Is my mole infected? (Photo)

A little over 2 weeks ago I got a small mole on the back of my leg removed and I have been changing the bandage regularly while applying aquaphor. The past few days the skin surrounding the cut has gotten red, swollen and hard. I'm not sure if it is a reaction to the band aid glue or an infection.

Doctor Answers 1

Dressings after mole removal

I would remove the outer dressing and apply Plato's Scar Serum twice daily on the area. It may represent an allergic reaction to the dressing. 


Dr. Karamanoukian

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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