Does this look infected? Should I switch from Aquaphor to neosporin? I had a mole shaved off 1 week ago. (Photo)

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Shave of a mole

Thank you for your question.  The pink area surrounding the biopsy could be part of the normal healing process.  If you have pain, swelling, or pus in the area I recommend for you to see the doctor who completed your biopsy.  A thin layer of plain vasaline or aquaphor twice daily are recommended.  Also, wash the area with soap and water daily.  I wish you the best.


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