Lipoma surgery (scalp)
Doctor Answers 1
Thank you for sharing your question and congratulations on your lipoma removal. It is difficult to offer definite recommendations without a full series of photographs but it would not be uncommon to still have tenderness along an incision made 6 days ago. What is a bit more concerning is the swelling. Though some may still be present it would be important to identify and discrete fluid collection - seroma or hematoma - as treatment would be required. At a minimum you can see your surgeon who can provide you with reassurance or appropriate care. Best wishes.