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Is It Possible to Remove a Mole in Line with the Main Artery on my Neck? (photo)

I have spoken to my local doctor who advised it is too risky, i value any suggestions?

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Mole Removal

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I agree with the other physicians--a trained dermatologist of plastic surgeon can easily remove the lesion for you. Good luck!


San Antonio Dermatologist

Removing moles on the neck

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I frequently remove moles on the neck without any problems what-so-ever. If the mole overlies a main artery or vein, it just requires a little extra care but there should not be any increased risk.

Mitchell Schwartz, MD
South Burlington Dermatologic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

Neck Mole

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The risk of a major occurrence while removing a mole is zero to nil in the right hands. Choose your surgeon that you can trust

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

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