It would leak a clear fluid, then get flakey and
crusty, which was particularly gross as it would get on my hair
. It was itchy, painful, and
embarrassing as it was visible any time I put my hair up, which was a constant necessity as I was an athlete. I endured it for years, trying many different topical creams prescribed to me. One day, in my sophomore year of college, I sat at my desk trying to stop the "weeping" with a paper towel.