Is it safe to remove a mole near my anus?
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Thank you for your question. It is safe to remove a mole near the anus. There is a higher risk of infection in that area. You can help to prevent an infection by keeping the area clean with gentle soap and water. Also, a topical antibiotic or vasaline could help to provide a barrier to infection. If you noticed swelling and pain in the area after the procedure you should call your physician to see if oral antibiotics would be needed. However, I would expect for you to recover well.
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