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help please! skin around biopsy is raised red itchy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg
27 years experience Dermatology
Normal: This can be normal-giveit one-two days; apply vaseline twice daily.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Tara Passow
39 years experience Dermatology
Could be allergy: If you're using an antibiotic, like neosporin or others, it could be causing an allergic reaction at the site. I've seen this happen fairly often. A yeast infection of the wound area is another reason why a biopsy site could be red and itchy.
Answered on Mar 5, 2018
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