i had a staph infection about a year and half ago,my scar is raised and itches alot around the edges, is it infected? is there any treatment that i could do at home to either make the scar go down or make the infection go away?
Staph Infection Scar, Possibly Infected?
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Thick scar resulting from an infection
The presence of bacteria cannot be evaluated based on the photo. If the scar is raised, a pulsed dye laser, in the absence of infection, is the most suitable option.
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