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Scab On My Head That Won T Go Away
Could be: Also tinea capitis, which is fungal infection of the scalp. If keeping it moist with ointment doesn't help, maybe Clotrimazole topical to can. Best yet, see your doctor for an exam and a treatment plan. It could be simple scabs, fungus or basal cell skin cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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: flat, scaly patch oozing, crusty sore, depression centered bump, scar looking spot without previous injury pearly white, waxy bump with tiny blood vessels. ...Read more
I get these scabs on my head every now & then.If I peel them off they come back & take a while to go away.Last one heeled but left a dent on my head?
I have sore hard lumps around the crown and back of my head. They eventually scab over and sometimes go away while others appear. What causes this?
Several options: Without examining you i cannot give you a 100% answer. However, some thoughts are acne keloidalis (sometimes seen with really short haircuts), could also be a form of scalp cellulitis. I would suggest you see a dermatologist who can help clarify the answer and best recommend treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have a irritation scab on the head of my penis i saw it one day after i masturbated is there anyway itll cure or will it go away on its own?
Recommend: dermatologic evaluation to determine cause of non-healing lesion. ...Read more
Nose scab from cold ~6-8mths ago. Won't go away. Gives me anxiety so I pick it every 3 weeks and the skin rips, no blood. History of bad ezcema. Help?
I have had a sore in my nose for a few months that won't go away. It has a scab and sometimes bleeds. Do i need to see a doctor?
Sores in the : Usually heals better when treated with antibiotic ointment . If impetigo is present , you will need a script from your doctor for bactroban (mupirocin) or Mupirocin ointment . Clean your nose with saline solution and keep it moist with aquaphor ointment, vaseline or a;d ointment . It will bleed everytime the scabs come off, the seal is gone. Go see your doctor if this does not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scab in left nostril won't go away, 5 months now. Causes nose bleeding every few weeks. Cancer? If not, how can I remedy this? I am a Non smoker.
See ENT doctor: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. Five months is long enough to wait and watch, it is time to see an ENT doctor and if needed have the lesion removed. ...Read more
I have a scab (used to be a zit) by the corner of my mouth that won't go away. It's been weeks. How can I speed up the healing process?
Picking or infection: Any lesion on the face that does not clear in one month should be evaluated by a dermatologist. Most commonly we worry about staph infections including impetigo, but also trauma and picking can lead to non-healing wounds. Cultures can be performed to determine if some infection is present including staph. But other clinical symptoms could lead to other possibilities ...Read more
Hi, I had a few scabs on my forehead from healing blemishes Then I went out in the sun and got some color, a few days later the scabs peeled off into white little dots Its been a week and they still haven't healed yet:( Are they going to go away? I've be
Hypopigmentation: Skin damage can cause hypopigmentation, which is pale skin. The darker your skin is, the more obvious this will be, although it can happen to anyone. The color will usually return to normal, assuming the injury was not severe. Be gentle with your skin and avoid doing anything to irritate the area. Also stay out of the sun. With time, your skin will likely go back to normal. ...Read more
I have a small dry scab on my face that will not go away. I pick the dry patch/scab and it keeps coming back. What is this? Should I be worried?
Squeezed pimple (very bad i kno), scabs fell off leaving red/pink marks. Will it go away? How long will it take to blend into my normal skin?Crying :(
Pinched pimple: Will go away. How long? I would recall the last time you did this and how long it took. Should be about the same. Everyone is different. I would not do it again unless you want to do another healing test on yourself. ...Read more
I had what i thought was an ingrown hair on my chest and picked at it, that was a year an a half ago, it still scabs up, any idea? About once a week i pick at it and peel off a piece of skin, can't find hair or any puss in it, and it wont go away
I have itchy skin on back of calves. They appear to look like rashes and turn to scabs don't go away. They get worse when i drink alcohol or shave.?
I have pink skin from a scab from a shaving cut on my leg- how long does it take for the pink skin to go away? It has been a month- no infection
I had a blister on my top lip the blister went away but now I have an ugly scab how can I make it go away faster?
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