People decided to remove their moles due to various reasons, one being for health purposes. Moles, skin tags and other skin lesions can develop into severe diseases, such as skin cancer. Especially if the skin lesion is an odd color, like red or if it has recently appeared on the body. Another reason why people decide to get their moles removed is due to cosmetic reasons. A mole can be a big insecurity for some, especially if the mole is big and located on a prominent place of your face or body.