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I have a mole on my face that is painful and today I noticed there is a hard lump underneath the skin next to it. Should I be concerned?

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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology
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In brief: Painful mole

There could be an underlying cyst or infection if the mole became irritated .
Or the mole itself is deeper in the skin. In any case a dermatologist can evaluate and treat the condition.

In brief: Painful mole

There could be an underlying cyst or infection if the mole became irritated .
Or the mole itself is deeper in the skin. In any case a dermatologist can evaluate and treat the condition.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dr. Coyle Connolly
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In brief: Get it checked out

Moles should not be painful.
A hard lump underneath the skin may be due to a deep component of the mole, but it is hard to say without seeing and examining. A dermatologist can examine both the mole and the underlying lump to give you an accurate diagnosis.

In brief: Get it checked out

Moles should not be painful.
A hard lump underneath the skin may be due to a deep component of the mole, but it is hard to say without seeing and examining. A dermatologist can examine both the mole and the underlying lump to give you an accurate diagnosis.
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
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