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How should I cleanse my skin if I have a Spitz nevus?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If you have a Spitz nevus, talk to your dermatologist about the best way to wash your skin. He or she may recommend washing with a mild soap or gentle cleanser. Because this mole-like lesion can bleed or ooze, talk to your doctor or dermatologist about any special precautions you should take.

As with any skin condition or new mole or lesion, see your doctor or dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. Any suspicious moles should be examined by your doctor.

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