Is the site of my mole removal healing properly? (photos)
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Knowing What's Normal with Mole Removal--Follow Up With Your Doctor
A small, central area of hyperpigmentation is common after a shave excision. This is because the mole is actually "shaved off" at a level just below the surface of the skin. If the biopsy results show it to be cancerous or pre-cancerous then a second step, a complete excision is necessary to ensure its complete removal. Follow up with your Dr. Best, Dr. Emer
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