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Today my daughter had an incision biopsy on her right lower

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Hi, today my daughter had an incision biopsy on her right lower leg to remove a raised bump approx. 1/4" in diameter, that required some excavating and 7 stitches.
All has been fine, but she just noticed some odd whitening of the skin emanating from the wound with a reddish fringe around it. Everything we've read says to watch our for reddening and infection, but this is more like a very pale white color. Is this possibly a reaction, or rash, or her body doing something to heal the incision?
Is there a way I can send a photo?
Thanks!
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DermDoc replied 3 months ago.

Hello and thanks for trusting me to help you. I am a board certified consultant with over 30 years of experience.

Upload the pictures here using the paperclip like icon in your chat box.

Is she having pain,itching on affected area?

Is she taking any medications?

Thanks.

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