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30 years ago I had severe Trichotillomania. I developed a

30 years ago I had severe Trichotillomania. I developed a scalp abscess and after 2 rounds of keflex, developed MRSA. Although the impulse is gone, I continue to have an irritated scalp,partially caused by scabby skin under the outer skin layer. However, I continue to feel pain at certain sites and if I remove the painful hair, I get a deep pocket in my scalp, as if removing the painful hair released a build up of air pressure. My question: is this painful air pocket a. An air pocket? If not, what’s going on? B. Caused by the previously treated MRSA? C. What can I do to relieve the underlying irritation of both deep scab tissue and air pockets? I realize this is an odd condition. I have been checked for lice and meds - both negative. Occasionally the skin breaks out in redness and serous fluid that has built up relieves some of the pain. Is serious fluid causing the air pockets?
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
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