Top 20 Doctor insights on: What does skin look like after a mole is removed
Had mole removed 4 weeks ago, stitches have been removed but looks like nurse has left parts of the stitches in the skin. Should I just leave them?
About a year ago I grew a mole in the back of my head and my dr said it was normal. Now the mole look like it shrinked. Should I be woried? Is it normal?
Scalp mole shrinking: Return for examination.Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: Have your doctor refer you to a dermatologist who can more aggresively remove the lesion. ...Read more
I've had a large mole on the side of my head all my life. When should I consider having it removed?
Mole/nevus: Most are benign. If you notice it changing colors or shape it's time to have a board certified dermatologist evaluate the lesion. ...Read more
My friend got a mole removed the other day and now the skin that was underneath is a tar black. Is that normal?
Skin mole: Possibly, but there would be no pathologic examination of the lesion. If it were to turn out to be a skin cancer rather than a benign mole, you might not know until it metastasized it is best to see a dermatologist and have it removed and examined.. ...Read more
Mole and haircut: Usually unless your doctors says otherwise due to the extensiveness of the surgury. ...Read more
Infected: You removed your own mole? It is either inflamed or infected. I would suggest you see a health professional before it gets worse. ...Read more
Hi I removed mole with dermatend and the mole came of but left a hole in my skin will that hole fill in and how long will it take?
Depends: On size of wound, location. Best to get it checked. ...Read more
I had a mole removed that came back abnormal junctional nevus". I'm going to get more skin around the site removed, mwhat dows this mean?
What is abnormal?: Junctional nevus is a benign lesion. Ask your doctor what "abnormal" means, because that's a very vague diagnosis. The pathologist may have seen something in the specimen that s/he wasn't absolutely sure about, but s/he should be much more specific than "abnormal", and your doctor should explain why more tissue needs to be removed from a benign lesion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a mole removed that came back as junctional nevus I have to go back for more skin around the site removed what does this mean is it probsble mel?
No.: Junctional nevus is a benign lesion. Ask your doctor why more tissue needs to be removed. It may be because the pathologist saw something in the specimen that he wasn't absolutely sure was benign, or there may be another reason. You have a right to know. ...Read more
Can always ask: One has the opportunity to ASK to have a mole, or several moles, removed when visiting a skin doctor (dermatologist). Removal is often at a second appointment. The patient and doctor can decide on a plan. Moles that need to be removed for safety reasons, are usually covered by insurance. Moles that one wants to remove for appearance reasons, are "self-paid" by the patient. ...Read more
Mole removed (w/out biopsy) & w/in 2 weeks it grew back. Not perfect circle & dark center & gets lighter until blends w/ skin around. Should I b concerned?
First of all, moles should always be biopsied when removed.
Often moles will regrow if the original mole was deeper below the skin and a shave removal was done. I would have original dermatologist look at the area who removed it to make sure it is just pigment regrowth from an incompletely removed mole. ...Read more
Why do some doctors want to take out more skin after a dysphasia mole is removed with large margins and why do others not do this?
Had tiny mole most of life. Tip fell off, removing most it. Grew back. Derm said blackhead, but doesn't look like. Not extractable, shiny skin over it.
I have thes small pigmented lesion on my scrotum. It look like a skin tag and a mole when moved it moves right n left. Uro said notwarts. Am I to worry?
Leave them alone...: What you described should be left alone and deserves just a watch & wait to see how these lesions may change in size & shape and evolve since most likely they are benign or STD-related. Clinically, they could indeed be skin tags, or moles or keratosis Yet, without a direct look at, it is still hard to tell what they may be. How to verify? To http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more