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Sore spot that keeps scabbing over

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Dr.  Roopa Hiremath MD

I have had some sores on my scalp for about 2 mos. They form scabs, but don t go away. They just keep scabbing & then rescabbing. I also got bit by a tick on my head earlier in summer. (I had ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Roopa Hiremath ( Infectious Diseases Specialist)
Dr. Geetika Paul MD

There are a couple spots on the shaft of my penis that continuously scabs over repeatedly ... erections anymore) the spots whete the scabs where reopen and the healing processing starts... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

contains St Johns Wort ..the spots pretty much turned into a scab straight away. I then proceeded to a GUM ... to the spots which had turned into a scab. She said 100% that it was not a herpes... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.   S. Jegadeesan MD

I have a break out of sours and red spots all over my body. Red spots chest and belly ssours on my shoulders and butt not painful but itchey the sours scab and the red spots just stay.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Jegadeesan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Sameer Kumar MD

My areola is leaking a fluid. It started off as one small dry spot the dry spot grew then started flaking next started leaking/oozing. It's not an infection because antibiotics didn't work (even though I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sameer Kumar ( OBGYN)

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Dr. Geetika Paul MD

I have red spots that itched and they are now sores. there are about 4 on my back 7 on my butt ttwo ... scabs on them. I am also experiencing what feels like pin pricks all over my body. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Purva Patel MD

, my head was almost stuck to my pillow with a very large scab that had formed over the sore spot ...Hi, my name is Teresa and for the last 1-2years I ve had a tiny, what feels like a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Raghuveer Murki MD

I have wound like sores all over my body, They hurt, are red around the rim, have a crusty scab,and under the scab in the skin are white things that look like clogged pores when they come out ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raghuveer Murki ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Satvinder Bakshi MD

Hello inside my nose is very sore and is weeping then when it dries up it scabs over I have had this now for a few months I have put sudocream on it before which cleared it up a bit but it keeps... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Satvinder Bakshi ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.  Harshit Bhachech MD

to it like a cold sore scab. I ve looked all over online and nowhere explains the difference. How do I tell the difference between a cold sore scab and a regular scab? This has... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harshit Bhachech ( Dermatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

sure is something to get (simple cheap) treatment for. could be herpes simplex virus, could be repeated staph infections. both are treatable

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

If there is no scab or open sore, it is likely not contagious.

Dr. Dr. Kakkar MD

Hello I would think of it as due to bacterial infection, specially since it is sore. I would suggest a course of an oral antibiotics for a week e.g Cephalexin 500 mg, thrice daily for a week. An OTC antibacterial...