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Yellow scab on head.

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  • Posted By: laositaboricua
  • November 25, 2007
  • 06:36 PM

I don't know what this is. Its a yellow scab on my head that pusses up if I pick it. If I pick it too much it starts to smell like vomit and gets very mooshy. It doesn't itch or hurt. I've noticed it one morning when I was combing my hair back into a ponytail for school. I've had it ever since middle school. I never told my mom when I lived with her because I know she wouldn't know what it is. If this helps any I also have a large indent(gash) in the back of my head where the scab lays.

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  • Perhaps a boil? the smell could suggest infection.I would consult your GP who will more than likely know what it is and be able to give you treatment for it.In the meantime dont pick at it! You are only irriatating it and not giving it a proper chance to heal on its own and im sure you dont want to be left with a scar.Im sure it wont be anything to worry about..Make an appointment and get it sorted!regards.
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • November 25, 2007
    • 06:42 PM
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  • Oh Dear!!! You must get this taken care of. You probably need it scraped and analyzed by a lab. You need antibiotics or some other medicine for it to heal it. It really is not wise to walk around like that. You could be contagious and if it gets infected more, it will put you in the hospital. It's not good. Tell mom you have a sore that won't heal and need to see a doctor. You could also have the school nurse look at it if your school has a nurse.
    Monsterlove 2,921 Replies
    • November 26, 2007
    • 02:18 AM
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  • that happened go to the doctor they will give you a cream the scab will dissapear aply every month
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • February 15, 2009
    • 05:34 AM
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