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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.

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

Dr. Coyle Connolly
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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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How to remove a mole off your face?

How to remove a mole off your face?

Remove a mole: Unless your dermatologist is concerned about cancer, the most common method is to numb the area with a small injection, and shave the bump off with a scalpel. It almost always heals beautifully and leaves a very small scar. It can grow back because a small piece is left under the skin. I evaluate all facial moles with pathology. ...Read more

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How to safely remove a mole on face?

You need a doctor to: Seek medical advice, as you can not safely remove a mole yourself. If you try to do so you can harm yourself as melanomas require careful diagnosis and proper management. Otherwise, you are taking a risk with your life. ...Read more

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Can you exercise after getting mole removed on face?

Yes...: But try to avoid excessive sweating to keep the site of the removal dry and clean. This will help decrease the chance for infection. ...Read more

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Is it normal to develop a new mole on the face after age 40?

Is it normal to develop a new mole on the face after age 40?

See dermatologist: There are 4 reasons to remove a skin mole. 1) the possibility of cancerous change occurring in a mole sometime in the future (a pre-cancerous active junctional mole); 2) a suspected cancerous change in an existing or new mole, where removal is diagnostic and therapeutic; 3) cosmetic reasons; 4) functional and anatomical changes occurring in a mole. See a dermatologist for assurance ...Read more

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Hey I want to remove a brown mole from my face what should I do?

Mole : A dermatologist can remove the mole surgically. There are several options such as shave technique, punch biopsy or excisional biopsy with stitches. Consult with a dermatologist to discuss the best option to minimize any scarring. ...Read more

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If I had a mole in my face surgically removed, can it grow back?

If I had a mole in my face surgically removed, can it grow back?

Yes and no: It depend what was it if it was benign a good possibility it will not grow back IG malignant depend on what kind and how advance or deep it was
most of the skin cancer removed with clear margin will not come back except melanoma clear margin is not enough it has to be staged based on the thickness ...Read more

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My child has Jadeston mole in his head is there is any danger and what advise?

My child has Jadeston mole in his head is there is any danger and what advise?

Jadassohn's: Nevus sebaceus. Just watch it. Junior will probably want it off when he's older. Any sudden changes or new lumps or ulcers within the lesion should be seen. ...Read more

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Need a simple explaination for this. What is a mole, and how to remove it from our face?

Need a simple explaination for this. What is a mole, and how to remove it from our face?

Surgery: Your doctor can remove your moles safely in his/her office under local anesthesia. No problem! Moles are usually due to benign growths of pigment producing cells (melanocytes) in the skin. ...Read more

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I have an abnormal mole on my head and when it gets removed it comes back should I be concerned?

Probably not: Have your doctor refer you to a dermatologist who can more aggresively remove the lesion. ...Read more

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I've had a large mole on the side of my head all my life. When should I consider having it removed?

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

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How can I get a mole (on my face)?

How can I get a mole (on my face)?

Mole removal: Do not remove the mole yourself. Have the mole evaluated by a board certified physician. ...Read more

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Red mole on top of head, what could this be?

Red mole: Hemangiomas are red bumps that look like moles and can develop anywhere on the skin, including the head. They are harmless and tend to be hereditary. ...Read more

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I have a huge mole on my face. What can I do?

I have a huge mole on my face. What can I do?

Depends: Depending on the size, type, and location of the mole, different treatments may be available. In some cases, it can be surgically removed. If it is too large for traditional excision, local flaps or tissue expansion may be needed. In some other cases, laser may be used to treat it. You should probably discuss this with a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a mole on my head an its getting bigger?

I have a mole on my head an its getting bigger?

Needs biopsy: An enlarging mole should be addressed by excisional biopsy. See your dermatologist or plastic surgeon to have it addressed. The obvious concern is a change or dysplasia in a mole which can lead to melanoma. ...Read more

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Can I get a mole on my face removed or minimized?

Can I get a mole on my face removed or minimized?

Very likely...: You'll probably want to minimize scarring if it's in a very obvious area. For that reason, it might be worth consulting a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. Remember that insurance may not cover procedures done for cosmetic reasons, though. Any mole that is itching, changing colors, bleeding spontaneously, etc. May need to come off for diagnostic reasons. Check with your primary care provider. Lg. ...Read more

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Nevi (Definition)

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