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How to get rid of mole?

hi, im 22 years old..i have 2 moles in my face one is in nose and the other one is in my chick.. i wanted to remove it..is safe to cauterize the mole above my nose? what are some consequences after the procedure?
Tue, 26 Apr 2011
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hi
it depend on size of mole
if small then cautery is best.
it leave some pigmentation only
overall result is good
if bigger it need excision and suture
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