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DrRussMd, Internist/homeopath
Category: Dermatology
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3 days ago I had an electrocautery procedure done to the tip

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3 days ago I had an electrocautery procedure done to the tip of my nose and my forehead. There are 3 small red bumps(Two on the tip of my nose and one on my forehead) and I believe he said they were busted capillaries they are tiny about the size of the tip of a pencil. I'm not sure if they are healing or if they came back because they look the same but worse... I feel as if I might have made a mistake and made my situation worse. What should I do and how long will it take to heal and for therm to be gone forever? Please help and I can attach a picture to show you.. It's very noticeable and I'm quite embarrassed
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


You have to give this at least a week to see what the result it.

Not just a few days, maybe up to 10 days.

Talk to the doctor.

I am glad to look at a picture here.

Please click a positive

Come back as needed.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I accidently scratched at it the first night when I was sleeping. I hope I didn't make it worse.. Thanks !
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


As I suspected, you have to wait for those to heal up to see the result.

Scratching can cause scarring and you should show this to your doctor.

I think the broken veins will be gone.

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