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I find random scabs on the back of my scalp that bleed when i scratch them. I have also had a swollen lymph node behind my right ear. Why do I have?

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Dr. Tom Harrington
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In brief: Probable folliculiti

You probably have ingrown hair folllicles causes small pimples---the lymph gland is reactive to the skin and not very surprising.
This could be helped with an oral antibiotic. See your pcp to make sure of this. Stop scratching.

In brief: Probable folliculiti

You probably have ingrown hair folllicles causes small pimples---the lymph gland is reactive to the skin and not very surprising.
This could be helped with an oral antibiotic. See your pcp to make sure of this. Stop scratching.
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