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Mole Removal (cont.)

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Media file 1: This is a raised, irregularly colored mole before removal. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 2: Alcohol is being used to clean the area prior to numbing it. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 3: The area is being numbed with lidocaine. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 4: The area is ready to be removed. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 5: The author is using a scalpel to remove the mole. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 6: The mole is being removed. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 7: This is what the area looks like just after the mole has been removed. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 8: The area of the shave excision is being cauterized. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 9: The area of the shave excision is now bandaged. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 10: This mole is a dark, irregularly colored mole that needs to be removed with a deeper excision because the mole cells go farther into the skin. It will be removed by a punch excision process with stitches. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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Media file 11: Prior to numbing the area for excision, it is cleansed with alcohol. Photo courtesy Joel Schlessinger, MD, Board Certified Dermatologist, lovelyskin.com.
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