Mole is red and painful after shave biopsy. Sign of cancer?
6 months ago
I had 2 moles removed 9 days ago.1 on my face and 1 on my arm. I use hydrogen peroxide and vaseline on both. The one on my face healed great. The other on my arm is red, painful, and looks indented in my skin. Is this a sign of cancer? Why is it reacting like this?
Doctor Answers 1
Mole Removal Irritation
I suggest proper wound care with silicone based scar gels with growth factors . See your physician if you are concerned. Best, Dr. Emer.
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as
a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you
have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute
or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.