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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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My normal shape and normal color mole now has a scab like tip. Should i worry?

My normal shape and normal color mole now has a scab like tip. Should i worry?

Mole: A change in a mole, in this case , a scab forming may represent a cancerous mole or simply a normal mole that has become irritated. In any case, see a dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Is a scab after mole removal normal?

Is a scab after mole removal normal?

Yes.: I always advise my patients not to scratch at a scab or remove it, as scabs fall off themselves, when healing is complete. ...Read more

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Hi I have a mole that has a white scab over it is It safe?

Hi I have a mole that has a white scab over it is It safe?

Wrong question: Presence of a white scab is not a sign of malignancy. Much more information is required for a determination. If you are concerned, the best course is an exam, preferably by a skin specialist. How old are you? Pale skin? Family history of skin cancer? History of radiation or sun burns? On immune-modulating meds? Location, size, and color of the "mole"? It may be a keratosis. ...Read more

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Mole turned into a scab has white puss coming out. What do you recommend?

Mole turned into a scab has white puss coming out. What do you recommend?

Have it checked!: Most likely you have irritated the growth on your skin but anytime you note a change in the character of a mole it becomes imperative to have it examined by a dermatologist . Skin cancer can change the feeling and swelling of a mole. Do not delay an appointment with your primary care doctor to have things checked out! ...Read more

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I scratched my mole and found out it has small scab. Like very tiny dried blood?

Get it seen: If the mole had truly bled, either you injured it without knowing it, or it is very worrisome for a melanoma. Best get it seen by a physician. ...Read more

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I picked a mole now i think it bleed on the inside cause its dark or theres a scab what is it darker?

I picked a mole now i think it bleed on the inside cause its dark or theres a scab what is it darker?

See a dermatologist: Blood appears dark; the mole itself may be darkly pigmented. You need to see a dermatologist to examine it and, if need be, to remove it. ...Read more

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I had a mole romoved one week ago. The scab is quarter sized or larger but a large area around it is bright red still . Is this dangerous?

Not to worry: If the area of redness is greater than half an inch or is associated with increasing pain, pus-like drainage, or if you have a fever or otherwise feel ill, then i would call your doctor to have it examined. Otherwise, this is probably inflammation associated with the mole removal and normal healing. ...Read more

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

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