I was scratching a small mole on my forehead and it started to bleed. Now I have this red blotch. Is it permanent? (Photo)

It doesn't seem to be going away! Will this be permanente?

Doctor Answers 2

Small mole bleeding

I would recommend letting it heal with the use of a vasaline or aquaphor ointment until there is no more scabbing. After that, the use of a scar cream would be helpful. If it continues to be abnormal, I would see a dermatologist for further evaluation. 
Best of luck

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Scar on Face -- Lasers, Microneedling/PRP, Subcision, Fillers, Dermaflage/ScarMD, skin lightening

I suggest seeing an expert for silicone based scar gels and growth factors at this time.  Lasers and microneedling can be done in the future for scar.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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