Skin biopsy: Caring for your child after the procedure

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A skin biopsy helps diagnose skin problems. Find out how to help your child's skin heal after a skin biopsy and how to manage any complications.

Key points

  • Follow all instructions for caring for your child’s skin after a biopsy.
  • Call your child's doctor or see a local health-care professional if your child’s skin becomes redder or more painful or if there is pus.
Last updated: June 13th 2016