Open Wound + Mohs Surgery Q&A
Finding the Vaseline difficult to cover/apply to the open wound from MOHS surgery on top of my husband's head .. Is it safe to use a Personal... READ MORE
My surgeon said to clean it with peroxide, and my plastic surgeon said not to. What do I do? READ MORE
I was told by the surgeon to clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide, but when I went to the plastic surgeon, he said not to. He said to let the water... READ MORE
I had mohs surgery on my outer thigh, stitches removed 2 weeks later, wound split same day and restitched?
Wound now very sore and burning alot , how long before it heals READ MORE
Mohs closure? Is it normal for the wound to be left open and take 2/3 months to heal, or should the surgeon close it?
I have been diagnosed with BCC on the back of leg, one inch in diameter about 4 inches above heel. I have been told the wound will be left open and... READ MORE
I had BCC punch biopsy 6 months ago and there is no clear margin. It has been suggested that more needs to be taken and the wound left open to heal... READ MORE
Need a Doctor Recommendation. My 13 Year Old Son Needs Scalp Surgery to Close a Wound from a Cancer Surgery?
Silver dollar size wound is from a surgery on Jul 3 to remove a cancer tumor, which was under the scalp but outside of the skull. The plastic surgeon... READ MORE
I was recently diagnosed with superficial spreading melanoma in situ on my third toe. My dermatologist would like to perform "slow mohs" to remove the... READ MORE
I had a BCC removed on 5/11/15. After one removal the surgeon said that it was all removed with clean margins. He asked if I wanted it sutured or wait... READ MORE
I had a curettage and cauterization for the removal of a squamous cell cancer on my lower left leg three months ago. There is a portion that has not... READ MORE
My lesion is close to my right eye, perhaps described as medial canthus. I am scheduled for a surgery on Wednesday, the Mohs surgeon thinks she can... READ MORE
Any recommendation for excellent surgeon in San Diego area who takes United Healthcare PPO; and to calm my fears?
My dermo just biopsied a spot that for months had either an open wound that healed, and has been itching like crazy for weeks. there has been a bruise... READ MORE
I just turned 18 and had moh's surgery done on my forehead. The stitch popped open but surgeon decided to let it heal on its own. It's been almost... READ MORE
This wound seeps fluid and becomes tender. Fluid is clear to cloudy. Biopsy taken 5 yrs ago with cauderization READ MORE
Still oozing after 4 weeks-----been applying hydrogen peroxide daily, covering with a small piece of DuoDerm, and then a band-aid. Doesn't show many... READ MORE