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I have a couple scabs on my scalp. how do I know when they're ready to fall of? How long do they take to heal?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
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In brief: Leave scab alone

Scabs serve a purpose of covering and protecting damaged skin while the skin heals.
Once the skin heals in and matures the scab will fall off. Leave it alone till then. It actually makes a good bandage.

In brief: Leave scab alone

Scabs serve a purpose of covering and protecting damaged skin while the skin heals.
Once the skin heals in and matures the scab will fall off. Leave it alone till then. It actually makes a good bandage.
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