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Mole Removed Cosmetic Reasons
I have about 20 moles I'd like to have removed because I dislike them. Is there any reason I shouldn't have them removed?
Moles were removed via cosmetic laser. Some came back and were excised. Pathology showed dysplasia. Can laser cause false appearance of dysplasia?
Are there any OTC mole removal treatments or home remedies that work well for removing moles? This is for cosmetic reasons.
1 day after mole was shave biopsied for cosmetic reasons, there is a blackish/blue spot left over.Dr never thought melanoma but now i'm worried!cause?
Information: What you see is what is left over from the procedure. The entire mole should be removed. Generally it is usually possible to tell a good mole from a bad one, but not always. Many authorities believe that mole removal should always be complete. Gemerally a shave biopsy does not remove the deep layers. Treatment and prognosis of melanoma depend on precise thickness measurement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sis has a mole on face.she now feels its increasing in size.what could be the reason.its brown in color?
Any change in a mole: needs to be looked at by a doctor. Please encourage your sister to see her doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I am 26 years, I am getting extra moles on my face everyweek one new mole what is reason and solution?
A largish light brown mole has just appeared on my arm within a day, I'm 24, is there any reason for concern?
Yes, get it checked!: How large? A mole approaching the size of a pencil eraser is suspicious, especially if it is growing or new. Moles with irregular borders, changes in color, different colors in the same mole, bleeding, itching, or large size are all signs of possible melanoma skin cancer. A dermatologist or primary care physician can check it out. Early detection of melanoma is key! ...Read more
Is removing a benign mole on the face considered a cosmetic procedure and not usually covered by insurance (forgot to ask md)?
Benign moles: Skin lesions are removed for medical reasons that include growth, changes, symptoms, bleeding, etc. Most can be covered by insurance. If you already know its benign, then it would be considered cosmetic, unless it was constantly irritated by your clothing or jewelry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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