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I have scabs on my bald head that won't go away. How can I make them go away?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management

In brief: Could be

Also tinea capitis, which is fungal infection of the scalp.
If keeping it moist with ointment doesn't help, maybe Clotrimazole topical to can. Best yet, see your doctor for an exam and a treatment plan. It could be simple scabs, fungus or basal cell skin cancer.

In brief: Could be

Also tinea capitis, which is fungal infection of the scalp.
If keeping it moist with ointment doesn't help, maybe Clotrimazole topical to can. Best yet, see your doctor for an exam and a treatment plan. It could be simple scabs, fungus or basal cell skin cancer.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: See a dermatologist

You may have skin cancers or at least keratoses.
Throw away the bacitracin. It is useless.

In brief: See a dermatologist

You may have skin cancers or at least keratoses.
Throw away the bacitracin. It is useless.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Keep scab area moist.
Wash scabed area with soap and water bid then and apply Bacitracin ointment bid.

In brief: Yes

Keep scab area moist.
Wash scabed area with soap and water bid then and apply Bacitracin ointment bid.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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