Melanoma scratched?

Scratched a spot on side of face. If you scratched the top off a melanoma would you see pigment underneath? And would it heal? Will the pigment return to the site? If it was a melanoma what should I look out for now the top has been scratched off?

Doctor Answers 1

Mole removal in Los Angeles

If you are concerned about a melanoma, see an experienced plastic surgeon to evaluate the mole and determine its risk profile. 

Best, 

Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles


Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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