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Is It Normal to Have Dry Skin After Swelling Recedes Proceeding Lipoma Surgery?

Hi. I had surgery to remove a lipoma on my forehead 2/17/12 (today is 3/01/12). The swelling has gone down and the stitches were removed,but I've noted my forehead (including eyebrows / btw eyebrows and up to hairline) is extremely dry and peeling. Is this normal from the swelling???

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Lipoma removal

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It is common to see some changes in the skin around the areas surgery has been performed. Use a moisturizer and hopefully the dryness will reside shortly. Best regards!


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