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I have sores and scabs on the back of my head that are taking a while to heal?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Acne keloidalis

If the "sores and scabs" are bumps arising from hair follicles, and possibly coalescing into each other, you may have something called acne keloidalis nuchae.
(sounds fatal, i know, but it's more of a nuisance than anything, although it can cause hair loss.) if it's not going away, you really should see your doctor or a dermatologist for treatment.

In brief: Acne keloidalis

If the "sores and scabs" are bumps arising from hair follicles, and possibly coalescing into each other, you may have something called acne keloidalis nuchae.
(sounds fatal, i know, but it's more of a nuisance than anything, although it can cause hair loss.) if it's not going away, you really should see your doctor or a dermatologist for treatment.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Sores and scabs

You may have either bacterial or fungus infection.
You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist.

In brief: Sores and scabs

You may have either bacterial or fungus infection.
You need to see your doctor or a dermatologist.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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