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Is There Anything That Can Be Done To Lighten Moles
Is solarium that bad if done once per year?i try to avoid sun bcz it has caused me to have a lot of moles..so does solarium cause moles too?i'm white
Follow up: See thd doctor that removed it and get instructions from her regarding whether it is important to treat or if it will go away. ...Read more
Depends : If the mole is small and only being shaved off, then light lower body exercise should be OK. If a deeper excision requiring stitches, then you likely will need a period of lower body rest. Ask your doctor at the time of the procedure. Upper body exercise should be fine either way. ...Read more
Do all moles need to undergo mole removal? I just realized I have a significant amount of moles on my back. Do i need to have a mole removal procedure done on all of these?
Sure: However, depends on size, extent of excision, location, & your ability to remain still. If you are referring to general anesthesia, then yes for sure this probably will not be required. Local anesthesia is usually used, & is also helpful with keeping you comfortable throughout. Even the best intentioned patients can not help to have a natural reaction to withdraw from pain. Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) patch at least. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moles: Only things that are obviously benign should be burned off (a skin tag, for instance). But "moles" are usually pigmented (dark colored) and anything dark colored should be sent to pathology to be absolutely sure what it is. Even if the doctor believes it is benign, you cannot know for certain if you burn it off. burning off might save a few dollars, but that is not a very good reason. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Incisional biopsy- does a mole that was picked off, but needed biopsy, have to wait for wound to heal before a biopsy can be done?
A large vascular mole on the vagina, how dangerous can it be? Was supposed to be removed years ago but was too scared to have it done
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