Is this how my mole scrape location should look 2 weeks post removal? (photo)

I had a mole removed two weeks ago (removed by scraping). I had hoped by now it would be healed and looking relatively normal, but it looks red, swollen and not good. Is this normal? Should I give it more time before calling my derm back? I kept a band aid with Vaseline on the site for 10 days post removal and I have been using silicone sheets at night. During the day i put mederma with sunscreen on during the day.

Doctor Answers 1

Mole removal

Hi The scar is lumpier than average. Please start massaging the scar firmly with some moisturising cream. Also ask your surgeon to have a look to rule out any problem.

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