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Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
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I suffered a dog bite to my nose about 4 weeks ago now. I

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Hello. I suffered a dog bite to my nose about 4 weeks ago now. I was given a tetanus injection and antibiotics which have all worked fine. But now the wounds are healing, the puncture- like wound has become almost like a hard lump. Is this normal during the healing process? I have attached the wounds at day one (after the incident) and then the scarring now. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
Submitted: 19 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 19 days ago.

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
Thanks for your pictures

You've got some mild scar hypertrophy there but nothing serious

https://www.walgreens.com/store/c/mederma-advanced-scar-gel/ID=prod392827-product

This will clear it up

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 19 days ago.
Thank you very much!
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 19 days ago.

My pleasure

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