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Why Would I Want Both a Dermatologist and a Plastic Surgeon to Have a Mole Removed?

If I'm just going to end up seeing a plastic surgeon to make the removal/scar area look right, then why see a dermatologist? Can the plastic... READ MORE

Hand Mole Excision Sent off for Biopsy. Do I Need to Go Back? (photo)

2 weeks ago I had a mole on the lower middle palm of my right hand removed. It took off quite a big chunk of skin around and underneath. It was a... READ MORE

Why Won't Dermatologists Remove the Mole Completely?

My doc says a freckle-type spot needs to be removed. He only wants to do a 'shave' biopsy, send it to pathology, THEN bring me back to remove... READ MORE

Will Be Getting Biopsy of A Mole On My Hip; Can It Look Like This and Not Be Melanoma or Atypical?

I had a suspicious mole on my hip where one-side looked like it was spreading as a lighter shade & had a jagged border. I am getting a biopsy of... READ MORE

Why Doesn't The Lidocaine At This Doc's Office Work?

I respond perfectly to Lidocaine. It kills 100% of the pain for all other dental and skin procedures. However, in this one dermatologist's office,... READ MORE

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