(Closed) NWR- Should I get this mole removed?

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Should I get it removed?
    Yes : (6 votes)
    7 %
    No : (75 votes)
    93 %
  • Post # 3
    7173 posts
    Busy Beekeeper

    At first my response was:  what mole? 

    Do you mean the small marking on your chest?  Do you mean for cosmetic reasons?  If it bothers you, I would – but it likely only bothers you. 

    Post # 4
    3697 posts
    Sugar bee

    There are two people whose opinion I would factor in to this decision:

    – your Fiance

    – a dermatologist.

    Post # 5
    2815 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I wouldn’t remove it.

    I have a mole on my cheek that people have confused for a pimple before..lol I like it though.

    So long as your dermatologist says it’s healthy, I’d keep it. It’s unique!

    Post # 6
    280 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    How cute! It’s a heart shaped marking over your heart! I had an enormous (3 inches long) mole removed from my leg several years back, that (1) made me extremely self-conscious, and (2) put me at a higher risk for skin cancer.  

    Really, its your decision, but I think its unique and beautiful.

    Post # 7
    1765 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I personally would keep it! It’s very unique πŸ™‚

    Post # 8
    1360 posts
    Bumble bee

    If there is no medical concern for this, I say don’t remove it! I have a mole on the left side of my chin, and although you can definitely see it, I like it! It’s a part of ‘me’ and I wouldn’t want to remove it!

    Post # 9
    7293 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I’d keep it πŸ™‚

    Post # 11
    907 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I think its cute!!!

    Post # 12
    11272 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2012

    i wouldn’t remove it.  i think it’s kind of cute to be honest.  it’s very unique.

    Post # 13
    270 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2013

    This is something you need to talk to a dermatologist about.  You want to know the consequences of removing vs not removing.  I previously had a non threatening mole removed not because it bothered me, but because I didn’t want it to grow.  Moles like to grow, for the most part, and whiel the mole I had didn’t bother me, I knew it would bother me with its bigger.  Plus, when its bigger, it’s harder to remove and more likely to scar.  You see people with huge moles all the time; you know it started out small.

    My personal opinion is to keep the mole, but also keep an eye on it in case it gets bigger or changes shape.  You might think differently if it’s no longer a heart.

    Post # 15
    264 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

     I have had a mole removed (dermatologist reccommended it) and trust me it’s not a fun process. It hurts and you can still end up with some scarring. 

    I say keep your beautiful mole. You say yourself it’s who you are. To me it looks fine!

    I have a large scar on one shoulder and people always ask about it.  It used to make me uncomfortable but now i realize people are just curious.

    Post # 16
    245 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2011

    I had a mole removed from the same spot on my chest when I was 16.  I’m now 29, and the scar is still fairly obvious.  I’d stick with the mole!

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