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Dark brown spot on the leg after draining an infected cyst. Cyst seems to drain a bit. Is it normal?

I just noticed a dark brown spot on the back of my leg... This past Monday, I had an infected cyst drained by a doctor ( sebaceous cyst .. i think).... would the spot have anything to do with that possibly?? One more question...I was told by the doctor to wear a bandaid over my cyst and I am still wearing one.. It seems as though it s still open and still draining a little; is that normal? Its not hurtingor sore anymore ofcourse but I noticed that I can still feel a not or something in there if I touch it (lik there s still a small bump of something there). It was a good size, maybe the size of a quarter round and it was below the surface before it was drained. I just feel silly going to the doctor if all this is normal.
Asked On : Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic forum
Thank you for your query.
I understand your concern regarding your skin problem
I am dr Gaurav patel ,dermatologist and will answer your query.
Yes you may feel some pain and drainage fluid for some times
It is normal in most case
If you feel much pain and fever you need to consult doctor
You can apply antibiotic cream over the lesion.
It may take up to 2 week for good healing
I hope I answered your question.
Let me know if you have any further query.
Answered: Mon, 21 Oct 2013
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