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Small Wound/Scab Not Healing.

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  • Posted By: JohnM83
  • March 29, 2011
  • 02:00 PM

Hey, Ive noticed this small scab on my arm for the last 5/6 weeks.
Its about 2mm in diameter and 1mm deep (accidently scratched the scab off due to itchiness)

Ive got a good HQ picture if you'd like to look at it.
If you zoom in it looks like Ive got a trapped hair under there?
http://www.megaupload.com/?d=Y545BTKU

I'm terrified to go to the GP.
Regards.

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  • Hello john,I have also have had a small scab on the top of my head for 1 1/2 years, I have went to the doctors and they provided a lotion to me to help reduce size and redness and that the slow healing scab is from bacteria constantly enters and slowly widening it so a band aide of overage may help if at all possible!
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  • Thank you for the reply,Now the scab has fallen off and looks to have healed well.Panic for nothing :)I think I'm suffering from eczema and I'm scratching vigorously in my sleep or I don't notice the scratching which are forming scabs that look like they come from out of the blue.Or it might be my cat poking me in my sleep.
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