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Why do we get scabs?

Why do we get scabs?

Scabs: It is part of the healing process when there is a wound. ...Read more

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How can I get myself to stop picking at my scabs?

How can I get myself to stop picking at my scabs?

You need self contro: It becomes a habit for some people like picking your nose and scabs.You have to do it by self control i suggest as soon as you have an urge to pick on the scab say to yourself no.It may take time to train yoyrself but if you are conscious of it and keep reminding yourself you will succeed. ...Read more

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Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

Why do I get scabs on my elbows?

May be psoriasis: Hard to say without seeing. The presence of thickened red scaly plaques on the elbows & knees can be common sites for psoriasis. I would see a dermatologist to have it checked. ...Read more

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How do you get those little scabs on your head?

How do you get those little scabs on your head?

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. ...Read more

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Have a bug bite triangular 3 holes have had 24 hours starting to get small scabs?

Have a bug  bite triangular 3 holes  have had 24  hours starting to get small scabs?

Insect Bite: Treatment depends on the type of reaction. If there is only redness and pain at the site of the bite, application of ice is adequate treatment. Clean the area with soap and water to remove contaminated particles left behind by some insects (such as mosquitoes). These particles may further contaminate the wound if not removed. Refrain from scratching because this may cause the skin to break down. ...Read more

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How to get rid of scabs on your face?

How to get rid of scabs on your face?

Scabs on face: Apply a warm compress for 15 minutes to soften the scabs, then gently wipe them off. Keep the wounds well lubricated with vaseline or antibiotic cream to prevent the scabs from coming back and to allow the wounds to they heal completely. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get rid of facial scabs?

Is there a way to get rid of facial scabs?

Keep ointment on: The most important thing about healing scabs on the face (as well as any other place on the body) is to keep the scab moist with ointment (vaseline petrolatum), don't pick and allow it to fall off naturally. For thick, adherent scabs, sometimes peroxide can be used to soften the scab and allow it to dislodge. See your doctor to see what the best approach would be for you. ...Read more