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A 32-year-old female asked:

Had stitches removed 2 weeks ago from an incision to remove a mole. it's still very red and painful. is this normal?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
45 years experience
No: It sounds like the area may be infected. Contact your surgeon. You may need an antibiotic.
Last updated Dec 12, 2014

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