A member asked:

I had surgery for an anal abscess 5 days ago. the skin around where the abscess was drained is still very hard. will this go away?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp answered

Specializes in Wound care

Yes: This is normal “induration”. As the wound heals it will soften and decrease in size. Could take a week or so.

Answered 4/19/2021

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