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What to do if I have a very big dark mole at the center of my nose..its growing and now itching..can I remove this?

What to do if I have a very big dark mole at the center of my nose..its growing and now itching..can I remove this?

Mole on your nose: Since this mole is growing, you should see a board certified physician with expertise in mole removal. ...Read more

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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Will my mole grow back after removal?

Will my mole grow back after removal?

Usually not: Depending on how the mole was removed. If the mole was removed all the way through the skin, it will most likely not return. If it was removed by a technique called shaving, it might grow back. ...Read more

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Growing black mole can be removed naturally?

Growing black mole can be removed naturally?

Naturally?: A changing mole needs to be excised surgically so that it may be examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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If I had a mole in my face surgically removed, can it grow back?

If I had a mole in my face surgically removed, can it grow back?

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

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I have a growing black mole how should I remove it or get it removed?

I have a growing black mole how should I remove it or get it removed?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist will tell you if the mole is suspicious. If so, he or she will recommend excision and biopsy. ...Read more

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Last week i had a mole come up and now it's turning black and growing fast! help?

Last week i had a mole come up and now it's turning black and growing fast! help?

Go see your doctor f: You should obtain a medical opinion from your family doctor or go see a dermatologist(skin specialist). A biopsy of a mole is desirable if it is changing or growing. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a mole to grow back to normal if accidentally nicked off?

It may not grow back: Depending on the depth of the "nicking off" it could be akin to having the lesion.mole excised, so there is the chance the mole may not grow back. have it looked at if it does not heal. ...Read more

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I had a mole removed and it left a big deep scare. It's been 2 years ago now, but the place has pains sometimes and feels funny?

Scars are permanent!: As are any skin sensory nerves that may have been cut in the mole removal. Sometimes scar revision can yield a better-looking scar, but what's cut can never be "uncut." see an abps-certified plastic surgeon for revision advice, and perhaps consider a plastic surgeon rather than a derm or family practice doc for mole removal; these two areas of medicine are not surgical specialties. ...Read more

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more