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Suggest treatment for folliculitis on bicep

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I have had this rash that appears like a pimple on each bicep and has s white head, and when popped, the skin around it becomes blotchy red. I have had two on my right and 2 on my left bicep. The two on my right have gone away but left a scar. What could this be?
Posted Wed, 20 Aug 2014 in Skin Rash
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 5 hours later
Brief Answer:
photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello thanks for the query.
There is a possibility that you have a developed folliculitus.
It is a bacterial infection and while healing or may leave scars.
Can you please upload a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis.
Waiting for your response.
Thank you
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Follow-up: Suggest treatment for folliculitis on bicep 5 hours later
here are the three on my
left bicep
 
 
Answered by Dr. Rahul Kumar 2 days later
Brief Answer:
looking like folliculitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the photograph.
It is looking like folluculitis.
Please apply an antibacterial cream like mupirocine you will get relief in a week.
Feel free to ask any other doubts.
Thank you
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