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I have the same. I will try the mupirocin. i am currently

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Customer: I have the same. I will try the mupirocin. i am currently taking gabapentin, metformin, inderal, lisinopril, fluoxitine and vitamins b and d. have had this scabbing issue for about 4 months.
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Customer: i am currently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy and diabetis. I have scabbed sores on my buttocks that so far haven't healed. Active about 4 months. I have tried Neosporin and other antibiotic creams. i have already listed by medications.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.

This is Dr David

you should see a doctor about these scabs and see if you need a skin biopsy or wound culture of these areas.

for some patients, they can get MRSA skin infections which can keep the area from healing.

if you lay on your back or bottom a lot, you can also develop pressure sores on your bottom which don't heal.

diabetes can make it slower for you to heal from pressure wounds.

have you shown these scabbed areas to a doctor?