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Intraductal Papillomas
General questions about intraductal papillomas.
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5/4/2017I had an intraductal papilloma and a couple of microcalcifications removed on 2/24/17. All went well and everything turned out benign. 2 small incisions were made and the incisions themselves have healed nicely. My only concern is that the some of the area around and beneath the incisions is hard. But no redness involved Is this scar tissue?? If so, should I be concerned about it? And will it go away or get smaller in time?

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5/5/2017likely scar tissue. usually after a few weeks post op patients are told about using cocoa butter on the incision using a small circular motion to get the scar tissue to break up a bit and not become so hard. Inquire about this by calling the nurse practitioner who works with the surgeon who did the operation.

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