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A 52-year-old female asked:

5 1/2 weeks post op facelift. have a rash that slightly burns my itches around jawline below ears. what could be causing?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Allergic rxn: Sounds like an allergic reaction to a cream or ointment you're using to keep the incision moist/clean. Or it may be a normal part of the healing process for you. See your surgeon who can examine you and advise.
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Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Definitely give your surgeon a call for a follow-up and specific advice.
Dec 17, 2018
Last updated Dec 17, 2018

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