Moles might be the sign of beauty for someone, while for the others, it might prove the destroyer of beauty, even problematic. Some moles can be cancerous, and so can urge the necessity to remove them. But fear not, as those warts can be removed without any extra measure. In this article, we tell you how much does mole removal cost. The costs will be presented in dollars, so you can make an assumption on how much it might be in the currency of the area you live in. Point to noted, the costing showed in the article is not exhaustive, it is just to provide an idea.
Removing the mole
There are two ways to remove moles-
- Home remedies
- Medical ways
Home remedies include bringing natural substances and apply them to the mole area in the due procedure. It will just take the cost of buying the natural ingredients.
Medical ways include medical practices, medication, etc. There are many ways, and you will be charged according to the measure taken to remove the mole.
Home remedies include applying apple cider vinegar, pineapple juice, garlic, castor oil, lemon juice, aloe vera, iodine and so on. You might wonder, how much does mole removal cost. Well, costs for them will include the ingredient itself, and band-aid.
For example, applying apple cider vinegar might take-
- $6 cider vinegar,
- $5 BandAids
- $2.50 cotton swabs.
Cost of garlic method include-
- Fresh garlic bulb(s) $1 to $3
- Castor Oil (if creating a paste) $7 to $10
- Vaseline $7 to $10
- Bandage/band-aids $5
- Cotton swabs $2.50
The technique is more or less same for every ingredient, just the ingredient itself and so the price differs. For example, if you want to use lemon, it will take about $1 to $3 per lemon. Aloe vera gel might take more or less $19 to $30.
This way, cost to get a mole removed through natural means might take between $10 to $40.
How much does it cost to get a mole removed through medical means? To know that, firstly you need to know what is the condition of your moles. Is it neutral and benign? Is it cancerous? How many moles do you have anyway?
For that, you need to diagnose the conditions. For that, you can use the scanning techniques like below, (the prices are given in Euro. You might want to change that to the currency of the area you are living in)-
- Full mole mapping €159 takes about 45-60 minutes
- Single mole screening (to the naval line) €49, takes about 15-20 minutes
- Upper body (to the naval line) €99, takes about 30-40 minutes
- Lower body mole screening €99 takes about 30-40 minutes
Medical way includes many types, including-
In includes Punch biopsy, Shave excision, Excision surgery, and Cryosurgery. It might take $100 to $500 per mole.
It uses a laser to burn the mole. It might take $50 to $80 per mole.
Here the mole is burnt using metal wire and an electric current. It takes $130 to $360 according to mole size.
It includes the usage of creams that help to prevent moles. You can find creams with prices $15 to $80. But of course, you need to consult your dermatologist for the usage.
There are some other methods which might be used, like-
Dental floss mole removal method
Floss (unwaxed) cost: $8 (or so).
Skin cleanser: Soap and water (pennies) or skin sanitizer ($5)
Final cost: $8-$13
Mole removal kits
You need $75 to $100 for a kit. Includes cream, swabs, cleanser, sanders, pokers, etc.
Mole removal zapper gadgets
Professional Dot Mole Removal System runs around $27. Zap freckles and moles with it to remove them. Apparently, it hurts so use numbing cream.