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Im having a mole excision done tomorrow on my thigh. Is it ok to go excercise afterwards?

Im having a mole excision done tomorrow on my thigh. Is it ok to go excercise afterwards?

Depends : If the mole is small and only being shaved off, then light lower body exercise should be OK. If a deeper excision requiring stitches, then you likely will need a period of lower body rest. Ask your doctor at the time of the procedure. Upper body exercise should be fine either way. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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How can I get mole removal done through excision without anesthesia?

How can I get mole removal done through excision without anesthesia?

Sure: However, depends on size, extent of excision, location, & your ability to remain still. If you are referring to general anesthesia, then yes for sure this probably will not be required. Local anesthesia is usually used, & is also helpful with keeping you comfortable throughout. Even the best intentioned patients can not help to have a natural reaction to withdraw from pain. Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) patch at least. ...Read more

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I had a mole excision done on Thursday. Woke up sat morning and half of the stitches came out! Should I get it re-stitched? It is very tender too.

I had a mole excision done on Thursday. Woke up sat morning and half of the stitches came out! Should I get it re-stitched? It is very tender too.

Call the DR: Call the DR who did the procedure, explain what happened. The DR will want to see you at once. Do not delay. You will probably get an answering service if weekend: make it clear that the DR will wish to see you ASAP. ...Read more

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I just had a mole removal by excision it was a deep mole now my dermatologist told me to keep the plaster on and not to touch the wound is this normal?

I just had a mole removal by excision it was a deep mole now my dermatologist told me to keep the plaster on and not to touch the wound is this normal?

YES: It is common to have a surgical excesion that is deep to the subcutaneous or dremal tissues.. I agree that you should keep the dressing intact and follow up on the pathology report. ...Read more

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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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Nevi (Definition)

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