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Red, elevated itchy welts on the mole removal sites, not changed medicines, avoided exposure to sunlight. Cause?

I recently had 5 moles removed by a dermatologist . They were removed approximately 4 weeks ago. Last night I woke up and all of my mole removal sites were extremely itchy. They all seem to have red elevated itchy welts around all of the scars. I have not been putting anything new on the scars, and I ve avoided all sunlight to these areas.
Asked On : Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
Thanks for your query at health care magic .
The elevated reddish itchy welts what you are talking about is mostly
Hypertrophy scars or keloid formation.The reason for this is mostly your tendency of wounds to heal by hypertrophy our forming keloids.There have been various treatment modalities which needs to be done in a proper methodical manner by a trained and qualified plastic surgeon after confirming the diagnosis by seeing you in person.
The treatment includes :
Injections triamcinolone with inj 5 Flouro Uracil into the lesions
Silicon sheet application over the lesions
Using pulsed dyed laser over the lesions (PDL)
The entire treatment will be done in sittings done 4 weeks apart.and complete duration is usually 6 to 8 sittings.
Good bless
Answered: Wed, 20 Jun 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi...dear user..,
Thanks for choosing HCM..,
Itchy red elevated lesions in postoparative moles..,
due to hypertrophic fibrotic changes called....Keloids..,
it is limited to some individuals, who have more prone to keloids..,
So don't worry...go for Intralesional Steriods will give good result..,
consult good dematologist....he can guide U.,
Answered: Wed, 20 Jun 2012
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