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Mole growing back after it was completely cut off. Does it need test for melanoma?

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Dr. Richard Orr
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

Best to have it looked at by a dermatologist.
Also - was the original mole sent to a pathologist to look at it under a microscope?

In brief: Maybe

Best to have it looked at by a dermatologist.
Also - was the original mole sent to a pathologist to look at it under a microscope?
Dr. Richard Orr
Dr. Richard Orr
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes

A mole that has been removed and grows back should be removed again and sent for pathology to determine what kind of mole it is.
If it is melanoma, the pathology will make that diagnosis.

In brief: Yes

A mole that has been removed and grows back should be removed again and sent for pathology to determine what kind of mole it is.
If it is melanoma, the pathology will make that diagnosis.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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