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How do you know if a cyst has gone away?

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A week ago, a tender, bruised-feeling spot on my chin appeared. It became red during the week, and I could feel a small bump under the skin. Now, it doesn't hurt anymore and I really can't feel anything (maybeeee a tiny bump? but i could just be looking for something..)

anyway, the area is still reddish/purpleish and gets especially so when I rub it. Does this mean the cyst is gone? Or does the redness indicate that it must still be there?

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Maybe the red/purple spot is just post inflammatory hyperpigmentation? I've had spots go down and still have a red mark that takes up to a few months to fade afterwards depending on the size of the cyst, but the cyst itself goes. I would stop rubbing it, when I do that it just drives me crazy emotionally.

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When my cysts went away, they left scars on my skin that were slightly darker in pigment, but the bumps underneath were completely gone (undetectable). When I washed my face and applied moisturizer I would feel nothing but regular skin.

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