It is the basic nature of a human to notice the outer appearance of a person whenever they meet anyone for the very first time. It might be unpleasant or bothering to have any sort of unwanted skin texture profoundly known as ‘ skin tags’ on our skin. Thus it is extremely important to know the causes of such skin tags and what are the side effects, treatments and symptoms of the same.
Here, you will be informed about a most common skin condition which is called ‘mole’ and the best procedures for mole removal in London. There is no certain definition to describe a mole as various skin conditions are referred to as moles.
The first question that may arise in your mind when you suffer from this skin condition is – ‘ what are moles?’ or ‘ Can I get rid of a mole?’ all your doubts are answered below.
1. What do moles look like?
In usual cases, moles look like a brown tan or blackish brown spot which may be flat or a little raised like a bump. There are no age criteria dedicated for the occurrence of a mole. It can appear during any stage of a person’s life. A person can suffer from an individual mole or grouped moles. In either case, it is advisable to get it checked by your skin specialist.
2. Why does one have moles?
Melanocytes, which are the type of skin cells which are known to provide our skin the pigmentation and determine our skin tone/ skin color. One may suffer from the condition of moles if melanocytes develop in a cluster form rather than spreading evenly on one’s skin. There is nothing to worry about if one has this type of skin condition, but it is advisable to visit your skin specialist as in some cases moles are the early symptoms for cancer.
3. How can one cure moles?
Often, you will observe various beauty salons raving about a so-called ‘scar-less’ mole removal method. Any medical practitioner or skin specialist in London will advise you to opt for the surgical excision of your mole.
This is the safest and most practiced method around the globe. Even though in 85.8% cases, moles are harmless, but it might be necessary to get rid of them for cosmetic reasons.
4. Types of mole removal methods
Laser mole removal: If you have a mole which is flat ( not bumpy) and is dark brown or black in color and moderate in size then this is the most suitable method for you. Ideally, you will require one to three trips of your skin specialist to get rid of the mole completely. In this procedure, your doctor will apply a local anesthesia and remove your mole tissue with the laser.
Natural mole removal: This method mainly involves applying a certain type of cream all over your mole to get rid of your mole. This method might not be as quick as other methods and the time may vary depending upon the size of your mole. Minor scaring is common during this procedure.
5. Moles and skin cancer – are they related?
In rare cases, moles are a symptom of ‘ melanoma’ which is a type of skin cancer. If you notice any slightest change in the shape, size or color of your mole you must not delay in visiting your doctor. At times, some people may even notice a slight discharge from their moles, this could also be a sign of some trouble. In this case, mole removal becomes necessary to avoid future serious circumstances.
However, you must consult an experienced and trained skin specialist before you decide to get rid of your mole. Your doctor will advise you the best way in which you can get rid of your mole depending on the size, shape and medical condition of your mole.