If you have moles on your body and you want to remove them naturally, you can. It is always best to be sure, however, that the moles are not cancerous but just regular moles that have naturally grown on your body.
Causes of Moles
Some moles are considered to be hereditary. These are usually the atypical moles that usually end up being cancerous. When family members have moles that are irregular in shape and the moles take on multiple colorations it is important to watch for them on your body too.
The chances of people developing the same or similar moles are very high. There is not a ‘cure’ for stopping or preventing mole growth on the body.
Many people assume a mole means cancer. This is not the case at all. The majority of moles are non-cancerous. Everyone develops moles on their body. It is assumed that free radical damage and the rays from the sun cause moles to develop on the body also. Only a very small percentage of moles are cancerous and require the attention of a dermatologist.
So, step 1 is to see a doctor. This is what your dermatologist will look for:
Skin Cancer and Moles
Although a very small percentage of moles are known to be cancerous, it is very important to pay attention to them, even if you have had the same mole since you were a child. There are many things to look for in a mole on your skin and they may mean different things.
Most people want to have moles removed because they are unsightly and hard to live with, especially if the location on the body is visible and hard to cover up. Some people want to remove a mole because it is painful but they don’t consider what the pain may mean.
Pain in a mole may mean that the mole is cancerous. In this case, it is important to have a doctor look at a mole and perform a biopsy. When a biopsy is performed a doctor will remove a portion or the entire mole.
If a doctor removes a portion of a mole and determines that the mole is cancerous, the entire mole will be removed from the skin. It is very rare for moles to reappear after they have been removed. If they do continue to reappear then the doctor is not getting the entire mole from the bottom layer of the skin.
You can prevent moles by wearing sunscreen and limiting your body to exposure in the sun. If you have moles on your body already you should pay attention to them and do a self examination on the moles at least once a month.
When moles change their size or shape, color, or even the texture from a soft to rough, you should consult a dermatologist. If new moles appear along with moles you currently have, consult a dermatologist.
There are four major things you should know about moles if you are a sun lover. These four things are considered the ABCDs of melanoma. The ABCDs stand for asymmetry, borders, color, and diameter.
A, B, C, D or ABRACADABRA!
A. ) Asymmetrical is one of the most important things when it comes to moles and the way they look. When you examine a mole on your skin you should be sure they are not asymmetrical. This means that if you draw a line down the center of the mole, both sides should be almost identical in color and shape. The sides will not be different in any way. This includes a black spot on one side but not the other or a dark color on one side but not the other, and more. Both sides of the mole should be exactly the same. An asymmetry mole will have different sides and not appear to be the same.
B.) The borders of a mole are also very important. A cancerous mole may have a border around it that looks to spread away from the mole. The border may change in color or appear to widen the mole and make it look larger. The border of a mole with cancer will be very irregular and different. A normal mole will not have a visible border that is distinct. You should examine any moles monthly and pay close attention to the borders or the outside.
C) All moles on your body may be different in color. They all will never be exactly the same color. However, individual moles should have a set color. A mole on the body should not have multiple colors or different shades. A mole that has different colors or changes should be checked out by a dermatologist. If the mole is just one color and looks to be normal, you can remove it on your own through natural methods at home.
D) One of the first things a doctor is going to ask a person about a mole is the size or diameter. Measuring the diameter of a mole is easy. All you need is a pencil. You can use the eraser on the tip of a pencil. A mole should never be larger in size that the eraser on the tip of the pencil. If you notice you have a mole that is growing to be larger than the eraser you should not try to remove it yourself but seek the advice of a dermatologist.
Once you are cleared to remove them naturally, you have many options, eg:
- honey & castor oil
- fig stems
- hot water with vinegar
- These methods of mole removal are not guaranteed for mole removal for all types of moles. You might need to try a few of these methods or seek a physician if you cannot get a mole to go away permanently. But typically, they will work fine.
When you use cauliflowers to remove moles you will actually prepare a cauliflower juice in a blender. Place the cauliflower in your blender and blend it up until it is in a puree form. You will not need to add any water or anything. Cauliflower actually contains enough juices in it and it will puree just fine.
- This juice needs to be rubbed on your moles on a daily basis. After you begin this process in a week or two, the cauliflower juice will cause the mole to peel off of your skin naturally. This is an excellent method that minimizes any type of scarring or mark on the skin that is evident a mole existed their previously.
- Garlic is another ingredient used to repair the skin and remove moles naturally in your home. You will use a real garlic clove. Be sure to peel the garlic and mash it up into a mushy substance. As you mash the garlic it will have the consistency of a paste like substance. You will then be able to paste the garlic directly onto the mole or moles.
