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Could This Be Swelling or Scarring?

I was bit on the face by a dog. There is a scar from the tear duct down that's about an inch. The tissue on one side is still puffy and a bit hard. It leaves an indention everytime I wear my glasses. Is this still swelling or is it damaged tissue?

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Dog bite

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Without seeing pictures or examining you in person it would be hard to tell.  First, you did not state how long since your accident?  Whether or not it was sewn by a doctor, etc..

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