POST-OPERATIVE SKIN CARE

Your lesion has been surgically removed and the base has been cauterized. 

A scab will form within the next few days.

** TOMORROW: Please REMOVE your bandage BEFORE you shower. 

Next day you can shower normally and pat dry. Leave bandage OFF 

the next day if possible, unless irritated by clothing or an activity.

Continue applying a GREAT AMOUNT Vaseline until well-healed in 5-7 days approximately.

Avoid swimming in chlorinated water, ocean water, hot tubs 

and saunas until your wound is healed.

Please watch for signs of infection such as swelling, redness, puss or fever. 

Call Dermatology Care & Wellness Center at Office: 443-593-3021 or Mobile: 443-488-4625 if you have any questions or concerns about the care of your wound.