A 16-year-old male asked:
I had a biopsy done in may on a mole and it was benign & left a indent now i have a raised red spot that's hard & itches frequently. is this normal?
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Dr. Vicki Levineanswered
Dermatology 43 years experience
Hypertrophic scar: This is an overgrown scar that can itch. See your doctor who performed the procedure. A cortisone injection done monthly for 1-3 months, will probably help. This does not get into your bloodstream, since it is given into the scar. This is known as an intralesional injection.
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