yourself. I dermatologist can clarify. ...Read more

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Nevi (Definition)

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