A 39-year-old female asked:
I had a punch biopsy done to remove a mole. my doctor did not stitch it. will i be left with a hole in my skin?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Jacksonanswered
Dermatology 45 years experience
No: No and if 4mm or less then the scar will probably become invisible.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Coyle Connollyanswered
Dermatology 31 years experience
Biopsy : A punch biopsy will heal with a small scar . It takes longer to heal without stitches in place . See your doctor if you are concerned for evaluation.
5.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 5, 2018
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