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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
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
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
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
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
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
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moises Perez
17 years experience Pharmacology
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
49 years experience Dermatology
Location: Genital herpes usually on penis, scrotum, vulva, pubic area or sometimes, groin. They are small grouped blisters. Folliculitis, by definition, develop ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
25 years experience Gynecology
Bacterial and viral: Folliculitis is bacterial infection mostly from gram positive bacteria responds to penicillin derivative herpes is viral infection, is recurrent and ... Read More

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