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Is it possible for a zit not to heal for 2 or 3 months?
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
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In brief: Yes
It depends on what you mean by not healing.
If an acne bump is large it can take several months to resolve. Sometimes a hair follicle cyst can act like acne, but usually won't resolve unless it's removed by surgery. A nonhealing spot could even be a skin cancer.

In brief: Yes
It depends on what you mean by not healing.
If an acne bump is large it can take several months to resolve. Sometimes a hair follicle cyst can act like acne, but usually won't resolve unless it's removed by surgery. A nonhealing spot could even be a skin cancer.
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