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A 27-year-old male asked:

I had a small cyst on leg for 15 yrs. turned into abscess and after taking ab, it got mostly better. the incision hole has not sealed. thoughts?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
See a doctor: There may be residual portions of cyst or scar tissue, you may have a chronic low grade infection with a fistula forming, and the risk of not treating is that it can involve surrounding tissue progressively. A dermatologist would be a good place to start if your pcp does not know what to do.

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Last updated Dec 6, 2016

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