Removing a mole – what method is best?
Hi Marilyn, if you want a mole with hair removed so that the hair won’t grow there, you must have it excised down through the base which means stitches not just a “shave excision.”
A good dermatologist can give you an estimate of cost (not usually covered by insurance if cosmetic) and what the scar should look like. You are always trading a mole for a scar. It’s just a question of – is it a good trade?
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