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Will moisturizer help make my mole disappear?

Will moisturizer help make my mole disappear?

No: Have your mole examined and then consider the following options: complete removal vs. A shave reduction. ...Read more

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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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If I put moisturizer on a cancerous mole, will it make it less dry and scaly?

If I put moisturizer on a cancerous mole, will it make it less dry and scaly?

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

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Do moisturizers help in removal of moles?

Do moisturizers help in removal of moles?

No: They won't touch them. You can have a nasty-looking one removed surgically for treatment and/or diagnosis. ...Read more

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Mole that is black&brown, raised like pimple. Edges on one side r crooked but round on the other. Was flat/tan, has changed slowly over 7yrs. Benign?

Mole that is black&brown, raised like pimple. Edges on one side r crooked but round on the other. Was flat/tan, has changed slowly over 7yrs. Benign?

Wow: Well described, but I don't think there is a physician that would venture a diagnosis based on a description. Might I suggest a consultation with a dermatologist? ...Read more

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I have a mole that hasn't ever changed except 2day it developed a red ring around it. Not tender.What r possible causes of this?? Could it b bad sign?

Ask your dermatologi: st for sure. If your dermatologist has been keeping a mole map on you, then if something is irregular about it, they are the first and best one's to definitely discuss it with. Need to see why you see a red ring? Is there any pimple, folliculitis around it? Is it blood vessels, or just a reddish color? The physical exam/inspection is key to determining if it's normal changes, or not. Call your Dr. ...Read more

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I had a mole removed &had 7 stitches on my back been over a month now since stitches r out got a blister in where the stitches where hurts is this bad?

I had a mole removed &had 7 stitches on my back been over a month now since stitches r out got a blister in where the stitches where hurts is this bad?

Revisit: I think you should revisit your doctor so your wound can be evaluated for a complication. It may be as simple as some skin irritation in response to an adhesive dressing or it could represent wound breakdown or an infection. ...Read more

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When to worry about a mole?

See below: If it changes color, becomes larger, develops a nodule, bleeds or ulcerates, it is time to see a doctor. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.webmd.com/melanoma-skin-cancer/tc/skin-cancer-melanoma-symptoms For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What does a black mole mean?

What does a black mole mean?

Have it biopsied.: Moles can be dangerous especially if their is a family or personal history of skin cancers like melanoma, history of sunburns over the years, moles with different colors within it, have an irregular border, or are itchy and/or have bled. Moles larger than 6mm also need to be evaluated. Please see your doctor and if any of the lesions need a biopsy then it can done. Better to replace a mole with a scar. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Moisturizing Creams Or Lotions (Definition)

When the skin is dry or injured, moisturizing creams or lotions can be ...Read more


Dr. Coyle Connolly
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Nevi (Definition)

Nevi is a clinical finding for a pigmented area of skin, such as ...Read more