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cystic acne scar still pink and scabby?

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hello i popped my cystic acne pimple in the middle of september but the area still seems to be a bit tender and still forms scabs that peel off is this normal? im pretty much in the end of october. i would have thought my cyst scar would just be a mark not still peeling and pink

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True acne scars occur when the inflammation in the skin is severe enough to cause collagen breakdown. This is usually a result of cystic acne. Scars may be pink or slightly darker at first, but as the normal skin color returns an indentation remains in your skin. The most common type of scars are those that look like little saucers, pockmarks, or jagged little divots, referred to as “ice pick” scars. These true scars cannot be healed with time or at home treatments, they must be treated with medical intervention by a dermatologist.

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