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Question about internal sutures after MOHS surgery? (photo)

It has been about two months and my surgery site was looking great. I noticed what looked like a scab that didn't go away. Then it started protruding... READ MORE

Do I worry about stitch left in incision?

I had the Moh's surgery on area under my nose. My primary doctor took out my stitches and I have noticed a dark stitch is still in the incision site.... READ MORE

How effective is the use of paper tape in wound healing after Mohs surgery on the forehead?

I had Mohs surgery on my forehead on Friday and had brown tape glued over the sutures. I've been advised that no further wound care is required... READ MORE

I had a botched mohs. I'm looking for a revision. Any suggestions? (photo)

5 months out, clear damage done.Asked original mohs surgeon but he keeps saying he did nothing to eye(not true).Occuplastic surgeon suggested when he... READ MORE

Lump above incision postoperative day 1 Mohs? (Photos)

I had Mohs surgery two days ago to remove a small nodular BCC. I think I overheard the surgeon say the final defect was 7 mm x 5 mm. It took one stage... READ MORE

Dark spot on suture line 3 weeks post Mohs. Any way to make it look better quicker? (Photo)

I had Mohs three weeks ago for bcc. My nose has been really red around the sutures since then. I have used mupirocin several times a day. Yesterday a... READ MORE

Persistent headache after Mohs surgery on nose.

It's been a three days since Mohs surgery on my left side of the nose. They did not do a skin graph, but closed the would with sutures, I'd say it's... READ MORE

Healing by Linear Sutures or Secondary Intention?

I will undergo Mohs for a melanoma (Type 0.38) on 2/19/2015. The surgeon has given me two options: a linear sutured closure or healing by secondary... READ MORE

Letting MOHS surgery site heal on its own?

I'm an adult male in my early 40s and relatively healthy. I just had MOHS surgery on the area just above my nose, in between my two eyes. The excised... READ MORE

Is my Mohs wound healing properly or should I be concerned? How much longer can it take to fully heal? (photo)

Three months ago I had Mohs surgery for SCC. They "bored out" a 3/8" diameter hole, and since it was on the top of my head they said it would have to... READ MORE

I had a basal cell carcinoma removed - suture removal scheduled at 2weeks

Isn't this too long for sutures to remain - been 8 days now - fear scarring READ MORE

I had a basal carcinoma removed from my forehead some sutures popped open a week after surgery

So my wound is open and still healing 3 months post-op.Its getting smaller and smaller and looks great,Ive kept it covered with KALTOSTAT dressing... READ MORE

Suture type for MOHS reconstruction on the face?

When repairing MOHS defects on the face, what is the best absorbable suture type to use? I have read that Monocryl produces less tissue reactivity... READ MORE

Pain from BCC removed 5 months ago. Is this something to worry about?

Basal cell Right flank near breast under arm Excised due to size 3 inch incision with deep sutures and adhesive closure READ MORE

Bio oil for massage and what to do about scars and suture spitting 5 weeks after mohs on nose (bilobed flap)?

I used vaseline but it clogged pores/caused pimples. I use bio oil instead, but got pimples which could be result of suture spitting. My scars are... READ MORE

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