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Mole Removal: Should You Consider Using a Cream?

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Cost of mole removal is a common reason to consider using a topical cream especially for people who have numerous small moles (over 50) making cream removal more affordable. The problem that presents itself is this: If you use a topical cream, how will you know for sure that the mole was not cancerous unless you have a dermatologist examine it first and then send a biopsy for any moles that are suspicious?

It is hard not to put our desire to look better and save money in front of what may be a safer choice for our health. If you want to try a cream regime to remove your moles, make sure you do so only after you have the go ahead from a competent dermatologist who has taken a look at all your moles and other skin growths.


Michele is an R.N. freelance writer with a special interest in woman’s healthcare and quality of care issues. Other articles by Michele can be read at http://www.helium.com/users/487540/show_articles

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Good points to consider. I've had two moles removed with a scalpel and it was quick and relatively painless. I don't recall the bill being particularly large, but I imagine a cream would be cheaper. If it doesn't always eliminate the mole, as you've mentioned, I feel like getting it removed traditionally would be the best option.

Jim | http://sunpatrolscc.com.au/services/

May 8, 2015 - 1:03pm
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There is a mole on my neck that has been there for as long as I can remember. Now that I'm old enough to get it removed on my own, I want to get it done. I know that it's harmless, but I just don't like the way it looks. Thanks for all the great information on different kinds of creams. http://www.drhenrywiley.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=15

April 13, 2015 - 6:52am
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