How does it take for a stye scar to go away? (Photo)

They Stye lasted about a week now it is no longer draining but the bump is still there. I have keloid skin an I am worried I will not be able to get it removed. How long should I wait before seeing a doctor? Will hot compresses still work after it's all the way drained?

Doctor Answers 1

Stye scar

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Inflammation can sometimes cause keloids or dark scar discoloration. I would wait a few weeks before conservative treatment with topical creams. 
Best, Dr. Karamanoukian
Los Angeles

Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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