A member asked:
the scab of a cut on my thigh is dark purple. should i be concerned?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unusual: Since the scab is dead tissue, darkening of this substance is not unusual. This will eventually fall off exposing new skin below it. It is a protective covering and you shouldn't pull it off.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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