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Cyst on scalp removed by doc, he didn't give me stitches but the hole is the size of a pencil eraser. aftercare suggestions?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Cleaning

Warm soap and water in shower. Apply polysporin to the wound.
Should close in 2-3 weeks.

In brief: Cleaning

Warm soap and water in shower. Apply polysporin to the wound.
Should close in 2-3 weeks.
Thank
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Don't worry

The skin will heal from the inside out.
By not putting in stitches, this greatly reduces any risk of infection. Definitely continue normal daily hygiene with soap and water, and keep a clean dressing or bandage over the defect until it has healed up.

In brief: Don't worry

The skin will heal from the inside out.
By not putting in stitches, this greatly reduces any risk of infection. Definitely continue normal daily hygiene with soap and water, and keep a clean dressing or bandage over the defect until it has healed up.
Thank
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