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Treatments For Mole
Hi, is it possible to remove big sized irregular shaped white mole present on the face.
If possible then could you suggest the treatment name.
Plastic surgery: It is best to try plastic surgery but see a dermatologist first to make an accurate diagnosis. It is important for dermatologists and plastic surgeons to work together ...Read more
Can a mole rapidly change shape, size, color? Flattened out completely then raise again every few days [as a reaction TO TCA acid] treatment?
Irritation: TCA can definitely cause irritation to the skin and any growths that it comes in contact with. ...Read more
Following HCG levels: After a woman has a D&C to remove a molar pregnancy, it is usually recommended that she go on a reliable method of birth control and avoid conceiving for a year. Serial measurements of the HCG level are done and are important to determine if the molar prenancy has been completely removed and then to make sure that there is not reocurrance, which is associated with a poorer outcome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any OTC mole removal treatments or home remedies that work well for removing moles? This is for cosmetic reasons.
Lasers and moles: The laser used for laser hair removal shines in the skin and the hair equally. Pigmented skin, like in a mole, will tend to absorb more laser energy that pale white skin, so color change is possible. On the other hand, if the mole was changing and you only noticed it because you had hair removal in the area, this should be checked out by your dermatologist. If there is any doubt, get checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melanocytic Nevus with arch disorder and mild cytologic atypia of melancytes found from mole shave biopsy. what is the treatment for this?
Scar revision or laser treatment? What's best? For keloid scar, also have a mole on the scar tissue
Keloid Rx: The safest approach is silicone tape/gel (myscaraway, from walgreens/online), steroid/bleomycin injections immunosuppressant/chemotherapyagent) only in pro hands, electron-beam radiotherapy, almost never excision unless radiotherapy can be guaranteed within 24hr after excision. Be very careful or it will be made worse by cutting it! close follow up for 2yrs+ to monitor for recurrence essential! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers