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Child with yellowish, pus-filled scabs on the head. What could this be?

I just noticed today on my 8 yr old sons head that he had a yellowish looking little scab that kinda looked like a blister with pus . Then later I noticed he had another on the top of his head. They are not botherin him but when I bring it to his attention, he will touch them. They keep forming these yellowish scabs and look wet. What could this be?
Asked On : Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
He has an infection of the scalp.Apply a mupirocin ointment on the lesions thrice daily.
Maintain good hygiene of the area.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing your child a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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