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What is the best way to get a mole removed cosmetically?

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Dr. Clarence Freed
Dermatology
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In brief: Surgical

Moles that are raised and unsightly yo yhe patient can be removed by shaving them off or excising them. One should be aware that shaving off a mole still leaves a part of the mole in the dermis and over time it can again grow, shaving a mole does not eliminate the potential for skin cancer.
If concerned about cancer risk the mole should be completely excised.

In brief: Surgical

Moles that are raised and unsightly yo yhe patient can be removed by shaving them off or excising them. One should be aware that shaving off a mole still leaves a part of the mole in the dermis and over time it can again grow, shaving a mole does not eliminate the potential for skin cancer.
If concerned about cancer risk the mole should be completely excised.
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