Staph Infection Scar, Possibly Infected?

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?

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Thick scar resulting from an infection

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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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