Removing a mole can be a tough process. There are a number of surgical options that a person can undertake to remove a mole and just recently there have been a number of treatments which allow users to treat moles at home. Properly identifying a mole and making sure it is not something to be concerned about should be the first step in removing a mole. This article will instruct you on how to identify a potentially harmful mole, and some options you have on how to remove a mole.
There are a few telltale signs that a mole could be concerning. A mole is usually characterised as a skin growth which are made up of cells of a different pigment from the natural skin color. Usually moles appear blue black and in some cases darkened flesh colors.
A concerning mole could be one that has more than one different color or appears red white or very blue in places.
Another factor that is concerning is the size of a mole, if it is bigger than a pencil eraser it could be cause for concern as well.
If a mole has a ragged border or a different color bordering it, this could be a warning sign.
If a mole is non-symmetrical this can also be a sign of trouble.
If you find any of these characteristics common in a mole that you have or want removed it is always best to take it to a doctor and have it surgically biopsied as it could be a form of melanoma or skin cancer.
For those who have moles that may need biopsy it is best to leave that up to a professional who knows how to remove a mole. For a surgeon to remove a mole, generally they will numb the area around it and either shave off the mole to skin level or cut into the mole and skin to completely remove the root and mass of the mole from the area. Both of these options could require stitches or cauterization to seal off the wound as moles can result in quite a lot of bleeding. The surgical option can lead to some scarring but it is usually minimal. It is never a good idea to try the surgical option on your own as there is a chance you may be unable to stop the bleeding. Some have tried to remove moles and ended up in the emergency room so it is never wise to attempt mole removal of this nature in the home. It is always best left up to someone who knows how to remove a mole without causing any physical harm.
For in home use there are a number of new products which have recently come out that work to remove moles through application of a balm or cream. With regular use of these products, which are generally much cheaper than a surgical option, a person can completely remove their mole without having to resort to a surgical option and with minimal scarring. The directions will show you exactly how to remove a mole and keep it from returning. Many of the formulas contain natural ingredients and come with a money back guarantee.
As long as you do not have a mole that has any of the concerning features, there is no reason why you should not attempt mole removal at home. The new products which are available can accomplish your mission of mole removal at a greatly reduced cost than surgery. With a money back guarantee and instructions on how to remove a mole and keep it from coming back, you have nothing to lose by trying out one of the new use at home products for mole removal.