My daughter had a mole removed from the side of her face and now there is a large raised (and she says painful) lump. Could that be a stitch left?
I Am Afraid a Stitch Was Left in my Daughters Face from a Mole Removal. There is Now a Painful Lump. How To Tell?
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Possible stitch abscess causing painful lump after mole removal
What you are describing could be what is called a stitch or suture abscess which is a reaction caused by the placement of stitches buried beneath the surface. It can often be drained easily.
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