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What are MOLES

Moles are dark, flesh-colored growths that occur when pigment forming cells are produced in a cluster. While most are benign, moles that become raised or change color over time can be early indicators of a dangerous form of skin cancer called melanoma

Our dermatologists can remove unwanted moles throughout your body as well as monitor the appearance of existing moles to detect cancer in its earliest stages.

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What Are Moles Made of

Moles are made up of pigment forming cells that have grown in a cluster. These cells, called melanocytes, produce the pigment that gives your skin its color. Moles can be flat or raised, and their color can range from pink or tan to black.

What Are the Different Types of Moles

There are two main types of moles as follows: 

  • Common moles are benign non-cancerous growths that do not spread or grow deeper into the skin. 
  • Atypical moles, on the other hand, have a slightly higher risk of melanoma. It’s important to have any new or changing moles checked out by a dermatologist right away
Moles are also classified by their location on the body. Common types include: 
  • Congenital Nevi: These are moles that are present at birth or develop during the first few years of life. 
  • Dysplastic Nevi: Dysplastic nevi are larger than average moles and have an irregular shape with a ragged border. They are more likely to develop into melanoma
  • Acquired Mole: Acquired nevi are moles that develop after birth. Most people have between 10 and 40 of these moles. 
  • Spitz Nevus: Spitz nevi are pink raised moles that have a dome shaped. They usually develop in children and young adults
If you have noticed any changes in moles on your body, it’s important to consult with a dermatologist. They will be able to assess the mole and determine if it’s benign or atypical.
Unwanted mole? Visit us at Team Dermatology

How To Tell if a Mole Is Cancerous

There are a few warning signs that a mole may be cancerous. If you notice any of the following, please consult with a dermatologist right away

This ABCDE guide can help you remember what to watch for: 

  • A is for asymmetrical shape. One half is unlike the other half.
  • B is for border. Look for moles with irregular, notched or scalloped borders.
  • C is for color. Look for growths that have changed color, have many colors or have uneven color.
  • D is for diameter. Look for new growth in a mole larger than ¼ inch (about 6 millimeters)
  • E is for evolving. Watch for moles that change in size, shape, color or height. Moles may also evolve to develop new signs and symptoms, such as itchiness or bleeding.

How to Get Rid of a Mole

If you have a mole that you would like to remove for cosmetic reasons, our dermatologists can help. We offer a variety of mole removal options, including: 
  • Shaving: This is a quick and easy option that can be done in the office. The dermatologist will numb the area and then use a sharp razor to remove the mole. 
  • Excision: This involves cutting out the mole with a scalpel and stitching the skin closed. This is usually done for larger moles.

When To Get a Mole Removed

There are two main reasons to get a mole removed: 
  • The mole is cancerous or precancerous
  • The mole is cosmetically undesirable
If you have a mole that is causing you concern, the best thing to do is consult with a dermatologist. They will be able to assess the mole and determine if it needs to be removed.

Why Choose Team Dermatology for Mole Removal Services

Team Dermatology offers mole removal services to help you get rid of unwanted or cancerous moles. 

Below are a few reasons why patients choose us for this type of service:

We are experienced: 

Our team of board-certified dermatologists has extensive experience in mole removal. We have helped countless patients get rid of unwanted or dangerous moles.

We offer various mole removal options:

We offer several mole removal options, including shaving, and surgical excision. We will work with you to determine the best option for your individual needs.

We offer convenient appointments:

We know that your time is valuable. That’s why we offer convenient appointment times to fit your busy schedule.

We offer convenient locations:

We have two convenient locations in Memorial and Sugar Land, Texas.

If you are looking for mole removal services, we invite you to contact us today. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have or schedule an appointment for you. 

How Much Does Mole Removal Cost?

The cost of mole removal will vary depending on the type of mole, size and location of the mole, and the removal method.

Visit our locations in Houston or Sugar Land and begin investing in yourself.

Take advantage of our professionals’ services today and call our office for treatment options!

What To Expect After Mole Removal

After your mole is removed, you will likely have some bruising, swelling, and redness. This is normal and will resolve on its own within a few days. You may also have a small scar where the mole was removed. Our team will give you specific instructions on how to care for your wound. 

Most patients are able to return to their normal activities the day after mole removal. However, you should avoid strenuous activity for at least a week. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our team is here to help you through every step of the process.

9225 Katy Fwy Suite 404 Houston, Texas 77024
1435 Hwy 6 Suite 250 Sugar Land, Texas 77478

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I determine the treatment that is right for me?

The best way to determine the best treatment for you is to schedule a consultation with one of our board-certified dermatologists. During your consultation, we will assess the mole and discuss your treatment options.

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TEAM Dermatology advises you of the departure of Dr. Kuda Maloney from our Memorial and Sugar Land locations in November of  2023.  Dr. Maloney will be pursuing interests outside of private practice and we wish her the best in achievement of her future endeavors. Please contact our office to arrange for your care with another provider in our offices.