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What could be the cause for the scabs appearing on my face and taking for ever to heal

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: To make an accurate diagnosis you should see a skin doctor, but this sounds like an allergic reaction, either to something you are taking by mouth, or ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds a lot: like classic SEBORRHEA .. There is specific treatment for this problem..Over the counter DANDRUFF shampoo may be helpful.. Hope this is helpful! Dr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: You have some type of infection that would be best diagnosed with an exam.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Sores and scabs: You may have either bacterial or fungus infection.You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. SCOTT SWOPE
58 years experience Family Medicine
Short time: If you have sores on your face that do not seem to heal quickly, you need to see your primary care. May be something else.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons.: I am not sure. Do you keep repicking the same areas? Do you have underlying milia (and not acne)? Do you have a condition like diabetes that could l ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Nonhealing Sore: The typical warning symptom for this type of skin cancer is a sore that will not heal and frequently bleeds. Yet, it can take on other forms, like: f ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: It is likely a sebaceous or epidermal inclusion cyst. Such cysts can rupture into the tissue or to the outside. It the cyst gets infected it could lea ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Sounds like there might be two separate things going on.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Vaseline: Apply vaseline or aqua phot to the scale apps twice a day until they have healed. You can also apply a warm wet washcloth to your face to help soften ... Read More
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