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A 46-year-old female asked:

I have a old scar from surgery of appendix and the scar is red, itching and hurting. what could it be?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Sounds like a keloid: but it could be delayed infection. Have a dermatologist look at it. Or your original surgeon, if he/she is still available. I doubt that it is skin cancer, but this is also a possibility however unlikely.
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Dr. Darryl Blinski
Plastic Surgery 47 years experience
See a derma or PS. Sounds like irrupted scar, NOT a Keloid...
Jul 24, 2015
Last updated Jul 24, 2015

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