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17 Dec 2002

Itchy Surgical scar

i had a growth removed (an accumulation of hair under the skin) in Feb02 and the scar is now very itchy PLUS there's a little lump there now. Do i need to visit the doctor again?
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01 Jan 0001

Bul, it sounds like the scar might have formed a keloid (uncontrolled growth of scar tissue). It might also have formed a small abscess or a haematoma, but I doubt it. The best would be to let your doctor have a look and sort it out. Good luck.
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