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My Mole Split Open Bleeding
Sounds like you: Cut into a vascular structure. Apply pressure to allow this to clot. If unable to control bleeding seek medical care. ...Read more
Hi! I accidentally broke open a mole today! There was a little bleeding, but I am still worried. Should I do anything about it? Thank you!
Mole: It should heal without any problem, make sure you washed the area and keep it clean. Any mole that is changing or new should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Remember to wear sunscreen. ...Read more
Could be.: Generally bandages are big enough to control post op bleeding, but occasionally not. Related to size and number of blood vessels injured and whether or not you ar taking medications that alter clotting. Aspirin and other non steroidal anti inflammatories such as Motrin can interfere. If you continue bleeding you should all your surgeon. Direct pressure always stops bleeding. ...Read more
I've hit the mole on my back and now it's bleeding bit I've put a dressing on it should it we fine?
Hey I have a tiny mole and picked it it was bleeding so I cleaned it and put a plaster on what else should I do?
As I washed my face this morning the mole on it came off a little and started bleeding. It is bothering me. What should I do?
See a dermatologist: See a dermatologist and see if it can easily removed. ...Read more
Ok, I cut a mole, I got the bleeding under control, but the tip is still hanging on a little, but not enough that I could just p. ..?
Please see your doc: To say that cutting the mole yourself was not a good idea cannot be understated. Please see your primary doctor asap. They may have the tools to complete the removal of mole and make sure there is no immediately concerning issues with the area. The cut mole may need to be sent to a pathologist for examination. ...Read more
My dad scratch a mole on his face and accidentally pulled it off. It won't stop bleeding. What should I do?
Apply pressure: Apply firm pressure for 10 minutes. If he is taking a blood thinning medication, and/or aspirin, apply pressure for 15-20 minutes. No peeking! If it is still bleeding, apply pressure again and take to an Emergency Room or Urgent Care. If it is stopped, apply a nonadherent dressing/bandage and clean it twice a day with mild soap and water. If there is any sign of infection, see a doctor. ...Read more
I have a small mole, about 2mm, but it has been bleeding and is now crusty with redness around it. Should I worry?
Worrying doesn't: Help. I would recommend a biopsy since its 2mm this would be a minor in office procedure that a dermatologist could perform on the spot. ...Read more
I have a fairly new mole on my back that started bleeding out of nowhere. Now it looks black and feels hard. Could this be cancerous?
See a derm: It would be in your best interest to have your dermatologist look at it. ...Read more
Hi! I have a mole which is very painful. The pain started yesterday. No change of shape, no bleeding, no change of color, just the pain.
I self cut into a mole I think I hit a blood thing cause it won't stop bleeding it will slow down some but won't stop. Its been an hour now.
Apply pressure!: Apply pressure (firm pressure) directly on mole (can have gauze, bandaid or towel over it) for 10 straight minutes, without letting up. Elevate the area above your heart (if possible), too. Then be careful not to knock the clot off when you clean it for the next 2-3 days. If it doesn't stop, call your doc or go to an Urgent Care/ER. ...Read more
Yes: Don't want to alarm, but IMO any mole that misbehaves, including bleeding with minor irritation, should be taken VERY seriously. It is probably not melanoma, but this could be an early warning and you can never be too careful with this disease. It is a killer. And it can be cured if found and treated early. See someone and if they are unimpressed, ask why it bled and what if it IS a melanoma. ...Read more
My dog scratched me this moring on my chest. I have a mole there! Its been bleeding all day, what should I do?
I have a weird mole that has started bleeding, is scaly, and is not round, you can hardly make out the edges. It is in the pubic area.
See your DR: An exam will determine if it needs to be removed and sent to a lab. ...Read more
I havea large raised mole its gotten larger recently, it has started to peel and is bleeding. The next drs appt is in 3 weeks, should I be seen sooner?
Bleeding mole: Call the doctor's office and let them know the situation. There are always cancellations. Let them know that you are flexible. ...Read more
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