Posts Tagged ‘moles’
What To Do If You Find a Mole?
Most of us will develop moles over the course of our lives. It is typical that an adult will have anywhere between 10-40 moles on their bodies. In most cases, a mole is nothing to be alarmed about. They are common and harmless. However, there are some circumstances in which a mole can require medical…Read More
Is a Mole the Same as a Skin Tag?
Moles and skin tags are two very common growths that people experience. However, people often get the two confused. They may have a similar appearance and both are typically harmless. But depending on their locations, they can be irritating and unpleasant to look at. If you have a spot on your skin, especially a new…Read More
Do You Need a Mole Removed? Here’s What to Expect
Receiving the news that your doctor wants to remove a suspicious mole can be frightening. You may have many questions about what to expect during the removal process and what to lookout for after the removal is complete. At Buckhead Dermatology, our board-certified dermatologist has extensive experience working with patients who have suspicious moles. She…Read More
Should You Get A Mole Checked By a Dermatologist?
Take a quick scan of your skin. Do you see any moles, freckles or dark marks? Have they always been there or are they new? Do any of them appear darker or have they changed their shape or texture? Your answers to these questions are vital. Why? New moles or existing moles that have changed…Read More