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What causes folliculitis?

My son gets these zit like things that appear to have a head, but when picked they are a hard seed like thing. They are hard to pull out as they are attached and have to be torn away and then leave a hole. The hole then bleeds and turns into a...
 

What causes pityrosporum folliculitis?

Hi .. I have been prescribed Nuforce shampoo for dandruff , which my doctor suggest could be the cause of Pityrosporum Folliculitis .. ..does that help? I never had any skin trouble but suddenly my ...
 

Suggest treatment for folliculitis on the leg

a XXXXXXX from shaving on my right leg and developed folliculitis on the leg after that. (The masseuse ... it becomes dry, I scratch it and irritate it all over again. I have read to use vinegar washes to rinse ...
 

What causes lesion of folliculitis in groin?

Hi, please help me. I squeezed a large red bump (located near my vagina and inner right-leg crease, which felt round and under the skin, but deeper it felt tubular-shaped) because I thought it may just be a pimple and it rubbed uncomfortably when...
 

What causes lesions of folliculitis in the axilla?

i have boils under the armpits which my GP has said is folliculites and is treating with Augmentin 1 g twice daily for 7 days. My last dose was supposed to be thursday. While the earlier ones are drying up I noticed a new boil yesterday and 1...
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Is amoxicillin prescribed for pityrosporum folliculitis?

My daughter has pityrosporum folliculitis and is currently using ketaconazole shampoo as cleanser ... on amoxicillin and said to clear up the infection causing this. This doesn t seem right to me. I took her off ...
 

Can i use surgical spirit for folliculitis on my forehead?

Hi, I have folliculitis on my forehead. I have had the bumps for 3 months now - it started after a threading session. I went to see a dermatologist and she confirmed that the bumps were caused ...
 

What causes folliculitis?

I believe what I have as told by a doctor, is folliculitis in my genital area. I wasn t sexually active over summer and it went away, but with my new girlfriend it came back a few days after having sex ...
 

Could folliculitis be caused by stress?

problems and my situation is no risk. However, how could the folliculitis be caused by stress ? ... weeks I have been having body pains, headaches, and folliculitis. Everyone at the medical school said my ...
 

How can folliculitis be treated?

Hi, I m having problems with what my dermatologist told me was folliculitis . The bumps are on my ... help. I was told to use this body wash called PanOxyl but I ve used it for so long and now it doesn ...
 

How to cure folliculitis on the scalp?

I was diagnosed with folliculitis on my scalp. I am on a antiobiotic, which has removed most ... and afraid of going bald. My scalp still looks red in places. Will the itching and burning cause my hair ...
 

Boyfriend has folliculitis in groin and scrotum. Can my lotions cause this breakout?

this problem before but only with me. I can t help that I am the cause for this terrible case. I feel like he ... with him again. Oh! My boyfriend used a rubber cock ring the last time wehad sex. He broke out aa lot ...
 

What causes bump on the pubic area? Is it folliculitis?

I have this bump on the right side of my pubic area and I was wondering is it folliculitis? I have ... it was folliculitis since the pubic region has hair and I usually get them when I am sweating a lot from ...
 

Suggest treatment for folliculitis on forearms and thighs

Hello. I have folliculitis on my forearms and thighs. It is painful, and embarrassing. I do .... What can I use to treat this condition, short of the foregoing? Thank you. ...
 

Suggest medication for folliculitis on scalp, underarms and groin

hi, i am suffering with folliculitis on scalp,underarms and groin areas..i had a pus culture done which revealed Staph infection. i been taking antibiotics for the same years and also using prescribed ...
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forehead z full of small red itch bumps.it pityrosporum folliculitis.i have used ketonozole oral 200mg and nizoral shampoo.its 8 days now.still they havent gone
Hi. Thanks for posting your concern at HCM Pityrosporum folliculitis as caused by overproliferation of yeast which feeds on sebum. Sometimes it is associated with acne because seborrhea predisposes to both acne and pityosporum folliculitis. I normally combine antifungal treatment with topical benzoyl peroxide 2.5% which reduces sebum production as well as is keratolytic. take care regards
 
i have pityrosporum folliculitis and am using oral ketonozole 200mg and nizoral shampoo. how long does the medication work?
It is all depends upon the clinical condition and final diagnosis generally such condition takes couple of weeks
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