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... unless it is for 'cosmetic reasons' which in my opinion a concern over a mole is not cosmetic at all. ... (1 replies)
Mole removal
Aug 3, 2005
... The cost of ignoring a possible cancerous mole is even higher. ... (7 replies)
Mole removal
Aug 3, 2005
... I have had this mole for as long as I can remember. It is slightly larger than a pencil eraser and oval shaped. ... (7 replies)

... don't ask me, it is all relatively new for us here this who pays for what. Since I myself am already a melanoma patient attending a cancer hospital, it should not be an issue with me. ... (3 replies)
... does getting the mole removed prevent it from becoming malignant? ... (3 replies)
... urance company wouldn't cover it. Gotta love that insurance. Sometimes you wonder. They would like to pay for treatment of a melanoma in the future, but not a mole removal now. Hmmmmmm. ... (6 replies)
... When a mole is removed from the face, not much is taken. It is usually a punch, and there might be one or two stitches involved. ... (9 replies)
... had a mole removed from my palm below my index finger and a new one is appearing already! ... (0 replies)
... the general one happened with the WLE as it took much longer than the few min it took for the mole to be extracted. ... (14 replies)
... More than likely it fit one of the ABCDE's of skin cancer. Not saying that it is - I am just saying that it probably met one or more of the criteria. Be glad that he did that, it is the best way to do a biopsy. If you are concerned about a mole and it meets the ABCDE's of skin cancer - you should always insist on a "punch" biopsy. It sounds like you had a scoop biopsy. It... (4 replies)
... y a WLE and now sport a 8 inch long scar just to rid the offending mole, and make sure super clear margins happened. But it is a now a life long thing, going to cancer hospital every three months for several years etc etc. So please do make sure you are getting all the help you need. ... (4 replies)
... But I had 4 mole shaved off by a G.p Apperanace medicene doctor who has a nice clinic and good reputation. ... (13 replies)
... So excision is when they do a very large margin, usually around 1cm up for the mole removal and usually it requires a few stitches. They take the appropriate amount of tissue. ... (14 replies)
... Is it suspected cancer or just a generic term for the referral? ... (2 replies)
... My first mole was huge, ugly and raised. Black as midnight too! it had been there for years but just a small flat thing.... ... (11 replies)
... But cancer wise, the mole is gone. The extra wide excision after the mole removal in the first place is healing well. The scar is about 7 inches from shoulder to shoulder, and the big 'dent' in my back feels kinda numb..... ... (16 replies)
... that's the same as saying the cancer has won. Besides, it may never happen. And I OWE it to myself and my husband to live my life to the fullest I can. ... (9 replies)
... I new to this section of the boards. I am very worried and stressed of an old mole on my back that I have had before my teens, I am now 25. ... (6 replies)
... So when path came back with one mole out of 7 showing dysplastic Nevi, I assumed he would not recommend any more excisions of my moles. ... (13 replies)
... I understand your worries especially with the problem being on your face. I just had surgery for scc on my nose. Got the stitches out today and am taking things pretty easy for the rest of this week. I've read that anytime we have skin cancer, there is always a likelihood it will occur again. The most important thing is to deal with it quickly. The sooner the better. ... (3 replies)

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