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There is a raised welt next to an incision on my cheek from basal cell removal 7 weeks ago. It is firm, massaging does not help, what can be done?

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Dr. John Hoffmann
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: See your surgeon

This could simply be firm scar tissue but could also be additional cancer. If it is just scar, it may improve with time or cortisone injections.
If it is more skin cancer, then more surgery will be needed. You should go see your surgeon to have it checked.

In brief: See your surgeon

This could simply be firm scar tissue but could also be additional cancer. If it is just scar, it may improve with time or cortisone injections.
If it is more skin cancer, then more surgery will be needed. You should go see your surgeon to have it checked.
Dr. John Hoffmann
Dr. John Hoffmann
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Dr. Jack Goloff
Family Medicine

In brief: Rare regrowth occur

Basal cell can recur locally.
Out can also be scar formation.If it was an excision there might be a deep suture that troyou are feeling. Time to have the doctor check it out.

In brief: Rare regrowth occur

Basal cell can recur locally.
Out can also be scar formation.If it was an excision there might be a deep suture that troyou are feeling. Time to have the doctor check it out.
Dr. Jack Goloff
Dr. Jack Goloff
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