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bumps left after folliculitis

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Time: You may leave these alone and let these heal on their own. Avoid shaving or cropping the hair. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Probably not: If the lesion is stable, is not causing symptoms, you may watch and wait. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Red bumps: Can be an infection. Around anyone with staph?
Dr. Zachary Veres
18 years experience Family Medicine
Rash: Sounds like folliculitis. Without a picture of it. No way to guide you. Send a picture
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Sometimes pus will leak out when bumps rupture. Warm compresses can help. If you notice large swollen lumps/glands/nodes or spreading redness/warmth/p ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Trust?: why would you not trust your doctor? Have you gone to medical school or completed a medical residency, passed licensing exams and board certifying exa ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
25 years experience Pediatrics
Red pimple: Need more information to help but probably not
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Pics: This is what it looks like: http://www.dermnetnz.org/acne/folliculitis.html
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Sebaceceous cyst?: If it comes and goes at exactly the same spot, probably it isn't folliculitis. I would guess you have a sebaceous cyst that periodically becomes infla ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
15 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Hyperpigmentation: If it's lasting long, it may be hyperpigmentation from folliculitis/ingrown hairs. When you shave, be sure to use shaving cream, only shave in the di ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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My take is ...: All hair follicle-related infection/abscess results from infection in blocked sebaceous glands. After pooping off and healed, the capsules of glands a ... Read More

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