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How Long Should Facial Stitches Be Left In?

I just had a mole excised by a plastic surgeon today, and the nurse scheduled the appointment for the stitches to be removed in 12 days. Is 12 days... READ MORE

Mole Removal w/ Stitches - Scarring?

I have a mole on my right lower cheek about the diameter of a pencil eraser. It's raised a bit but not a lot. I am getting it removed by a plastic... READ MORE

My Husband Had Moles Removed and the Severe on Shows Lesion Close to a Letral Inked Edge

He had 4 shave biopsy's of moles, 2 came back mild, 1 moderate and 1 severe. Had severe one removed thursday - diagnois on original biopsy states... READ MORE

My Dissolvable Stitches Are Coming Apart, but I Only Had the Procedure Done 4 Days Ago. Normal? (photo)

I had three moles removed 4 days ago, I was told the stitches would not dissolve for 10 to 14 days. It is only four days since the procedure, and the... READ MORE

What's the Best Treatment to Minimize Scarring After Getting Mole Removed with Stiches?

Hello! Im thinking on getting my mole removed and it's about 1 cm in diameter. I already went to see a dermetologist but he only resurfaced it last... READ MORE

Can the Bulging Skin Near the Incision on Face After Mole Removal Become Flat? (photo)

I had protuding mole removed on my face about 10 days ago. One is removed via shave excision. Another one is near my nasolabial fold,removed via... READ MORE

How Long Until I Can Remove Stitches?

I removed a mole on my chin last Friday. When can I remove the stitches? I also removed 2 other moles on my body. One on my back and another on the... READ MORE

I Am Afraid a Stitch Was Left in my Daughters Face from a Mole Removal. There is Now a Painful Lump. How To Tell?

My daughter had a mole removed from the side of her face and now there is a large raised (and she says painful) lump. Could that be a stitch left? READ MORE

Mole Removal for Vertical Mole

I have a mole on my facial cheek, it is slightly raised and is about the size of a pencil eraser, it has tiny hairs, if I rub my finger over it it is... READ MORE

Pain After Mole Excision, Is This Normal?

I had a moderately atypical mole removed yesterday and got internal sutures and 5 on the surface. The incision is so painful! But no signs of... READ MORE

Should I Get Stitches for an Already Removed Mole?

I have had a skin color mole on my face (on the smile line) under my nose and above my lip Acquired mole in 2003 so I had it for 7years.I got it... READ MORE

Scab 4 weeks after stitches removed.

I had a mole excision mid November with five stitches (two deep dissolving). Stitches were removed ten days later and since end of November I have... READ MORE

What is the Normal Wait Time to Remove Stitches from the Face?

I had a lymph node removed from my neck. The doctor wants me to wait three weeks. I just think that it is to long. I need help with information. READ MORE

I Went for a Mole Excision Procedure (With Stitches)?

During the surgery, the nurse gave the doctor a thread which was too short. He had to remove the thread and stitch again with a longer one. Will this... READ MORE

Which method is best for the least amount of scarring: shaving or excision w/ stitches?

I have a flat, medium sized mole right in the middle of my cheek that i'd like removed. which method is best for the quickest healing time and least... READ MORE

Not sure if my mole is healed? (photo)

Hi, so I got my mole removed last Friday and was told to keep the stitches on for 7 days and came back the Friday after to get my stitches removed,... READ MORE

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