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About a month ago the dermatologist removed 5spots from my

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Question: About a month ago the dermatologist removed 5spots from my face. Four of them healed nicely. The fifth one is still red with a crust on it. It also bleeds. Is this a problem?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (14 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Use an antibiotic ointment

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to ask a doctor service . I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Perhaps it has got infected. I suggest you to use an otc topical antibiotic e.g either Neosporin ointment or Mupirocin ointment, twice daily.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you need any more assistance
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Brief Answer: Use an antibiotic ointment Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome to ask a doctor service . I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Perhaps it has got infected. I suggest you to use an otc topical antibiotic e.g either Neosporin ointment or Mupirocin ointment, twice daily. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you need any more assistance