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I had a mole removed that came back abnormal junctional nevus". I'm going to get more skin around the site removed, mwhat dows this mean?
I had a mole removed that came back as junctional nevus I have to go back for more skin around the site removed what does this mean is it probsble mel?
No.: Junctional nevus is a benign lesion. Ask your doctor why more tissue needs to be removed. It may be because the pathologist saw something in the specimen that he wasn't absolutely sure was benign, or there may be another reason. You have a right to know. ...Read more
Benign: Nothing more needed, even if incomplete removal. ...Read more
ABCs of moles: Look at your moles according to the abcs as warning signs. Asymmetrical? Definite border? More than 1 color? Is diameter bigger than eraser on a pencil? Is it elevated? Does it feel funny or hurt? If these apply, get the mole checked out. For more explanation of the abcs check out: http://www.Afraidtoask.Com/skinca/skinwarning.Html worth getting a "total body check" from dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dermatology: If you notice a change in a mole it is good to see a dermatologist. Something that looks like a mole causes the most serious cancer of the skin , and since if detected early prevents terrible problems, it is always better to get it checked early. The dermatologist can then help teach you when you should be concerned in the future in your particular situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can't think of any: Good question. I have seen on the internet creams and lotions which can be applied to skin lesions, moles, and warts which cause the skin lesion to dry up, scab up and then fall off. I believe you are asking about those treatments. It appears to be some kind of a chemical peel. These treatments are unregulated and unlikely to be fda approved, so i can't in good conscience recommend any. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moles: Moles, known medically as nevi, are clusters of pigmented cells that often appear as small, dark brown spots. However, moles can come in a range of colors and can develop virtually anywhere on your body. Most moles are harmless, but in rare cases, moles may become cancerous. Monitoring moles and other pigmented patches is an important step in detecting skin cancer, especially malignant melanoma. ...Read more