I have a mole on my top lip & it keeps getting bigger & itches a lot. I am self conscious about it. Can it be removed? (photo)

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please have the mole evaluated by a cosmetic dermatologist who can remove this easily in the office.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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It certainly can be removed. I would suggest a deep shave biopsy as these often leave less noticeable scars then a straight line closure technique. The only time this may not be the case is if the mole touches the lip border. Then sometimes a straight line scar can look better. Hope that helps. Adam Goodwin


Yes, this can easily be removed in the office. I would suggest finding a board certified plastic surgeon to remove this mole.

Connie Hiers, MD
San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
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