Timing + Mole Removal

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What is Healing Time for Mole Removal Scars & Holes?

I had a mole removed on my cheek by a shave removal 12 weeks ago which left me with a round hole the size of a pencil eraser that has filled in some.... READ MORE

How Long Should Facial Stitches Be Left In?

I just had a mole excised by a plastic surgeon today, and the nurse scheduled the appointment for the stitches to be removed in 12 days. Is 12 days... READ MORE

Can a Dermatologist Tell Just by Looking at a Mole if It is Cancerous on Not?

I have an appointment next week and i dont know what to expect never been to one before, will he be able to give me an idea on the day what it is and... READ MORE

When Can I Apply Makeup to a Shave Excised Mole?

My mole was shave excised and cauterized about one week ago and has yet to scab up. I've been cleaning the site with Bactine disinfecting spray,... READ MORE

Brown Spot After Mole Removal. Will it Fade? (photo)

I'm a 21 year old Asian male. I had a raised mole (0.4cm in size) near my eye removed (cauterize method) by a cosmetic surgeon about a month ago.... READ MORE

How Long Does it Take For Skin Tags To Fall Off After Electrocautery? Would it Leave Scarring?

How long does it take for skin tags to fall off after electrocautery and would it leave any scarring? I have an appointment with the dermatologist in... READ MORE

How Soon Can I Wear Makeup over a Raised Mole I Had Shaved off of my Chin?

How Soon Can I Wear Makeup over a Raised Mole I Had Shaved off of my Chin? READ MORE

Redness After Mole Removal

I had 3 cauterized moles removed last november. Ive done about 5 sessions of laser treatment, but its still red. Im getting laser treatment from 2... READ MORE

Is 6 weeks Too Long Between Laser Mole Removal Sessions?

My plastic surgeon suggested having 6 weeks between every Laser Mole Removal session. Why so long? Wouldn't 6 weeks help the mole recover or... READ MORE

Original Mole Biopsy Area Still Healing, when Should I Schedule Re-excision?

I had a biopsy on a mole and the result came back as moderate atypia extending to the peripheral margin. The doctor said I should have more removed... READ MORE

Can You Have Your Mole Removed Via Laser During the Summer?

I was wondering if having my facial moles removed during the summer would affect it's healing process? Would it not heal as well because of the hot... READ MORE

How Long After First Mole Excision Should I Wait Before Having Second Surgery?

Its been abt 6 months since 1st serial excision of pigmented mole.Is it advisable to undergo the second serial excision now looking at the raised... READ MORE

How long does it take for shave biopsy to heal on face? I had one 2 1/2 weeks ago and it's not healing..

I'm completely miserable. I had a white growth near corner of my nose. When I was getting shave biopsies for suspicious moles on body I pointed it out... READ MORE

What is the Normal Wait Time to Remove Stitches from the Face?

I had a lymph node removed from my neck. The doctor wants me to wait three weeks. I just think that it is to long. I need help with information. READ MORE

Is Excisional Biopsy of Mole After Laser Helpful?

I have nearly 10 moles in my face. My dermatologist suggested for Nd yag laser removal. I had my first session today( Total required is 6or more). But... READ MORE

Did I Wait too Long to Have Atypical Mole Excised?

I'm a 40 year old blonde, blue eyed woman who use to worship the sun for years. I always burned first before it would turn to tan. Went to the Derm.... READ MORE

Blue Light Treatment (With Levulan) After Recent Shave Biopsy (With Scraping)

I had a shave biopsy (which included a scraping) done a few days ago and the results revealed that it was basal cell carcenoma. I am planning to have... READ MORE

Mole removal before or after breast augmentation?

I have a larger mole on my breast and I'm not sure if its more wise to remove before or after my breast augmentation. I'm just trying to avoid... READ MORE

Does Early Intervention with Moles Yield the Best Cosmetic Results?

Hi I have seen a surge in the number of moles I have. This is worrying as I have had a number of moles removed in the past and the results have been... READ MORE

I had a mole shaved off my cheek yesterday. How soon can I use sunscreen over it?

My dermatologist said to keep it moist with vaseline, and to avoid sun exposure - but I need to go outside and am wondering if it's too soon to put... READ MORE

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