FAQ Category: Mohs Surgery FAQs

How do you know if your Mohs is infected?

You can tell an infection has occurred when you experience fever and local symptoms such as redness, pain, warmth, swelling, and drainage of pus or cloudy fluid at the wound site within several days.

Are there alternatives to Mohs?

There is an alternative such as SRT. SRT stands for superficial Radiation Therapy. It is able to cure cancer without ever invading the skin of a patient.

Can I drive myself home after Mohs surgery?

If there was no cancer seen, the skin can be repaired, bandaged, and the patient is sent home cancer-free. The patient at that point will be free to drive themselves home if they feel comfortable.

Is Mohs surgery serious?

Mohs surgery is generally considered safe, but there could be risks. Such as bleeding from the site of surgery. Bleeding into the wound from surrounding tissue. Pain or tenderness in the area where the skin was removed.

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