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Hi past few weeks on back of my scalp i have a lump like a scab. Keep picking at it. So annoying. Has been bleeding. Have 2 of them What should i do?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Quit picking

Unfortunately this may have become a "pickers" focus or habit for you and it will not heal if you continue to pick.
Each time you do you give the area more trauma and a greater chance for germs to invade. Try to consciously avoid picking, or rub two fingers together when you get an urge and the thing will heal in a week or two.

In brief: Quit picking

Unfortunately this may have become a "pickers" focus or habit for you and it will not heal if you continue to pick.
Each time you do you give the area more trauma and a greater chance for germs to invade. Try to consciously avoid picking, or rub two fingers together when you get an urge and the thing will heal in a week or two.
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