When you use garlic, it is important to use a bandage on your skin and cover up the moles. This should be done at night only. During the day, you will remove the bandage and allow it to breathe and reapply the garlic paste again the next night. The mole will eventually fall off after a short period of time.
- Pineapple juice is another natural substance known to repair moles on the skin. You should make fresh pineapple juice for mole removal. Do not buy pineapple juice and use it out of a can because it will not work. Use a real pineapple and create freshly squeezed pineapple juice daily. You will rub the juice on your moles daily. This will actually cause the moles to become weak and fall off. If you have flattened moles that are surface level of the skin and cannot fall off, they will eventually begin to disappear and no longer be visible.
- Castor oil and honey also have the same affect as pineapple juice. You can gently rub castor oil on a mole and expect to see it weaken and disappear. Honey is known to have a similar affect on moles and they will eventually fall off.
- Another method of natural mole removal is by scrubbing them with hot water five to six times a day. Allow the mole and the surrounding skin to dry completely. You will then use cider vinegar. This can be applied with a cotton ball or swab. Let the mole sit for only 10 minutes and then rinse the cider vinegar completely off. This needs to be repeated at least six or seven times a day for a week or more. The mole or moles will eventually leave your skin.
- Fig stems also contain a juice inside of them which are known to be effective in mole removal. These can be hard to find depending on your locale. Juice from fig stems can be applied daily and will eventually cause a mole to be eliminated.
Natural mole removal is the best method to remove moles from your skin because they don’t leave unsightly scars and there isn’t a high cost associated with it like a surgical procedure performed by a dermatologist. Not all natural methods of mole removal are guaranteed to work. What might work for some people may not work for you. You can try different methods to see what works for you and what doesn’t.
Removing Other Types of Skin Irregularities
There are other irregularities the body creates on the skin that people cannot bare to have. These irregularities include skin tags, lesions, and other things. There are natural ways to remove skin tags at home also.
A skin tag is additional skin that looks like hanging skin. This excess skin is usually benign but looks bad. Many people are embarrassed of skin tags because they are abnormal. They often are the same color of your skin and appear most commonly around the neck, underarms, eyelids, and even under the breasts. They also appear in the upper chest, in the groin folds and anywhere the skin tends to rub against clothing often.
In most cases of skin tags, they occur due to rubbing or irritation of the skin against something continuously for long periods of time. This excess skin may be removed from the body naturally or you can go see a dermatologist. If you seek removal from a dermatologist it may be very expensive and result in scarring.
Many people use duct tape for skin tag removal. As this method is used for removing warts naturally, you can also use it to remove skin tags. You will put a small piece of duct tape over the skin tag and leave it on your skin. When the tape begins to loosen, pull it off and see if the skin tag comes with the tape. If it doesn’t, reapply the tape until the tag eventually pulls off with the tape.
Skin tags can also be removed by using vitamin E. Vitamin E is known for its skin healing capabilities. It is important to apply vitamin E to a band-aid or directly to the skin tag and check the skin tag when the band-aid loosens. An improvement in skin color will be evident and eventually the skin tag will fall off.
Removing irregularities in the skin is important to many people. Warts and moles are the most common irregularities that can be dangerous or just painful. There are natural remedies to remove these from your body so you don’t have to see a doctor and pay the high dollar costs.
Many times insurance companies won’t pay to have things removed from your body, especially if they do not pose a threat. In most cases, an insurance company will say the removal is cosmetic and they will not pay. If you choose to see a doctor be sure the procedure is paid for first. If the insurance company will not pay for the procedure, then you need to use one of the natural remedies listed in this e-book.
Moles can be a nuisance and very embarrassing, especially if they are visible. Moles can also be dangerous. Not all moles are cancerous but it is important to know the basics of moles and how to know if you have a normal mole or one you should have inspected by a doctor. When you know the characteristics of an abnormal mole you can be smart. You should never try to naturally remove a mole that is abnormal and possibly cancerous. This is because you want to be sure all of the cancer is removed from your body or it could be fatal. If you have an abnormal mole, have a dermatologist tell you if you are safe to remove it on your own or not.
Skin tags are irregularities in the skin also. They are very common and can easily be removed through many natural methods. These are not dangerous or painful, but they can be embarrassing if located in a visible place on the body that is hard to cover up.
Always remember that natural remedies that work for one person may not work for you. Everyone’s body is different and there is never a guarantee that a method will work. You might need to try a few different methods in order to remove a wart, mole, or skin tag or the first time might work. If a wart or a mole continues to grow back on your skin you should be sure that you see a dermatologist and explain the regrowth to them.
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