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Scratched Off TCA Scabs During Sleep

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Well, I unconciously scratched off the biggest TCA scab on my face in my sleep, revealing a red indent underneath. evil.gif I have been applying neosporin to it all morning. Is there anything else I can do? This is so frustrating considering that the scar might be a lot worse than what it was before I had CROSS done.

Also, have you guys thought of any ways that you can prevent from doing this in your sleep???


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You're definitey doing the right thing by applying neosporin. I'd keep it very moist.

As for sleeping, I know some people wear mittens/gloves to protect their face, so they can't scratch off the scabs prematurely.

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I would put a small piece of gauze over it at night, use medical tape to secure it to your face. That should help, and the skin could still breathe.

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