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Acne after shaving on beard area, spreading to head. What can be done?

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I am 28 yrs old I have acne problem from last 6 years. while shaving i will get acne on beard area, now its spread to head also .. Please advice !
Posted Tue, 22 May 2012 in Acne
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 1 hour later

Thanks for writing.

I have seen your photos carefully.

In your case, I think it is more of follicullitis than acne. This condition is called Sycosis barbae. I would suggest that you would be stop using Flutibact oint.

Let me ask you some questions to better understand your problem. With these answers, I shall be able to help you better.

Since when you have this problem?

Do you have similar lesions on forehead and upper face?

Do you have pain in these bumps?

Do you have similar lesions on chest /back?

Do you have oily skin?

Waiting for your answers.

Dr Sudarshan

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