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What are the scabs on my knee?

I have been having these small red scabs come up. They start off pin sized and then they turn a darker brown scab that grows. My biggest one looks like a skin blister. I have about 5 scabs on my torso and the biggest one is about a quarter size on my knee. What could these be?
Wed, 13 Jan 2021
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Hi,

It may be impetigo. consult the dermatologist for the perfect and proper treatment. A short course of antibiotic and anti inflammatory drugs may be taken for a week or two. If the lesions recur, blood investigations may be done to find out internal disease and immunity status.

Hope this helps.

Dr.Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist
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What are the scabs on my knee?

Hi, It may be impetigo. consult the dermatologist for the perfect and proper treatment. A short course of antibiotic and anti inflammatory drugs may be taken for a week or two. If the lesions recur, blood investigations may be done to find out internal disease and immunity status. Hope this helps. Dr.Ilyas Patel, Dermatologist