A member asked:
i had a cyst at left cheek and done an incision to remove the abcesses. six weeks later, i saw the surgical site was raised and darker color
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Dr. Emmanuel Quaye answered
30 years experience Family Medicine
Probably a keloid.: You probably have what is called a keloid. You can google 'keloid' and see if that is what you have. It can be painful, and if it is in an open area, can look ugly. Otherwise, it is usually nothing to worry too much about. If you are concerned, see your doctor.
Answered on Dec 15, 2014
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