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AFTER YOUR SKIN BIOPSY

AFTER YOUR SKIN BIOPSY 

At Unity Skin Clinic, we carry out a Skin Biopsy as a treatment procedure .

What are the aims of this leaflet?

 

This leaflet explains how to take care of your wound(s) when you leave hospital. If you have any questions, please see our contact details on page two.   

Will I have any pain?

SKIN BIOPSY-WOUND CARE ADVICE

 

 SKIN BIOPSY - WOUND CARE ADVICE

 

• Once the local anaesthetic has worn off, you may find that there is mild pain or discomfort. This is usually relieved by taking paracetamol.

 

• If there is any bleeding press firmly on the wound using a clean cotton handkerchief or clean hand towel for 10 to 20 minutes. Do not remove the dressing. If the bleeding does not settle telephone our clinic.

 

SHAVE EXCISION OR CURETTAGE & CAUTERISATION-WOUND CARE ADVICE

 

 SHAVE EXCISION OR CURETTAGE & CAUTERISATION - WOUND CARE ADVICE

 

• Once the local anaesthetic has worn off, you may find that there is mild pain or discomfort. This is usually relieved by taking paracetamol.

 

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