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A female asked:

I had a mole excision from my lower back 14 days ago and have dissolvable stitches. a red/brown scab has formed and it's dry. is this ok?

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Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 21 years experience
Yes: This scab is part of the healing process and is totally normal. Spreading redness, drainage, or fever would be abnormal. Hope this helps!
Last updated May 11, 2018


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