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folliculitis herpes

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Not exactly.: Folliculitis typically appears like red pus bumps, with each bump forming over a hair follicle. Herpes is typically described as a crop or cluster of ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Very different illnesses and most doctors would be able to tell the difference quickly.
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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Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience Dermatology
Look & symptoms : Herpes typically is recurrent in the same area, is painful and consists of a cluster of blisters (bumps filled with fluid). Folliculitis tends to be ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Folliculitis : Folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles. Each hair on your body grows out of a tiny pouch called a follicle. You can have folliculitis on a ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Sounds like folliculitis to me, especially if the bumps are not very painful. This needs to be checked out (ob/gyn) asap.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Can be similiar: Herpes can be in pubic hair. See your dermatologist for a proper exam and diagnosis.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
FOLLICULITIS/HERPES: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING! PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK
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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
36 years experience Family Medicine
Clear fluid: Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle and there will be small pustules or redness around the hair follicles. Herpes is not just around the ... Read More
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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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