Skin Biopsy (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
Call your doctor if you have worsening pain, spreading redness around the site, bleeding from the wound, fever (temperature greater than 100.4°F), or other concerns.
Go to a hospital's emergency department if you have bleeding from the site that will not stop with gentle pressure after 30 minutes, if you have a thick discharge (pus) from the wound, or if you have a high fever.
Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/30/2014
Darilyn Campbell Falck, MD
Troy M Falck, MD
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
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