How can I get a small black mole on my face removed?

Dear Dr. Iriwn, I have small black mole on my face. Can you tell me how it can be removed please?

PLEASE, please, please see your dermatologist to make sure this isn’t a melanoma which is a deadly form of skin cancer if it’s caught late.  If diagnosed early, it’s completely curable.  If you don’t have access to a dermatologist, see your regular doctor or a plastic surgeon. Your doctor may want to do a small biopsy which would allow the mole to be removed and to have it read by a pathologist also. Here is more information on moles.  Dr. I

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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