Quoting Danielle: Jack&Basil'sMom:" Have you tried leaving the scabs alone so they can heal the skin underneath? That's what scabs are for. ... [snip!] ... That's what scabs are for. Picking them just opens up the wound, and then they just grow back to cover and protect the wound."I have done that. I don't pick them everyday. I've left them for weeks, but they do get soft when I wash her hair, and then it starts all over again. I don't wash her hair everyday though. And it has been going on for about a year and a half now...it would have to heal by now.