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stiffness of the skin and tissues can be fibrosis or scar tissue from the abscess.
scar tissue can be hard.
stiffness can also be a sign of infection or in rare cases, cancer as well.
but most likely the hardness of the tissues around the area of prior abscess is due to scar tissue.
I'm glad the abscess has gotten bette
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