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I had a mole that was sore and itchy, and I have managed to scratch the head off. I have put some Savlon cream on it and a plaster. Should I arrange to see a GP, or just wait for it to heal over?

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It is important that any changes to moles be reported to your GP. An appointment should be made so your doctor can evaluate the mole and see what treatment (if any) is required. Keep it covered with a clean dry dressing until you can get to your surgery.

Answered by Health at Hand nurses.

 

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