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How should I take care of my skin if I have had excision of squamous cell carcinoma?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
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In brief: Covered

Keep area covered and lubricated.
Depending on rea avoid excessive movement. Do not wet area for about one week or until sutures are removed. Do not use any scar creams for the first 6- 8 weeks. Go to follow up visit, and go for routine visits to diagnosis an early skin changes. Use us screen and avoid mid day strong sun.

In brief: Covered

Keep area covered and lubricated.
Depending on rea avoid excessive movement. Do not wet area for about one week or until sutures are removed. Do not use any scar creams for the first 6- 8 weeks. Go to follow up visit, and go for routine visits to diagnosis an early skin changes. Use us screen and avoid mid day strong sun.
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