How Are Hundreds of Moles Removed All At Once?

You may want hundreds of moles removed all at the same time, after reading that having hundreds of moles is a risk factor for melanoma. Or maybe you want hundreds of moles removed for cosmetic Read more...

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Dozens of New Moles in a Few Months Mean Melanoma?

Dozens of new moles in a few months is not something to ignore, but what about melanoma? For this article I consulted with Dr. Jennifer Gordon, MD, who is board certified by the American Board Read more...

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Mole Removal with Laser Causes Regrowth of Moles

If you want a mole removed with a laser, the mole might grow back. Traditionally, the idea is that a laser beam will penetrate the mole’s surface area to disintegrate any abnormal cells, and the Read more...

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Many Moles, Red Hair, Fair Skin = Top Melanoma Risks

A look at melanoma’s biggest risk factors: red hair, fair skin, many moles Having many moles is a leading risk factor for melanoma, an often-fatal skin cancer that kills about 10,000 Americans every year. Melanoma Read more...

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Can You Accidentally Shave Off Melanoma?

Maybe you’ve read a few things about “picking off” a melanoma, but what about shaving it off—by accident? For this article I consulted with Rajiv V. Datta, MD, Medical Director, The Gertrude & Louis Feil Read more...

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Are Many Moles on Dark Skin Still a Melanoma Risk?

You may know that having many moles is a melanoma risk factor, but is this still a risk if you have a dark complexion? Have you ever seen a person with a dark complexion and Read more...

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Should Doctor Remove Large Birthmark on my Child?

Does that big birthmark or mole on your baby have you startled and worried, wondering if it should be surgically removed? “Nevus” is another name for mole, and the plural is nevi (rhymes with Levi). Read more...

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Do the Big Moles on Your Child’s Back Have You Worried?

Lots of big moles on your child's back can be intimidating to look at. With all the heightened awareness over the past decade of moles, melanoma and skin cancer, it's only natural that you'd be Read more...

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My Teen Has Tons of Moles: Should I Worry?

Skin cancer surgeon Dr. Monica Halem comments about teens with many moles. Have you looked at your teen’s skin lately for moles? Are you even aware of how many moles your teen has? My 14-year-old nephew Read more...

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