Stitches + Mohs Surgery

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Should I Remove my Bandage and Let my Stitches Air out 4 Days After Mohs Surgery?

Just had Mohs surgery on my forehead 4 days ago. Can I take the bandage off for good and let the stitches air out now? Going to have them removed... READ MORE

Skin Graft After Mohs Surgery Split Open About 4-5mm the Day After Stitches Came Out

I had Mohs surgery near the corner of my eye for basal cell lesion 9 days ago. The nurse took stitches yesterday. She warned that if I rubbed it too... READ MORE

Why Did I Get Stitches Next Day After Mohs Surgery?

When I scheduled my Mohs surgery, I was told that changes to insurance made it necessary for me to return the second day to get my stitches. If I was... READ MORE

Mohs Surgery on Nose - Stitches or Left to Heal by Itself?

I had a biopsy and the results are that I have a squamous cell on the tip on my nose, very small area. Using a Mohs Surgeon how will he/she determine... READ MORE

I Am Having Mohs Surgery and Will Not Have Any Stitches or Sutures and I Am Worried I Will Have a Raised Scar or Lump. (photo)

It is on my left cheek. I am 32 and I am in marketing and I am very concerned about how I will heal on my own if my skin will come together properly... READ MORE

Is It Okay for a PA to Do Facial Repair After Mohs?

The dermatologist/Mohs surgeon did the surgery, harvested the graft, and left his PA to do the rest. I know that many PA's may be good at... READ MORE

Can nickel Size Mohs Round Scalp Scar From Stitches Opening Be Corrected or Reduced?

I am a female, late 40's that had Mohs on scalp 10 mos ago. The stitches opened. It was horrible. I am now left with nickel sized indented round hole... READ MORE

Could it be a stitch that has not dissolved? When will it go away? If so, is there anything I can do to help it dissolve?

I had mohs surgery done about six weeks ago. The wound seems to be seeming fine, but a little below the wound, I have a small lump that doesn't want... READ MORE

2 days post op Mohs Surgery on left wing of nose. Any suggestions on the scar? (photos)

I had Mohs Surgery two days ago. after 1 layer I was told that all the bcc is removed. He told me it's deep, I will have a big scar & had a choice of... READ MORE

I had mohs surgery on my left nostril in March. Now there is restricted air flow compared the right. Is this normal?

The physician used stitches to close the wound and the left nostril now after the surgery looks smaller vs the right nostril. I had restricted air... READ MORE

Asymmetrical nostrils after Mohs? (Photo)

29 year old female. Mohs procedure to remove 3 mm BCC on middle left side of nose. Simple closure but still opted to have plastic surgeon do it.... READ MORE

Which is better, stitches or dermabond?

I had melanoma removed from left hip to butt which is better for healing time and scarring READ MORE

There is a concave stitches after Mohs surgery. Is this normal? (photos)

29 year old female. Mohs procedure to remove 3 mm BCC on middle left side of nose. Simple closure but still opted to have plastic surgeon do it.... READ MORE

Large indentation where stitches are on nose. Will this go away?

There is a very distinguishable indentation on my nose where I have 2 internal stitches and 5 external stitches. I am 24 hours post op and I expected... READ MORE

Is the removal of the dog ear after MOHS surgery on nose covered by insurance?

Is the removal of the dog ear after MOHas surgery on nose covered by insurance? What is unvolved in the removal of the dog ear? How many stitches and... READ MORE

I got stitches taken out of my leg today after mohs surgery. Should I see a doc? It feels like it will open up (Photo)

No answering service at the DR office. Do I go to urgent care or wait till office opens in the morning? READ MORE

What type of treatments will I need to make my nose look better after Mohs surgery?

I have the dog ear removed in a week and am told there will be 3-4 stitches from that. I already have a jagged looking scar from the flap and deep... READ MORE

Internal Stitch after Mohs surgery?

I had Mohs surgery on my nose and just needed a few internal and a few external stitches. It has been 3 weeks since the external stitches were removed... READ MORE

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