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How long does a facial abscess take to heal?

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Dr. Rahul Kumar

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Posted on Wed, 15 Mar 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: what happens if u have an abscesses on face and they heal over
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Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Depends on the size of the abscess

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
Generally abscess over face heal well and leave minimum scar however it depends on the size of abscess.
Larger lesions can leave deep scar.
If possible upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and better way of management.
Let me know if you have any other doubts.
Thank you.
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