How long will this scar take to heal? Its from peeling dark raised skin from bump but no bleeding occurred. (photos)
1 year ago
I saw a bump which didnt have any puss or anything and tried picking at it. I kind of picked it and there was a dark skin formation which was slightly raised. It was nowhere close to a scab so i peeled it and the skin came off -there was no bleeding. The dark skin around is what was peeled and there's no new skin forming no idea why. The scar is 2 days old now. How long will this take to heal on my face which is kind of from acne ? Is it too damaged or severe to be healed quickly in 1 2 weeks ?
Doctor Answers 2
It is impossible to tell from the photo how long it will take for this to heal. Different people heal at different rates. I would advise you to use topical antibiotic creams and of course not to pick at the skin. Best, Dr. Green
It is impossible to answer without seeing you but this will usually help in 1-2 weeks. However there now may be a persotent cyst underneath and if that is the case it needs to be treated by a dermatologist to get it to resolve. Please do not manipulate it anymore.
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