Got a Mole on my Jawline Excised with Stitches, It Has Healed Well but How to Prevent the Scar from Being Raised? (photo)

My mole & the stitches came off its only been 2 weeks and its healing so well Im surprised. I cannot see any scar just a faint light pink fine line which Im told will vanish into lighter white over time, however Im a bit freaked out cause this morning I saw that at the end of the line its a tiny little bit raised, should I be worried? I have heard how people get keloiod or that raised scar thing they laser or put silicone sheets for? Am I getting too ahead of myself? hope it stays flat!

Doctor Answers 2

Looks like the area will heal nicely...

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 too soon to make any firm predictions but looks like a very nice job and at only 2 weeks you're ahead of the relax and watch the area mature...if there's a bump in several weeks, it can easily be reduced...not a fan of the silicone sheets at this point...think they're hyped by some beyond what they deliver...

Las Vegas Dermatologist

Mole removal

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The area appears to be healing well.  I would still give it more time to heal.  It is important at this time to avoid sun exposure to the area as it heals.

Sam Naficy, MD, FACS
Seattle Facial Plastic Surgeon
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