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Huge painful bumps after shaving, diagnosed with folliculitis, slight reduction in pain and bumps with medicines. What else can be done?

I was recently seen in urgent care due to 3 painful bumps discovered while shaving that had ballooned in size & pain level over a few days. The dr gave me antibiotics to treat what he diagnosed as folliculitis . The pain and number of bumps have increased in the past few days. Is there anything I can do to soothe this almost unbearable pain and stop any more follicles from becoming infected?
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Urologist 's  Response
Jul 2016
It is likely to be due to a condition called as Barbaris Cutis.mostly due to shaving brush.Pl change your brush and continue with antibiotics for a week.
Answered: Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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