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Dr. Zz K
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21 years experience Geriatrics
Folliculitis: Would see a doctor- for any need for antibiotic. Do not know about fusidic acid helping this. Can apply triple antibiotic ointment and warm compress w ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Folliculitis : Both are very similar. An ingrown hair can irritate and infect the follicle and look just like a pimple. You won't see an ingrown hair, if it's just a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Warm compress: You may have an ingrown hair or "folliculitis'. It may help to warm a wet cloth and press it against the area to improve blood flow and assist your b ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Need more help: You are doing good things to help the ingrown hair situation but you need additional support so that you don't get infected. Your doc can remove the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Mcneal
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pubic area sore: You would need to see your doctor as an ingrown hair and herpes could look alike.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Not really: An infection like this can turn serious if not treated. You need antibiotics and may need an area drained. See if you can locate a free clinic somewhe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
See derm: and consider laser hair removal to destroy the hair follicles. Topicals can help but see your dermatologist to make sure this is not an infectious pr ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Proper shaving: Sometimes the technique for removing the hairs eg. Shaving or waxing can be the cause to this problem. Laser hair removal may help. See your dermato ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ingrown hairs: If you have ingrown hairs try not to wax, shave or pluck hairs until healed. This can often heal without treatment. Your physician can prescribe medi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Skin infections: Pus filled bumps on the skin are usually the symptom of a skin infection. When they become red, warm to touch and painful it is called cellulitis. T ... Read More
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