Mole Removal Smithtown NY

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

Local Businesses

Dr.Michael Fastenberg

(631) 863-3223
260 East Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787

Dr.Lloyd Landsman

994 W Jericho Tpke #102
Smithtown, NY 11787

Nabil Khorshid Kiridly

(631) 366-2220
267 E Main St – Bldg- B
Smithtown, NY 11787

Todd Wider

(631) 862-3625
48 Route 25A # 305
Smithtown, NY 11787

Steve Allen Mcclain

45 Manor Rd
Smithtown, NY 11787

Wider Todd M

(631) 862-3625
48 Route 25A Ste 305
Smithtown, NY 11787

Audra Marie Malerba

(631) 979-0909
327 E Main St
Smithtown, NY 11787

Kiridly Nabil

267 East Main
Smithtown, NY 11787

Samuel J Roth

300 E Main St
Smithtown, NY 11787

Barry Andrew Solomon

222 E Main St
Smithtown, NY 11787

Daniel Siegel

994 W. Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787

Bruce J Nadler

267 E Main St
Smithtown, NY 11787

Morton B Weinberg

(631) 265-2928
373 Route 111 – Suite 10
Smithtown, NY 11787

Lloyd David Landsman

(631) 864-4111
994 West Jericho Turnpike
Smithtown, NY 11787

Richard Hamburg

(631) 724-4664
257 East Middle Country Rd
Smithtown, NY 11787

Barry A Solomon

(631) 265-1351
222 E Middle Country Rd Ste 228
Smithtown, NY 11787

Darren Mollick

(631) 864-6647
994 Jericho Turnpike, Suite 103
Smithtown, NY 11787

Solomon, Barry

222 E Main St Ste 228
Smithtown, NY 11787

Marina Peredo

(631) 863-3223
260 Middle Country Road, Suite 208
Smithtown, NY 11787

Darren K Mollick

(631) 864-6647
560 Northern Blvd – STE 204
Smithtown, NY 11787

Mole Removal FAQ in Smithtown, NY

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.

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.

Does it hurt to remove a mole with apple cider vinegar?

Note: Although weak, apple cider vinegar is acidic and it may cause skin sensitivity. Using apple cider vinegar to remove a mole also creates a “wound” on your skin, just like a scrape or a cut.

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.

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 happens if you don’t remove cancerous moles?

Leaving Melanoma Untreated Warning signs to look for in moles may include itching, bleeding, blurred edges and changes in colour. In as little as 6 weeks melanoma can put your life at risk as it has the ability to grow quickly and spread to other parts of your body including your organs.

Do skin moles have roots?

Compound Nevus: Pigmented moles which are protruding out of skin surface and also have deeper roots. Intradermal Nevus: Moles that have deeper roots and have been present for many years. Most of these moles have lost their pigmentation over the years and present as skin colored protruding moles.

How do you avoid getting moles?

Eliminate Their Food Sources. Moles love grubs. Apply A Repellent. In some cases, a mole repellent is an effective solution for an infestation. Use Plants As A Barrier. Dig A Trench. Create An Unfriendly Environment. Keep Your Lawn Tidy. Create an Artificial Drought.

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.

How do I permanently remove til from my face?

Baking Soda – A mixture of baking soda and castor oil mix is also well known for this purpose. The baking soda reacts with the mole and dries out the cells of the mole. Using this remedy regularly will possibly be beneficial in removing the mole from the face permanently.

When should I be worried about a mole?

If you have any moles that are larger than most, have smudgy or irregular edges, are uneven in colour or have some pinkness, you should see a doctor and get them checked. Any moles that appear newly in adulthood should be checked. The most concerning sign, however, is a changing mole.

What percentage of removed moles are cancerous?

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).