Mystic

Scab on inner elbow crease

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Hello happy new year!!! I was getting some shading work on my sleeve last weekend 7 days ago and on the 2nd day it was apparent that a scab was forming right on the crease of my inner elbow joint .so I've read it will need longer .the first couple of days I let that part dry out but it started to crack with the constant movement so instead I decided to use Bepanthen cream to keep it as moist as possible. All the other scabs have formed ok it's just this one . especially at night in bed the heat from my body keeps the crease of my elbow moist so it's still looking like a open wound. Should I just keep putting the bepanBepaon and keep it clean and just keep it moist? I'm really unsure .thanks

 

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The ditch area is naturally tough to get healed without minor problems. Too much moisture is not going to solve the problem, in fact it could cause more. 

I let mine dry and crack. 

The eventual need for touch-ups are common. 

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