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Recurring Scab On Scalp
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Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
I have a small scab like thing on the back of my scalp in the upper corner. I am not sure what it is exactly and it will not go away. It doesn't itch.
Go see your doctor: You may need to see a derm doctor if your primary care doctor can't help you figure out what the lesion is. He may be able to biopsy it in the office. If not, he could refer you to a derm who could give him an opinion. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Depends: This could be several different conditions. You should see a dermatologist for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I can't stop picking the scabs on my scalp its been 2 years. What is the best way to heal the scab? It started as a tiny dot and its spread rapidly now
See a Dermatologist: It's been chronic and we need to find the etiology. Guess work may not be helpful. Please see a dermatologist. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have bloody sores on my scalp that are painful they will scab over then start bleeding again what could this be caused from have had it a few mon?
Medical evaluation: See you are on Permethrin & clindamycin. Have you been treated for some form of parasites? Also note abscess and surgical drainage? What was the cause/ offending germ? I think that you will need a physician who has a thorough knowledge of your overall condition, your diagnoses & your medications to pull this together. Infectious disease? Dermatology? ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Seb derm?: Seborrheic dermatitis is a common scalp, face, ear, and central chest condition that appears as itchy white thin scale on scalp, and on the other areas as pink waxy thin scaly plaques. Tx w salicylic acid shampoo if no Aspirin allergy (6% is better than 3%), or clobetasol shampoo, or loprox shampoo. On the other end of seb derm is psoriasis, which is thick silvery scale in scalp, ears. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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**Im asking again because I added something ** I have something on my scalp its not a pimple it is flat is gets a scab look at my profile picture 2C?
We can't see: the photo of your hair very well on your profile picture. We also can't cross- reference this question to a previous one. Take care. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have something on my scalp its not a pimple it is flat is gets a scab I tend to pick at It and it bleeds what could it be i have pictures ?
Pictures: Please ask for a consult on Healthtap Prime and upload the pictures so the physician can see what you are looking at. You may still need to see a dermatologist ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have lesions on my scalp that come and go. Sometime it feels like tick in my hair, but it is a small hard scab that itches. These come and go.
Would: encourage dermatological assessment for this one. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›