Mohs Surgery Q&A
Wound + Mohs Surgery
I have read pros and cons regarding the proper care for a granulating wound on the upper forehead. A forehead flap procedure covered the large defect... READ MORE
Hi, 50 year old male, i just had Mohs surgery performed yesterday on a basal cell carcinoma. The wound is about the size of a nickel and is on the top... READ MORE
Is There a Method of Closing a Major Wound to the Nose Using, for Example, a "Silly Putty" Rather Than Skin?
My mother is 97 and in excellent health other than some dementia. She also has basil cell which has eaten away an entire nostril. It is wide open and... READ MORE
I have a basal cell cancer on the side of my nose. Should I see a Mohns Surgeon or Plastic Surgeon for wound repair?
I have a basal cell cancer on the side of my nose. It is 3cm but is the type that has branches according to the biopsy. I have been referred to a... READ MORE
I was told to get Moh's but didn't because I didn't have money. I finally made my appointment, but I'm scared. It is on my forehead and it is about an... READ MORE
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 7/3/14 for BCC on my nose and a skin flap was used to close the wound. What are you opinion? (photo)
I am very concerned about asymmetry of my nose as well as the fact that the alar opening on the operated side is now about 50% closed and the nostril... READ MORE
Small nodular BCC on nasal ala. If I get a skin flap, what can I expect the wound to look like 4 weeks after?
If I get a skin flap, what can I expect the wound to look like 4 weeks after? I am starting a new job and really would like recovery to be well... READ MORE
Have superficial basel cell on side of nose. I am told I need MOHS. What is best method to close the wound? One doc says forehead flap and another doc... READ MORE
I have BCC on my ear. Could they really take off my whole ear? Do these surgeons really release people with gaping wounds?
I know it has spread to the skull area behind my ear, and I'm pretty sure that it is eating through the cartridge on top of my ear as well. I'm really... READ MORE
I had MOHS surgery last Monday, I am unsure of how the area should look now. There has been some oozing and a little bleeding, My nose does itch and... READ MORE
Wound still bubbles after application. I have been reading that long-term hydrogen peroxide use may not be helpful. I would appreciate your input.... READ MORE
I had a small lump removed from my forehead. Should I put a slight amount of vaseline on the wound daily?
I was told for a week use a bandaid with vasoline and it will get better. My question is should I just put a slight amount of vasoline on the wound... READ MORE
Is it normal after MOHs surgery on the scalp for the covered wound to smell badly after two weeks and be red inside the wound?
It remained covered each day after applying aquiphor. The doctor had a glowing resume. I do not know how to put a picture in. READ MORE
I had MOHs surgery today for a basal cell carcinoma on my right temple. I now have a wound the size of a quarter. I am going to see a plastic surgeon... READ MORE
I had MOHS Surgery 9/14 on my head. Was the width of a golf ball (stitches were about 3 inches long zigzag). I had the stitches removed 2 weeks after... READ MORE
May 6 I had MOHs surgery on my shoulder, going down two layers to get it all. Due to the location, straps, sleeve seams rub right on the wound. I'm in... READ MORE
I had a Mohs procedure on the crown of my scalp early Oct for squamous cell carcinoma. Do I need further treatment?
It is healing slowly. I'm using tacrolimus. The center of the wound is white. Is that an indication I need further treatment such as debridment? I... READ MORE
I had moh's surgery yesterday on my scalp & was told I could wash my hair on Saturday. Can I get the wound wet?
Can I get the non-stitched wound wet with just water? Am I able to use a blow dryer on my hair, as the wound is in my part? READ MORE