I had a mole shaved off yesterday, at first no blood but now bleeding. Should I contact my dermatologist?
St Louis, MO
10 months ago
They told me keep the bandaid on for 24 hours then take it off, clean it, and put ointment on it at least twice a day. After taking off the bandaid it looked fine and wasn't bleeding. I cleaned it, then put ointment on and another bandaid. Right before I went to bed I checked it again and this is when it had been bleeding. It is located right under my right breast, and I believe that the skin stretching is what is causing the bleeding. Should I ask my dermatologist to make sure?
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If you are concerned speak to your physician, bleeding should stop with some pressure. Best, Dr. Emer.
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