Mole Removal Springfield MA

Find top doctors who perform Mole Removal in Springfield, MA. Whether you’re seeking treatment or looking to schedule a preventative screening, we can connect you with the best dermatologists near you in Springfield, MA.

Local Businesses

Allen Holley

(413) 794-0813
3300 Main St
Springfield, MA 01107

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Pc

(413) 739-2107
57 Mulberry St
Springfield, MA 01105

Ronald Stanley Nadel

3455 Main St Ste 5
Springfield, MA 01107

Alexander Albert I

(413) 736-3163
2 Medical Center Dr
Springfield, MA 01107

Stanley Franklin Glazer

3455 Main St
Springfield, MA 01107

Agahigian David D

(413) 732-2333
3640 Main St – Ste 201
Springfield, MA 01107

Aimee L Leonard

(413) 733-9600
3455 Main St – Suite 5
Springfield, MA 01107

Arthur M Sher

(413) 733-9600
3455 Main St – Ste 5
Springfield, MA 01107

Center For Plastic Surgery

(413) 737-2981
299 Carew St Ste 434
Springfield, MA 01104

John E Griggs

299 Carew Street – Suite 434
Springfield, MA 01104

Robert Brinks Austin

759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199

Osofsky Robert H

(413) 734-4918
299 Carew St Ste 330
Springfield, MA 01104

Philip B Stoddard

2 Medical Center Dr
Springfield, MA 01107

My Nature Products

(413) 209-8980
101 Robert Dyer Cir
Springfield, MA 01109

Nadine P Wenner

3455 Main St Ste 5
Springfield, MA 01107

Kathleen Marie Meyer

759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MA 01199

Paul F Curtis

300 Stafford St Ste 310
Springfield, MA 01104

Richard Martin

(413) 733-2204
3550 Main Street Suite 204
Springfield, MA 01107

Melissa Johnson

(413) 794-5363
2 Medical Center Drive Suite 309
Springfield, MA 01107

Phillip Alexander Stone

57 Mulberry St
Springfield, MA 01105

Mole Removal FAQ in Springfield, MA

Why do I get more moles as I age?

You can also develop moles during childhood and early adulthood. Sun exposure and other drivers behind aging skin can lead to nevi as an older adult. Some moles can become cancerous, but the majority are harmless — this is why it’s important to always get a dermatologist’s take on any moles in question.

How does vinegar get rid of moles?

Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar. Secure the cotton ball to your skin tag with a bandage. Remove it after 10 to 15 minutes. Wash the area with soap and warm water. Allow the area to dry — don’t put a bandage over the skin tag. Repeat daily for two weeks.

How long can you live with a cancerous mole?

Survival for all stages of melanoma almost all people (almost 100%) will survive their melanoma for 1 year or more after they are diagnosed.

Can I remove my own mole?

Between the cosmetic risks, potential for incorrect removal and very real risk of not properly addressing a dangerous skin cancer, Dr. Sarnoff says trying to remove a mole at home is highly inadvisable. “I would never recommend at-home mole or skin tag removal,” she says.

Can a doctor tell if a mole is cancerous just by looking at it?

A visual check of your skin only finds moles that may be cancer. It can’t tell you for sure that you have it. The only way to diagnose the condition is with a test called a biopsy. If your doctor thinks a mole is a problem, they will give you a shot of numbing medicine, then scrape off as much of the mole as possible.

What causes moles?

Moles are caused when cells in the skin called melanocytes grow in clusters. Melanocytes are generally distributed throughout the skin. They produce melanin, the natural pigment that gives skin its color.

Does removing a mole leave a scar?

Surgically removing a mole, either for cosmetic reasons or because the mole is cancerous, will result in a scar. However, the resulting scar may all but disappear on its own depending on such factors as: your age. the type of surgery.

Does apple cider vinegar remove moles?

This will cause the mole to crust over and become a scab, eventually falling off completely. Some folks report that this process works just fine, while others say it didn’t work them. In the worst cases, the apple cider vinegar leaves behind unsightly scarring.

What percentage of moles removed are cancerous?

What percentage can we expect? A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology suggests around 7% of suspicious mole removal is cancerous. This number drops when accounting for all moles removed, as most are benign (non-cancerous).

What are raised moles called?

Intradermal Nevi Another name for these moles is “dermal nevi.” The melanocytes that make up an intradermal nevus are located in the dermis (below the dermo-epidermal junction). This mass of melanocytes pushes the cells above it upward, resulting in the flesh-colored bump that is noted on the surface of the skin.

When should I be concerned about a mole?

Dermatologists recommend that you examine your skin every month. Most moles are benign (non-cancerous). If you notice changes in a mole’s color or appearance, have your mole evaluated by a dermatologist. You also should have moles checked if they bleed, ooze, itch, appear scaly, or become tender or painful.

Do moles grow back?

Mole cells can cause the mole to regrow on the skin into its original shape and size. Do not assume that mole regrowth is a sign of cancer. Noncancerous moles have the same chance of regrowth as cancerous moles do. To prevent a mole from growing back, the entire thing must be removed.

How fast does melanoma spread?

Melanoma can grow very quickly. It can become life-threatening in as little as 6 weeks and, if untreated, it can spread to other parts of the body. Melanoma can appear on skin not normally exposed to the sun. Nodular melanoma is a highly dangerous form of melanoma that looks different from common melanomas.

How do you prevent moles?

Remove food sources. Moles feed on grubs and insects. Use nontoxic mole repellent. Spray your lawn and mole tunnel entrances with a homemade mixture of three parts castor oil and one part dish soap. Plant a barrier garden. Use ultrasonic repellents. Dig a trench. Use repellent granules.