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How serious is sebaceous Nevi? 2 on scalp.. I'm very worried... Do they need to be removed- I am 32 years old. Can I die from them . Please help!!!!!!

How serious is sebaceous Nevi? 2 on scalp.. I'm very worried... Do they need to be removed- I am 32 years old. Can I die from them . Please help!!!!!!

Benign: Sebaceous nevi are benign, so you are not going to die from these. You should get these removed for cosmetic reasons. You may consult this site for additional information: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3162275/ ...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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I have a mole that s split down the middle and it s a little red?

I have a mole that s split down the middle and it s a little red?

Have it examined: I recommend you visit your doctor who can examine it. You can then talk about whether you should have a biopsy to find out more information. ...Read more

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What is a mole?

What is a mole?

moles: Moles are growths of cells in the skin. There are many types of moles some dangerous and some not. In fact, most moles are not dangerous. Some moles arise a new in adulthood, but the important thing about a mole is that any spot on your skin that you don't understand or that you don't think has been there for years should be looked at. You should have a mole check once a year at least. See a derma. ...Read more

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How to remove moles?

How to remove moles?

Biopsy: To remove moles we use a small device and the procedure is called punch biopsy, just require topical anesthesia. It is really simple and takes only a few minutes. ...Read more

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Why do we have moles?

Moles : Moles are simply a collection of cells (melanocytes) that develop over time . Genetics have a strong role . Any changing mole should be evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Are halo moles dangerous?

Halo: Halo moles are not uncommon. It is the darker mole itself that must be evaluated by a dermatologist to determine if an abnormal or cancerous mole is present. In many cases the mole is normal . Either way , have the lesion evaluated. ...Read more

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What causes a mole to itch?

Itchy mole: Dryness, trauma, healing from trauma, infection, etc. ...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