Mole Removal Treatment Cambridgeshire

Does mole removal hurt?

You may feel a little discomfort during mole removal surgery, but it won’t be painful, and because the procedure is quite quick, any discomfort won’t last for long.

You might experience some soreness for up to 10 days after the surgery, but by applying vaseline to the wound and keeping it moist, you should find it clears up relatively quickly.

Will my moles come back?

Most mole removal results in an acceptable scar, and very few moles ever grow back. If they do, it will be over the course of several years, but there are some rare occurrences where re-growth can take place quicker.

Why can’t I just go to the NHS?

Mole removal is considered by the NHS to be a cosmetic procedure, therefore its very rare for it to be undertaken under the health service in the UK.

The only time it might be possible to get a mole removed by the NHS is if it’s likely to be cancerous. If you’re ever unsure about a mole, it is advisable to speak to your GP for professional advice.

What type of moles are there?

There are typically two types of moles, which can be identified as follows:

  • Intra-Dermal Naevi (skin coloured). These can usually be safely removed by us with a fantastic end result. This is due to the skin cells being superficial and therefore significantly reducing the chance of the pigment returning.
  • Compound Naev (pigmented). Sometimes referred to as ‘hairy moles’, these can be raised or flat (but, conversely, aren’t always hairy!). These are trickier to treat because the skin cells go quite deep. Surgical excision is normally required, along with stitches. This is likely to leave behind scarring.

We can provide full, confidential consultation on moles and discuss the best route forward for your circumstances.

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