Facial wound from biopsy still open after 5 yrs. Any suggestions?

This wound seeps fluid and becomes tender. Fluid is clear to cloudy. Biopsy taken 5 yrs ago with cauderization

Doctor Answers 1

Open wound

I am sorry to hear about your troubles.  If a biopsy was taken 5 years ago and the wound will not heal I would get it checked again by a physician.  They will likely want to re-biopsy it.  Non-healing wounds are concerning for a skin cancer but could be caused by other things as well.  Regardless, this is not normal and should be re-evaluated.  
Best wishes,
Cody Koch

Des Moines Facial Plastic Surgeon
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