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I Have a Freckle on my Lip from over Sun Exposure. Does It Require Surgery to Remove It?

My freckle is on my lip.

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Mole removal


It could be removed by surgical excision or laser. If your doctor thinks the lesion needs to be reviewed by a pathologist it should be removed with a scalpel rather than removed or destroyed by a laser. That way the pathologist will be able to clearly see the lesion and its margins.

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