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Hi, can abscess drainage leave hard lump under the skin something like a scar tissue. Abscess was pretty big and healed by granulation 10 yrs ago?

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Dr. Maryam Shapland
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

Abscesses that were drained a long time ago can leave scar (or fibrous) tissue in the place of the abscess or in the area where it was cut open.
This is a normal occurrence, as long as it does not appear infected (not red, swollen, hot or draining).

In brief: Yes

Abscesses that were drained a long time ago can leave scar (or fibrous) tissue in the place of the abscess or in the area where it was cut open.
This is a normal occurrence, as long as it does not appear infected (not red, swollen, hot or draining).
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