Dermatologist Questions Abscess

Black spot under skin where abscess drained

I've had an abscess on my thigh for about a week. It finally drained on it'S own but there is a black spot under the skin where the puss came from. Common sense tells me it's just a blood clot to help with the healing but I just wanna make sure, there is still a small about of puss when I change the dressing but nothing to concerning. It's easier to walk now too and I feel better but I just don't know if it's infected.

Male | 24 years old

1 Answer

Hello there! You are still possibly healing from the procedure which can involve some blood collecting under the skin. I recommend follow up with your physician to continue your treatment.
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