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Difference between hpv and folliculitis

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
No: Folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles on your body - usually most severe under your armpits, groin, or back or neck, but can be anyplace.... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
HPV vs folliculitis: No. These are entirely separate problems. Neither causes or predisposes to the other.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Herpes simplex: Herpes is a virus. Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, an insect bites, blockage of the follicle, shaving, ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Distribution: Shingles is limited to one side of the body. If the lesions extend to both sides of the mid-line, it is not shingles. Visit these sites for info. For ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Hidradenitis: Considered a severe form of acne (acne inversa), hidradenitis suppurativa occurs deep in the skin around oil (sebaceous) glands and hair follicles. Th... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Folliculitis usually affects a larger area of skin than the small spot that a herpes sore affects. Folliculitis is tiny pustules where the hair follic... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
See below: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by a small or microscopic break in the skin that allows staphylococcus or strept... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 28 years experience
Types of acne: Acne can be whiteheads, blackheads, papules (red bumps), pustules (like the folliculitis pustule) and or cystic deep acne. Folliculitis is just a hai... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Diagnosis: Folliculitis has characteristic physical exam finding and likely would not be confused for syphillis. However, the rash of syphillis mimics many othe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
Pharmacy 19 years experience
Keloidalis Nuchae: Keloidalis nuchae is a destructive scarring folliculitis that occurs exclusively on the occipital scalp and posterior neck and affecting mostly africa... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 51 years experience
Location: Genital herpes usually on penis, scrotum, vulva, pubic area or sometimes, groin. They are small grouped blisters. Folliculitis, by definition, develop... Read More