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Surgery To Remove A Mole
It has been 8 days since I had surgery to remove a mole spot from the inner thigh. Can I go out running or will the stitched rip apart? Thank you!
Depends: Price varies greatly depending on the type of laser used, skill level of the physician, whether performed by doctor or nurse, geographic region. In my practice the cost can range from $150 to $1500 or more per trestment depending on the size of the mole or birthmark and how many lasers I need to use. ...Read more
How can I remove a flat mole from my face except surgery and laser. Is there any cream which is cheap to buy except "Dermatend" because it's so costly?
Don't try it: Sorry. Surgery or laser are your options, or leave it alone. Your physician should see it in any case to be sure it's not melanoma or something else dangerous. The stuff you read on the internet (garlic, banana peels, strawberries, and of course apple cider vinegar, which supposedly cures everthing) is just silly, made-up stuff. ...Read more
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After my mole removal surgery where apparently a cyst was also removed from, my scar seemed to be healing fine until I noticed string coming out, what do ido?
I had a mole removal surgery and apparently a hidden cyst was removed at the same time. Scar was healing fine, until I noticed string is coming out. What do I do?
See your doctor: I don't know what this string may be, depends on the color and consistency. Your wound may be infected if it is also red, swollen, and tender. I would have your doctor who removed it take a look at it. ...Read more
I want a face mole removed! So self conscious about it. Would the scar look worse? Plastic surgery is a fortune though. Suggestions?
Check prices: Such lesions can be removed by dermatologists, ENT specialist and ophthalmologists. It sounds like this is cosmetic and not covered by insurance. They can all make a minimal scar. There is no harm in finding out the price ahead of time since this seems to be a non-covered item. You can usually lower the fee by offering cash. ...Read more
Not usually: A mole is a collection of skin pigment cells that are usually dark but not always. The base of the mole extends the full depth of the skin so to completely remove it a minor surgery is usually necessary. In most cases the final scar is less visible than the mole itself. Simply shaving the mole off flush with the skin is not effective. Non-surgical treatments may fade a mole but not remove them. ...Read more
My husband had 3 moles removed by a dermatologist n we got a call back in 2days stating now needs surgery cuz they 're in a change mode. Surg in 4 wks!
Second opinion: In many cases, seeking a second opinion is not only warranted, but necessary. Unless your disease is life threatening and requires emergency care, it is never a bad idea to seek a second opinion. Getting a second opinion helps you feel more confident about your diagnosis and treatment plan. Hope it helps. ...Read more
Without scars? No: Any time skin lumps, bumps, or lesions are removed (whether it be surgically, chemically or with a laser), it will leave a scar. If done expertly, and carefully, the scars will be well-hidden, and imperceptible to friends or casual observers. You will likely always know they are there, simply because you know what was done. Before you remove anything, always rule out skin cancer first. ...Read more
I hav wart n moles in my thigh. Althouh I remove with a corn tape. It appears again please help me. I want to remove it without surgeory..
Mole Removal Surgery:
Most moles are either removed totally especially if small or if very large a "punch biopsy" at one of the edges is done for diagnosis to make sure it is not a melanoma and if it is then the depth/stage it is.
In all cases moles are sent to the pathologist to get a microspopic examination as the standard of care. ...Read more
Mole: Surgical removal is the only recommended way to get rid of a mole and have sent for a biopsy. See a dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: All operations leave scars, which should fade with time and become less visible. Very large disfiguring scars can be treated, but a small scar is normal. ...Read more
Yes: Requesting doesn't mean your surgeon will agree, but it never hurts to ask. ...Read more
I feel nauseous and sick 8 hours after having a mole removal surgery, are my syptoms because of it?
I had apendix operation surgery when I was 10. Now I'm 30 and a month back I see a hard mole like structure developing just next to where I had the st?
I am told I have a neeva mole and that it will turn cancer so surgery is scheduled will it always turn cancer?
Small number: Nevi are part of the spectrum of pigmented skin lesions including the malignant form, that is melanoma. When a nevus is noted, those changes that are significant are related to enlargement, peripheral inflammatory changes suggesting mutations with a local immune response and ulceration again suggesting host immune response to destroy the lesion. If suspicious excision employed. ...Read more
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Is a wide excision surgery of a mole usually done in a doctors office just using lidocaine for numbing?
Yes: It certainly can be and often is. ...Read more
Is mole removal on an eyelid safe? Ever since I was born, I have had a large mole on my right eyelid. Everybody notices it, so I feel like it is negatively affecting my everyday life. I want to get mole removal surgery done, but I am scared of letting a d
Of: Of course it always depends on the individual circumstances, but generally speaking mole removal, even from an eyelid can be accomplished safely with little risk. Assuming that you are otherwise healthy, the major considerations would be the size of the lesion as it relates to the amount of surrounding skin and the proximity to the lash line. ...Read more
Depends...: This should be answered by your doctor who is performing the scar revision. Generally, if your scar revision require surgical excision, and the mole in question happens to be near the area to be excised, then it is easy to remove the mole along with the scar. If your mole is raised, your doctor may choose to simply shave excise the mole independent of your scar revision. ...Read more
Surgery removal of a black mole on the facce if it's a bad doctor can I leave w scar. How do I prevent more black moles surge?
I had a small mole biopseyed on my neck. It came back as squamos cell carcinoma. The biopsy apparantly got all of the mole. Should I have surgery?
If tumor remains: Squamous cell carcinoma treatment depends on location, age, size, depth but if small, the excision biopsy could have taken all cancer cells. Verify with docs and pathologist if that is the case, since apparently is the operative word. Margins should be free. If unsure, Moh's and excision wider margins are choices with high cure rates. Local drugs, radiotherapy are options for residual tumor. Goodluck ...Read more
I have a raised mole size of a pencil eraser on my face that I want gone. Allergic to local anesthetic used in surgery so must do naturally. Ideas?
Allergic to local: Allergies to local are highly unusual, but I am sure you could have something to avoid pain with it's removal. You need to talk to the doctor and they will figure out what to do. ...Read more
Can laser surgery on my gums get rid of my black dot in my upper gum? My dentist said that is was a "mole" but I really want an answer from an expert
The first thing to get is an accurate diagnosis of what the black mole is?
Assuming that it is a lesion that doesn't need to be biopsied, then a nd/yag 1064 can be used to remove pigmented lesions in the mouth and elsewhere.
www. Drgums. Com. ...Read more
I've got half a nail size mole in my eyebrow which is not cancerous. Shud I get surgery done or use apple cider vinegar to get rid of it? Does ACV work
Do not anticipate: That you will have success with the apple cider vinegar. Take care. ...Read more
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