Pulling a mole the skin off at home can result in excessive bleeding, scarring and infection, according to WebMD. It is important to have moles removed in a doctor's office where the procedure can be done safely in order... More »

A skin mole should be removed under the supervision of a medical professional, warns WebMD. Pulling off the skin mole at home with nail clippers, lotions or pastes can cause scarring, excessive bleeding and infections. More »

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As stated by CosMedics UK, it is completely safe to pluck or shave the hair coming out of a mole. Hair removal in this fashion does not cause the cellular damage required to cause cancer to form, so doing so does not cau... More »

It is not advisable to pop a skin boil with a needle, as this make an infection worse, according to WebMD. Normally, a boil is treated at home by applying warm compresses, which causes the boil to come to a head and drai... More »

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Boils form on the buttocks when bacteria enters the skin through minor abrasions and makes its way into the hair follicles or oil glands, creating an infection, explains WebMD. Boils first present as hard, inflamed swell... More »

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Doctors recommend cleaning the infection site two to three times daily after having a boil lanced to help the skin heal and prevent infection, according to WebMD. Patients may also apply antibiotic ointment to fight bact... More »

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A methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection spreads by people coming into contact with other people by either touching one another's skin or by touching the same objects according to WebMD. The bacteri... More »

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