Khloe Kardashian underwent a procedure to remove a tumor from her face, she shared on her Instagram story on Tuesday. Kardashian opened up about her skin cancer care, addressing a bandage she’s been wearing on her face for the past few weeks.
The reality star shared a photo of the bump on her cheek and wrote that she first thought it was a pimple. But, as it would not disappear even after months, he decided to get it investigated.
“I decided to have a biopsy after 7 months of realizing it didn’t budge,” Kardashian wrote.
The co-founder of The Good American explained that he was seen by several doctors who believed the tumor was “incredibly rare for anyone to see”. [her] Age.” A few days after getting the biopsy, she was told she needed to have surgery immediately to remove it.
“Beverly Hills surgeon Dr. Garth Fischer performed the procedure and the tumor was completely removed,” Kardashian said.
“All my margins are clearly visible and we are now in the healing process,” she wrote on a photo of her face with a bandage. “You’ll continue to see my bandages and when I’m allowed in, you’ll probably see a scar (and an indentation in my cheek from the tumor being removed).”
Kardashian said she was “lucky and I have a scar to tell a story,” adding, “I hope you enjoy how great I make these face strips.”
After sharing her story, the “Kardashians” star discussed her past experience with skin cancer and issued a public service announcement urging people to get checked frequently for unusual skin conditions.
“At 19, I had melanoma on my back, and I even had surgery to remove it,” Kardashian said. “I am someone who wears sunscreen every day, religiously no one is exempt from these things. Please take this seriously and do your yearly checkups along with regular self-exams.”
Kardashian followed up her story with recent videos and photos that showed her in public wearing a bandage around her cheek. She thanked her makeup artist for dealing with face bandages for weeks. She also thanked her dermatologists and surgeons in her full Instagram stories.