Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

1 HOURS AGO GL's top 20 fave nail polish colors: http://t.co/pM4hyH3vhw

2 HOURS AGO ICYMI catch @ChloeGMoretz in the @IfIStay trailer here: http://t.co/wUNpUVWwTd

3 HOURS AGO Snag top notch internship advice from GL on Aug 5 at the @InternQueen party in DC! RSVP right here: http://t.co/c0d0Hs8heN

 

sponsored links

I have an armpit mole



I have a big, red, very noticeable mole on my armpit. I’m in the sixth grade and people are starting to tease me about it. Plus, I think it will hurt when I start shaving my armpits. Is there any way to get rid of it without leaving a scab that will break open every time I shave?
 
Hey, girl. This sounds like something that you should show to your doc and consider having removed. “Your armpit is actually quite delicate—there are many nerves under the skin here—so it's not a good idea to not pick at this mole or even shave this armpit until you see your doctor,” says Elizabeth Bobby, Nurse Practitioner at About Women By Women in Wellesley, Mass. 
 
Bobby explains that removing a mole is an easy procedure that’s done right in the doctor's office after numbing your skin with medication injected by a tiny needle. (Numbing cream can even be applied before the needle.) If your doc recommends this, he or she will also advise you on how to take care of any scabbing until it heals.  

Moles are very common and can be anywhere on your body. Lotsa people feel that moles, like freckles, make their skin more beautiful and unique. But when a mole gets in the way of daily activities like shaving, it could make sense to have it removed. Chat with your parents and get a professional opinion.

BY LINDSEY SILKEN ON 10/31/2010 7:00:00 AM

POSTED IN

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 
What form of social media is currently taking over your time?



 
 
30
:
23
:
59
:
59
DAYS
 
HOURS
 
MIN
 
SEC

I can get a vaccine that will keep me from getting cancer later on.

Quiz: Which character from The Giver are you?

 

Are you sweet like Fiona...or daring like Jonas?

CLICK HERE to meet your movie

match-up from The Giver!  

 

It's FINALLY our 20th birthday! To celebrate, we've rounded up our all time fave (and all time best) fashion and beauty tips 'n' tricks, amazing boy/bestie/life advice plus room DIYs, amazing recipes and top 20 lists exclusively for you right here on girlslife.com.

To join the fun, 

CLICK HERE

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links