Mohs Surgery Q&A
Open Wound + Mohs Surgery
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
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 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
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