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How can I treat moles myself?

Dr. Ellen Marmur, MD
Dermatology

Since melanocytic nevi are benign, they don't need to be addressed at all. One caveat: because we know that a skin cancer sometimes mimics a benign-appearing lesion, you should be conscientious about regular skin checks and watch for changes in the appearance of existing moles.

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