3 doctors weighed in:

Does a biopsied mole grow back?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Mole biopsy

It depends on the type of mole biopsied.
If your mole is raised and a shave biopsy was done the mole could grow back. Intradermal and compound nevi have a deep component so if the biopsy is a shave, the deeper component may grow back but this may take a long time.

In brief: Mole biopsy

It depends on the type of mole biopsied.
If your mole is raised and a shave biopsy was done the mole could grow back. Intradermal and compound nevi have a deep component so if the biopsy is a shave, the deeper component may grow back but this may take a long time.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
12 years in practice
93K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors