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When Is A Mole Called An Unusual Mole
Changes: When a mole changes quickly or looks different than expected it is called unusual. Moles are extremely common and most people have them. Unusual is a broad term and can mean different things to different people! i always warned my patients that any mole changing should be seen by your pcp. Any new mole appearing quickly is dangerous until seen by your pcp. Don' take chance on it being malignant. ...Read more
Definition: Any mole that is unusual.Get a more detailed answer ›
Get checked: Any new mole especially if it's asymmetric, has irregular borders, or has more than one color should be checked by your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I have what I've always called a blood mole. Its tiny & doesn't cause issues but im curious why it exists. I know it is blood since I pricked it once.?
How long for mole biopsy results if bad? My doc said they only call if bad.. When is a avg time to say I'm in the clear? Done tues AM, now Friday
Time: It usually takes 2-3 days for pathology reports to come back to the office of your surgeon or physician. The pathologist will report the result no mater if it is good or bad. Every pathology specimen has a report, no mater the result that it has. Give it some time. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermatologist office called. Tiny mole they removed was mildly dysplatic. He wants to do a larger incision 'just to be safe because of an area of damage skin'. What does this remark mean?
Mole : Atypical , formerly termed dysplastic moles are "graded" mild, moderate, or severely atypical . The biopsy is read by a pathologist and it may be determined if the mole was completely removed or not. At times , the dermatologist may use clinical judgement to remove more tissue if the results are ambiguous . Talk to your dermatologist regarding all options ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I got a call from the dermatologist's office. I have a small mole on my butt, a severe dysplastic nevus with pre cancerous cells. Is this cancer? I have further surgerynext week.
Possibly: So far the dermatologist doesn't have enough information to diagnose cancer. You need to have the whole thing removed and carefully examined by someone with pathology training. This wouldn't be colon cancer, and if you had colon cancer, this would be an unlikely place for it to turn up. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had 4 suspicious moles removed and biopsied today and one is still bleeding 8 hours later. Should I call the doctor back tomorrow? It's still sore.
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