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Sores on my head...?

Ok, I know I've read a little about this somewhere, but I have searched back 20 pages and cannot find it (yay for cognitive dysfunction?). Recently, as in the past week, I noticed 2 sores on my head. Now, I say sores, because they are painful, not because they are open or oozing. They are more like little painful lumps. One was on the top front of my head, just inside my hairline; that was the first. Now I have another, a little larger lump on the back middle of my head. Neither felt like a pimple, and the one I could see did not look like one, however I cannot see the one on the back of my head. Just wondered if anyone else had had these, or had an idea as to what it might be? Thanks for the input.
-Cara

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luppychick
luppychick

I have suffred with sores on my head for a very long time. My sore are lumpy and sometimes weep, also its hurts me just to comb my hair.

Ann
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I get sores on and off on my scalp. Mine eventually go away and then reappear out of nowhere. I am not sure if there is anything you can do for this or not.
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Yes, i've had sore in my head,and other places on my body. They are called lupus lesions, Round in shape,oozing blood...ect. I've had them for many years, they 'never' seem to totally heal up,even after several treatment of 'kenlog' injected into the lesion.It was only after i changed my diet and treatment plan, the lesion on my scalp healed up!!! Good luck & hugs to you my friend.
earthwalker
earthwalker

Yes, yesterday, I realised I am heading into flare territory, aching joints, malar rash more livid and burning and small sores around my temples and head. They do heal and go away, but reappear from time to time. Just don't use a harsh shampoo or too many hair products, be gentle and try not to snag them with your brush or comb. Sorry you are having this problem, love, light and peace.
deleted_user
deleted_user

Hi,
I have this too on my scalp...The terrible thing with mine is that they scab up and I actually will sit there and pick through my hair pulling bits of the scabs off. Is that gross or what? Its like a habit now. I always seem to have at least a few it seems. Havent found anything that takes them away.
Melissa
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YES i have had the same on and off you need to ask your Doctor about a steriod ointment to rub on them and help with healing i just cant think of the name right now but i think it does help
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yep i get these too my doc gave me betnovate scalp application which helped,its lupus,i found if i use baby shampoo on my hair im not to bad with it,hope this helps
hugs
lozzy
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Pretty much all I get is sores on my head, then the hair falls out in the areas. I used the protopic and closbetasol (steroid ointment) to help them go away. You have to be careful with using that because long term use will cause depressions in your head. I also had the injections, those helped the most. You could try a good dandruff shampoo with zinc in it, also.
deleted_user
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For years I have had sores on my head. They sometimes hurt but mainly are just a nusence. I have lost hair in the top of my head and have found that I get alot of sore there. I thought it was discoid lupus. I put a steroid cream on them. I now have Alopecia. I wish you luck. Don't get discouraged.

Hugs Nancy
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Hi all -I used to get little scabs on my head too. Lol I was a bit like you Melissa -I couldnt leave them in peace to just disappear.
But I never thought to mention it to a Doc, I just assumed it was because I had long hair and it was due to the weight of my hair and the clips and combs I used to put it up.
I guess it's just a coincidence that since I've had short hair -I no longer get the little sores.
Good luck to all