Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

folliculitis inner thigh

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Folliculitis: Not an STI but if there is a break in the skin, the organism responsible for the folliculitis may transfer to your skin. Keep the area covered. All th ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: You can actively seek to cleans the areas well with an antibacterial soap on a daily basis. Since you may be carrying an invasive staph in the warm/mo ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
FOLLICULITIS/HERPES: CANNOT TELL WITHOUT ACTUALLY SEEING! PLEASE SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Diet: You cannot control the fat distribution in your body. You need to take lots of weight off if you are obese, and after that if you are still having dif ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Has it been cultured: Do you shave there? If yes, try to avoid. Also keep area dry if you can. Have they cultured the area to see what bacteria is there?
A male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Red bumps: Can be an infection. Around anyone with staph?
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eosinophilic folli: You may have eosinophilic folliculitis which often responds to potent topical or a short course of oral steroid. The disease is usually self-limited. ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Heidi Gilchrist
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
About 2 weeks: For most infections, antibiotics will clear it in about 2 weeks. However, if you are "colonized" with the staph bacteria, it is possible to keep re-in ... Read More
1
1 thank
A member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Varies! : Infection with simple staph that are sensitive to usual antibiotics will clear in a few days, but chronic infections or hidradenitis may require stron ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Could be: It could be "hot-tub folliculitis" which typically goes away on its own if a person stays out of the hot tub until the rash is gone. Rashes are hard t ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

People also searched for:

Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!
24/7 visits
$15 per month