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Suggest remedy for folliculitis

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Posted on Mon, 7 Dec 2015
Question: suggest remedy for folliculitis
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Answered by Dr. Chobufo Ditah (46 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
folliculitis

Detailed Answer:
Hi and thank you so much for this query.

I am so sorry to hear about these lesions that you have. I have reviewed these images fully and they are suggestive of an infection of the pubic area. This is most likely caused by a bacterial infection and commonly known as folliculitis. This is most often provoked by shaving and especially when you shave so low.

As treatment, I will recommend you cleanse regularly with iodine. This will accelerate healing. If this regress significantly within a week, then you will need antibiotics that can only be prescribed by your primary care doctor.

I hope this helps. I wish you well. Thanks for using our services and feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be.
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Brief Answer: folliculitis Detailed Answer: Hi and thank you so much for this query. I am so sorry to hear about these lesions that you have. I have reviewed these images fully and they are suggestive of an infection of the pubic area. This is most likely caused by a bacterial infection and commonly known as folliculitis. This is most often provoked by shaving and especially when you shave so low. As treatment, I will recommend you cleanse regularly with iodine. This will accelerate healing. If this regress significantly within a week, then you will need antibiotics that can only be prescribed by your primary care doctor. I hope this helps. I wish you well. Thanks for using our services and feel free to ask for more information and clarifications if need be.