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Moles/Nevus

Moles are spots of pigmented skin that are black, brown or red in colour. In fact, they occur due to the excess production of pigmented skin cells or melanocytes.

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Most moels don’t need treatment. However, if your doctor suspects that a mole is cancerous, he do a biopsy of that mole.
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Most moles are benign and do not need to be treated unless it interferes with basic functioning or seems unsightly.

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Moles/Nevus

Moles or melanocytic naevus are benign skin lesions. Moreover, they are a result of excess pigment cells or melanocytes.

Do & Don't for Getting Moles

DO: Learn more moles.
DO: Watch your moles closely.
DO: Treat the mole in the initial stages itself.
DO: Maintain good self-hygiene and care.
DO: Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen.
DON’T: Pick at the mole.
DON’T: Ignore the mole.
DON’T: Share towels, socks, or gloves with others.
DON’T: Walk in public places without your shoes.

Types of moles

  1. Congenital naevus: Moles that are present at birth.
  2. Atypical or dysplastic naevus: These moles are unusual in appearance and benign. Moreover, these may look similar to melanomas.
  3. Junctional melanocytic naevus: Round, flat and brown.
  4. Dermal melanocytic naevus: Raised, hairy in some cases, pale or light brown.
  5. Halo naevus: Skin in the area surrounding the mole loses pigmentation, thus forming a halo. Once the mole fades away, the skin regains its colour.

Treatments of Moles

Sometimes, a mole is itchy, burns, is painful, bleeds or oozes, is crusty or scaly. Moreover, it can also suddenly change in colour, elevation, size or shape. Therefore, in such cases, one must consult a doctor immediately. 

There are several modalities to treat moles. They are as follows: 

    1. Shave excision: In this treatment, the mole is cut off from the body using a small blade. Moreover, dermatologists carry out this process under the effects of local anaesthesia. In fact, stitches are not necessary. Moreover, shave excision is effective for smaller malignant moles.
    2. Excisional surgery or excision biopsy: In this treatment, the mole and the surrounding margin of healthy skin is cut out using a scalpel or a punch device. In fact, sutures are necessary.
    3. Electrosurgery: In this treatment, the mole is burnt off with an electric current applied by a device with a metal tip. In fact, any hair growing on the mole will burn off too.
    4. Laser: In this treatment, a high-intensity beam of light is used to reduce the pigmentation and get rid of any hair present on the mole too. 

Timeline for Moles/Nevus

Moles are generally benign and are not harmful. These need not be extracted or treated unless they are itchy, they burn, are painful, they bleed or ooze. If they are crusty or scaly, or change in colour, elevation, size or shape, a doctor should be consulted immediately.

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Do & Don't for Getting Aging

DO: Consult your dermatologist before trying any product or treatment
DO: Use broad-spectrum sunscreen to prevent photodamage.
DO: Maintain a healthy skincare routine.
DO: Drink 2-3 litres of water daily.
DO: Eat a healthy & balanced diet

DON’T: Use sulphate and petroleum jelly based skin care products.
DON’T: Use skincare products that don’t suit your skin type.
DON’T: Leave the house without sun protection.
DON’T: Smoke and drink.
DON’T: Overuse anti-ageing products.



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Do & Don't for Getting Acne

DO: Cleanse your face.
DO: Moisturise your skin.
DO: Stay hydrated.
DO: Use sunscreen daily.
DO: Follow a healthy diet.

DON’T: Pop and poke your pimples.
DON’T: Use excessive make-up products.
DON’T: Eat oily foods.
DON’T: Over-exfoliate.
DON’T: Scrub your skin too roughly.