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An old scar from a labrum surgery is inflamed and when i touched it, puss came out and is slightly bleeding. What is the cause? The surgery took place over four years ago. I've had a few surgeries and from all the scarring always surfaces somewhat, or hav

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology

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Sounds like you tend to get hypertrophic scars or keloids.
This particular scar, though, may have developed a cyst or boil in the same general area? Perhaps you need an antibiotic? I would recommend you consider seeing a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment and to rule out other possibilities. I hope that helps.

In brief: Sounds

Sounds like you tend to get hypertrophic scars or keloids.
This particular scar, though, may have developed a cyst or boil in the same general area? Perhaps you need an antibiotic? I would recommend you consider seeing a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment and to rule out other possibilities. I hope that helps.
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