scabs on scalp that won t heal

Why do I have scabs on scalp that won't heal?

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A part of healing


A scab is a collection of red blood cells, platelets and other things that your body produces to cover a break in the skin. Our skin protects the delicate internal things from the harsh external environment outside our bodies. As the injured tissues under the scab heal. it will eventually fall apart allowing new tissues to fill in the injury. Do not pick/pull at it as this slows down healing.
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What can I do abou scabs on scalp that wont heal?

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Part of healing


A scab is a collection of red blood cells, platelets and other things that your body produces to cover a break in the skin. Our skin protects the delicate internal things from the harsh external environment outside our bodies. As the injured tissues under the scab heal. it will eventually fall apart allowing new tissues to fill in the injury. Do not pick/pull at it as this slows down healing.
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I cant 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

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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine
 Scalp

See a Dermatologist


It's been chronic and we need to find the etiology. Guess work may not be helpful. Please see a Dermatologist.
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I have pemphigus vulgaris and I am treating it with mycophenolate and prednisone. Currently, i have scabs on my scalp that apears to not heal. What is causing this not to heal? The prednisone?

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Pemphigus


Your Pemphigus condition could be causing sores/scabs in your scalp just as it could be causing other sores/scabs in other bodily areas. Follow-up with your Dermatologist. Prednisone is anti-inflammatory and should generally help your Pemphigus and not be causing spontaneous sores/scabs in your scalp
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what causes scabs on the scalp?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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Healing


Any injury to the scalp will eventually try to heal. Dried blood, mixed with died cells form a layer on the wound surface known as scab. Beneath it a new skin is formed and the scab will eventually fall off the normal skin. It works as a shied, basically.
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Infection,growth


Scabs on the head can be caused by a non healing growth such as sun damage or a skin cancer or inflammation cause by seborrhea or psoriasis. It can also be caused by an infection of the hair follicles. An examination will reveal the proper diagnosis and treatment plan.
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To take care of your hair, take care of your scalp. It's where the living part comes from!

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How to get rid of shingle scabs in scalp?

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Dr. Mark Galperin
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Shingles


Leave m along , hey will peel off by themself
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I have scabs on my scalp - what could this be?

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 Dermatology Scalp

See a dermatologist


It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
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Why does my scalp get scabs and cause bald spots?

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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology
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Scalps-n-scabs


There are as many causes for scabs in the scalp as there are people that have scalps. This is an important problem because sometimes these lesions can result in hair loss which is permanent. See you dermatologist immediately and get this figured out.
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How long will it take for the scabs on my scalp to go?

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There is not


enough information to answer that question. This to a significant extent can depend on why you are scabbing.
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What should i do to treat dandruff, dry scalp, and scabs on scalp?

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Dandruff


Dandruff, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a common disorder that is believed to be caused by a yeast. Most treatments are geared at reducing the yeast. Such treatments include Nizoral, Head and Shoulders, and Selsun Blue. Tar shampoos and corticosteroids can be used as well. This condition rarely results in hair loss.
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