Originally Posted by PT Rider
The best thing I've found to keep scabs soft and clean is medicated petroleum jelly. It can be hard to find now that Vaseline brand is no longer making it. I've used it for years on the job for burns and abrasions.
Coconut oil will work, and it isn't petrol-based. Find it at health food stores.
(BTW, you can eat it too
I hope you heal up soon!