Removing moles to improve your confidence

May 6, 2020 3:25 pm


Many people learn to love their distinguishing features such as freckles or beauty marks. Sometimes it’s because it is trendy at the moment while other times it makes people look different.However, moles can often be unsightly or even a warning sign of skin cancer. If you have moles which are getting larger, changing shape, changing colour or bleeding, it is certainly advisable to get them checked out by a doctor.

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A Daily Mail article says: “According to a new survey, carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists, more than three-quarters would not recognise warning signs of the disease.

“And the majority of British people do not carry out the monthly checks recommended by dermatologists, experts warned.”

Check your moles regularly

If you have a lot of moles or are fair-skinned you need to be very careful when you are out in the sun. Using sunscreens and covering up your skin when possible are ways to avoid getting skin blemishes. But it is also worthwhile to keep an eye on your skin to watch out for any changes in moles or additional moles.

When checking your moles, the NHS recommends that you remember your ABCDE.
•       A – asymmetry
•       B – border irregularity
•       C – colour change
•       D – diameter
•       E – elevated (raised) or enlarged

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Where to get your moles removed

Most moles are harmful but may be unsightly or catch on your Farah Shirts that you bought from . If they are rubbing on any of you other clothing, you may want to consider having them removed.

You may get NHS treatment but it is more likely you will need to go to a specialist private clinic to have moles or other skin blemishes removed.

Make sure you go to a reputable clinic to arrange an appointment with a dermatologist. Let them know if there have been any changes in your moles recently. It is relatively inexpensive and is a short, simple procedure carried out under local anaesthetic.

If you are worried about moles or warts, go and see your GP who can check them for you and can also recommend any course of action.