Is this how my mole scrape location should look 2 weeks post removal? (photo)
4 months ago
I had a mole removed two weeks ago (removed by scraping). I had hoped by now it would be healed and looking relatively normal, but it looks red, swollen and not good. Is this normal? Should I give it more time before calling my derm back? I kept a band aid with Vaseline on the site for 10 days post removal and I have been using silicone sheets at night. During the day i put mederma with sunscreen on during the day.
Doctor Answers (1)
The scar is lumpier than average. Please start massaging the scar firmly with some moisturising cream. Also ask your surgeon to have a look to rule out any problem.
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