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stitches after mole removal

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Simple is best.: Just a band aid with a spot of neosporin should be fine. No cleaning necessary. Keep clean and dry until suture removal in about 7 days - or sooner ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Persistence: Could be a remnant of the mole. See the doc who excised mole for assessment.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
No: It is normal for small blood seepage to occur after mole removal, especially within the first 24 hours after surgery. If pain, redness, or fevers, c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience Wound care
Stitch in time: Stitches on the skin can be removed between 10 -14 days depending on the vascularity and healing of the skin. Ask your physician when he or she wants ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Checcone
18 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Shave or excision?: Moles are either shaved so that no sutures are used, or excised in order to prevent recurrence but will require sutures. In both cases you want to avo ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
MOLE follow up: YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD HAVE GIVEN YOU INSTRUCTIONS. ANY OVER THE COUNER ANTIBIOTIC CREAM WILL PREVENT INFECTION, BUT MANY DOCTORS NOW BELIEVE THAT RUBBIN ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes it is: yes it is, avoid stretching, and follow your surgeon instructions,keep you incision cream
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payman Kosari
Specializes in Cosmetic Surgery
Mole removal & pain: Hello, It is normal for you to have some discomfort three days our from a mole removal. Notify your physician if you have increasing redness, swellli ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
The : The answer depends on your skin type and the exact location and size of the mole. If your mole is at the bridge of the nose, which is a "slightly con ... Read More
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