Abscesses from IV Drug Use

What Does an Abscess Look Like?

Reading time: 3 min If you find a swollen, discolored spot on your skin, it may be a pimple or a blister. Or—especially if the bump appears near a recent cut or other open wound—it may be an abscess, which is potentially dangerous. What’s an Abscess? Most “skin bumps” are swellings triggered by the presence of bacteria and consequent […]