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My friend has these splinter like eruptions in scalp ,

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Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019
Question: My friend has these splinter like eruptions in scalp, chest, trunk,eyelids, arms, anus. It starts with 1cm. hard, Ropey feel under the skin. Very itchy at this point. After a few days, this opens and a splinter like object starts to push out of skin. Very painful for her at this point. They drain serous fluid. Dermatologist states they are nerve fibers?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Recurrent folliculitis, upload pictures

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I have gone through your query and it could be recurrent folliculitis but I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected areas so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
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Dr Asmeet
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Brief Answer: Recurrent folliculitis, upload pictures Detailed Answer: Hi Welcome to ask a doctor service I have gone through your query and it could be recurrent folliculitis but I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected areas so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly. Regards Dr Asmeet