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Folliculitis

What is Folliculitis?

An inflammation of a hair follicle; the lesion may be a papule or pustule.

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Can a women get bacteria vaginosis from a man having folliculitis? I have been getting a bacteria infection everytime we have unprotected sex for about a year now. He has folliculitis and its in the pubic area and on his penis.
Hai, Folliculitis is caused by different organism and the bacterial vaginosis is caused by Gardnerella vaginalis. So it is not possible to get a transmission from your friend's folliculitis. Dr S.M
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I have tons upon tons of huge white bumps on my scalp , I believe it is folliculitis but two rounds of anti biotics one for 7 days and then half a year later 10 days and both times it has come back this most recent time it happened my head exploded with these large white bumps and its extremely soar at the moment, what do i do? is it curable?
Hello.If it is painful,it sure is folliculitis.Recurrent folliculitis require antibiotics on long term basis,almost 1-3 months.Topical shampoos and antibacterial creams will take care of local infection.Check for diabetes and immunodeficiency.
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Suggest treatment for folliculitis of the scalp and pimples on face
Brief Answer:
Medicines for folliculitis scalp

Detailed Answer:
Hi

I understand your concern regarding your skin problem and I hope I am able to help you in the same.
I have seen the attached prescription .
Since you have developed a folliculitis of the scalp , then I am sure this prescribed...
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My body has been covered with bumps and a rash for months now. I have seen a dermatologist and also my family dr. I have been diagnosed w excema and folliculitis. I don't think it is other. Been on steroid cream and had steroid shot. It seems to clear up then it comes back with a vengeance. The itching is making me lose my mind and my skin physically hurts. I was in hospital few days prior to this breakout for aspirating an imdur as I was sleeping. Please help
Brief Answer:
i need the following detail and kindly upload pic

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Welcome to HCM.
I have read your query and understood your concern.

I will like to know the following details:
1) Are you diabetic?
2) what is your thyroid status?
3) Any aggravating factor for itchy...
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A red pimple rash area appeared 4 hours after sex, what could it be? I have a picture but cant attach
Brief Answer:
folliculitis is likely

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear,
Welcome to HCM.
I have read your query and understood your concern.
I have seen the attached pics also. Thanks for the same.

It seems you have got infection of hair follicle known as folliculitis.
It is an easily treatable...
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Male age 50 painful, slight bluish color round nodule swollen and painful to touch above left clavicle? what is it? It just started or was noticed today, very painful to touch, about size of a quarter and right above mid-clavicle area on left side of body
Brief Answer:
Follicular infection likely, pictures required

Detailed Answer:
Hi

I understand your concern regarding your skin problem and I hope I am able to help you in the same.

Now from the description, it looks like you have either developed a localized infective lesion like folliculitis or...
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