How long does it take for the wound to heal after a mole removal?
The procedure usually requires 10-14 days healing time.
Mole removal with a surgical procedure for medical or cosmetic reasons will result in a wound. There are two primary procedures used to remove moles: the shave excision and the surgical excision. The recovery varies from patient to patient depending on the following factors:
Your doctor will provide you with instructions on what you need to do after your surgery, and it is important to follow them precisely. In general, a mole removal wound will heal in 2 or 3 weeks. The initial care of the wound is very important for preventing infection and giving the patient the best chance at minimal scarring.
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