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Small raised round moles on my ear, bleeding on scratching. Treatment options?

I have two small very slightly raised round moles on my ear. I was poking and scratching one mole since many days thou it was not itching. Yday i poked and scratched its tip so hard that blood came out and after bleeding profusely for 5 mins the bleeding stopped. Now there is no pain or itching and i have no such signs of spontaneous bleeding from any mole
Asked On : Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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Dear Dr Dikshika,
hello, you might be having pyogenic granuloma.These are benign small red to brown elevated asymptomatic lesions that bleed even on slight manipulation. Ear is a common site for these. The treatment is very simple, get the RF cauterization done for these lesions. Its a small procedure not taking more than few minutes. Take a course of oral and topical antibiotics for 5 days to prevent any superceding infection. Hope that answers your query. take care.
Answered: Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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