Can folliculitis appear on non-hairy areas of skin?
Can folliculitis appear on skin surface without hair?
For me I got red, small bumps which are very itchy at some times and disappearing in 2-3days.
Also I have started to get these kind of bumps on different parts of my body, except face from last 2months. It is appearing in both hairy and non-hairy areas of my skin.
Its making me in a panic situation because I had intercourse sex before 2months and 3 weeks back. I don't have any other symtoms like fever, throat pain etc.
What can be the exact reason behind this doctor.
Kindly upload a few images
Hello. Thank you for writing to us
I am dr.kakkar (dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.
I would keep a possibility of Scabies or Papular Urticaria. I don't think it is a manifestation of an STD Or in anyway related to sexual intercourse.
I would be able to guide you better if you can upload a few representative images of the affected area. You may upload images either at "Reports Section" Or you may mail me at YYYY@YYYY with the subject line of this mail as Attention:Dr.Kakkar.
All of body except palms and soles has pilosebaceous units and can develop folliculitis or follicular lesions.
I had attached here some pictures of pumps right now in my body. When i try to scrach during itching, the surrounding of pumps becomes slight reddish (in one picture you can see it doctor).
Kindly have a view of it .
permethrin cream, topical steroid cream and cetrizine tablet
Hi. Thank you. I have reviewed the Images.
I would like to treat you empirically for scabies. I would suggest a single overnight application of 5% permethrin cream, whole body except face i.e from neck downwards followed by a bath next day.
In addition, specifically for the itchy raised papules I would suggest that you apply a topical steroid cream e.g either mometasone furoate 0.1% cream or clobetasol propionate 0.05% cream, twice daily for a a few days.
You may also take a tablet of cetrizine 10 mg once daily in evening for symptomatic relief from itching.
Thank you very much for your reply.
I got the prescription you sent.
I missed to mention my basic information. I am 32 years old male, married.
Doctor, I will immediately start the treatment you advised.
Few more queries regarding this rashes again.
Is this scabies is a spreading disease. If that, still it didn't find on my wife and kid who are living with me.
Doctor, I would wish to say once again more specifically about my rash.
Itchy: Yes. Not always.
Physical appearance: Small (2-3mm) red bumps
Density: Hardly a total of 4-6 numbers on whole body.
Rash duration: Each bumps with disappear on its own within 2-3days. Same time another will pop-up in another place. This started 2months back onwards, still continuing.
Appearing area: at any part of my body, except face, palm and soles.
Other symptoms: Nothing
1. this is the first time in my life.
2. Two more fresh pictures attached.
Please once again confirm. Sorry, please dont mistake me. I want to explain more since it is discussing in online.
Thank you once again doctor.
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