Mole Removal Newton NJ

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

Local Businesses

Associated Dermatology

(973) 300-0555
136 Woodside Ave
Newton, NJ 07860

Alvin J Hall

305 Ridge Rd
Newton, NJ 07860

Jerome Kesselman

39 Newton Sparta Rd
Newton, NJ 07860

Kesselman Jerome

(973) 383-7979
39 Newton Sparta Rd
Newton, NJ 07860

Eye Physicians Of Sussex Co

(973) 383-6345
183 High St # 22
Newton, NJ 07860

Jerome Kesselman

(973) 383-7979
39 Newton Sparta Rd # C
Newton, NJ 07860

Blackwell, Martin – Skin Rejuvenation Center

(973) 300-0555
136 Woodside Ave
Newton, NJ 07860

Skylands Medical Group Pa

(973) 383-9966
135 Newton Sparta Rd Ste 101
Newton, NJ 07860

Martin Blackwell

(973) 300-0555
136 Woodside Ave
Newton, NJ 07860

Yasmin Elizabeth Johnston

(201) 393-5356
80 Carriage Ln
Newton, NJ 07860

Mole Removal FAQ in Newton, NJ

When should I go to the doctor for a mole?

It’s important to get a new or existing mole checked out if it: changes shape or looks uneven. changes colour, gets darker or has more than 2 colours. starts itching, crusting, flaking or bleeding.

Do moles get bigger with age?

New moles appear during childhood and adolescence. As the child grows, the moles will naturally get bigger. It’s also normal for moles on a child’s skin to darken or lighten. Some moles fade away.

How long after mole removal can I shower?

Remove the dressing applied after 24 hours. It’s okay to shower and wash with a mild soap once the dressing is off.

How long do stitches stay in after mole removal?

The stitches from a surgical mole excision are usually removed 1–2 weeks following the treatment.

What spray is used to remove moles?

Liquid Nitrogen (LN2) Treatment The LN2 treatment is a simple procedure that uses pressurized liquid nitrogen to freeze and eliminate moles and skin tags.

What size mole should be removed?

As a general rule, a healthy mole should be no more than 6mm in diameter, or about the size of the width of a pencil eraser. If you have a mole that is noticeably larger than this, schedule an appointment with your physician.

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

Use a hand-held mirror to look at areas that are hard to see. One part of a mole or birthmark doesn’t match the other. The edges are irregular, ragged, notched, or blurred. The color is not the same all over and may include shades of brown or black, sometimes with patches of pink, red, white, or blue.

How big of a mole is too big?

Only large congenital moles (greater than 20mm in size) have a significantly increased risk of turning into a skin cancer. Acquired moles. Most moles are acquired, meaning they develop after birth. They are typically smaller than a pencil eraser and have even pigmentation and a symmetrical border.

Can facial moles be removed?

Moles, particularly non-cancerous ones, can be easily removed with a minor surgical procedure. This type of mole removal can be done in an outpatient setting. Moles can be surgically removed, burned away or shaved off. There is a minor risk of infection, but side effects are generally minor.

How often do shaved moles grow back?

Can a mole grow back after it’s been removed? With every procedure, it’s hard to 100% predict if the removed lesion will grow back — the same goes for moles. Generally, if a mole has been removed completely without any cells left behind, it should not grow back.

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).

When is melanoma too late?

What are the signs of late-stage skin cancer? Melanoma is considered stage 4 when it has metastasized to lymph nodes in a part of the body far from the original tumor or if it has metastasized to internal organs like the lungs, liver, brain, bone or gastrointestinal tract.