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Will Moisturizer Help Make My Mole Disappear
Medical check up?: Any mole that has scales or appears dry and irritated should be examined by a physician. If it is a brown or black lesion, look at its borders. If it is changing in size or color or gets elevated, these are signs of concern as a mole can turn into a melanoma in which case it has to be removed before it gets out of control. Get a medical check to be sure. ...Read more
My 5mm mole on my chest feels dry and scaly, and kind of itchy. I have been touching it a lot a week ago. It is better after I applied moisturizer.
Mole: you need to send a pic of it ...Read more
The head of my penis appears dry and has a few areas that looks like it had been peeling. I use moisturizer and have been abstaining. Any ideas?
Is it safe to use Shea tea tree shampoo then neutrogena acne pads after shower and then finishing with Shea moisturizer? I keep a shaved head.
SHEA COSMETICS: I DO NOT SEE ANY HARM IN WHAT YOU ARE DOING. THEY ARE SAFE ENOUGH, UNLESS YOU DEVELOP AN ALLERGY TO THEM . . . HOWEVER, I DO NOT KNOW WHY YOU ARE DOING THEM. BEST LUCK ...Read more
Used retin A (tretinoin) twice on penis head...skin burned, reddish and sore patches. applying Vaseline, moisturizer for 3 days. can I apply Betnovate ointment?
Stop: I have no idea why you want to put Retin A (tretinoin) on your penis head since there is no wrinkle there. If anything, try topical hydrocortisone for a few days to calm the inflammation down (I presume however that Betnovate is a brand of cortisone containing betamethasone . If so, it is ok to use it once a day for 3-4 days but no more). ...Read more
I had a tiny light brown mole in the web of my finger and now I don't really see it anymore. Can moles just disappear?
Yes, spontaneous: involution is common. Even malignant melanomas can do this. If your mole is completely gone, you should not be overly concerned. ...Read more
I have a small freckle or possibly mole on my thigh that seems to appear and then disappear. It has a red ring around it. What is it?
On my lower back I have a dark red kind of purplish mole with uneven edges that appears and disappears from time to time, could it be bad?
Sounds vascular: It sounds like it is some form of blood-vessel related growth, like an angioma or hemangioma, rather than a typical "mole". How large is it? Is it raised? How long have you had it? Without a photo, it's hard to tell by your description - see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer