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Dr. Tariq Niazi answered:

Is a scab after mole removal normal?

Yes.

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I always advise my patients NOT to scratch at a scab or remove it, as scabs fall off themselves, when healing is complete.
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Dr. Mark Checcone answered:

Will I have a scab or stitches, or both, from my mole removal?

Shave or excision?

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Moles are either shaved so that no sutures are used, or excised in order to prevent recurrence but will require sutures. In both cases you want to avoid scabs by keeping the wound moist with ointment so it does not scab and dry out. Both techniques can give an excellent cosmetic result but depend upon where the mole is.
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Dr. James Newman answered:

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

Have it checked!

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

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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
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered:

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

Get it seen

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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.
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Dr. Randy S. Baker answered:

Getting rid of mole on face with apple cider vinegar was scab now a red circle on face. How to get rid of circle?

Not sure but...

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Given that using apple cider vinegar to get rid of a mole is not a standard recommended medical treatment (even though to my surprise it's reported to often help) I have no information to definitively answer your question. Often there is redness after a scab comes off. It will probably get better on it's own, but my favorite treatment for skin irritation/inflammation is calendula cream/ointment.
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Dr. Zahid Niazi answered:

Shave biopsy for mole done, came back totally benign. Still have reddish pink circle after scab fell off. When will this fade?

Few months - normal

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Normal for recent surgical site/scar to look pinkish red. The normal healing process takes a few months. You can help the healing by protecting the fresh scar from sun exposure. Some scar care creams also help.
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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

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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.
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i had a baby a year ago now and have noticed a raised mole on my back, it isn't so raised now but has went crusty like a scab&could come off?

See dermatologist

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Although statins ally it is probably ok only a dermatologsot should evaluate this and all at other moles at full body exam.
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I have a mole on my ear and i pick at it, when i do it usually bleeds but stops.it has a scab on it but its not sore or itchy.what should i do?

Have it examined

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Have it examined by your local dermatologist. It may be a harmless (benign) lesion (ie, benign nevus, angioma, fibrous papule) or it could be a melanoma or non-melanoma skin cancer. Please try to stop picking it. Even if it is harmless it may be removed to prevent you from further irritating/infecting it.
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