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What is the scab at the tip of my tailbone?

I have a scab forming at the tip of my tailbone..( butt crack) I ve tried everything from Vitamin A D, Neospirin, fungal ointments.. What is it and how can I get rid of it.. I shower 2 times a day and also wipe with baby wipes to insure everything is clean
Fri, 5 Jul 2019
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Hello,

I would recommend you to apply topical antibiotic like fusidic acid cream on the affected areas twice daily for 2 weeks. This should help in the healing of the scab.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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What is the scab at the tip of my tailbone?

Hello, I would recommend you to apply topical antibiotic like fusidic acid cream on the affected areas twice daily for 2 weeks. This should help in the healing of the scab. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist