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is kenacomb ointment used for folliculitis

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Although, it is really hard to know without seeing it, but if the antibiotic you are taking is the right choice one, crusting may represent healing. I ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
15 years experience Dermatology
No: I find that scalp folliculitis is treated best with a topical prescription antibiotic such as Clindamycin solution. Sometimes, an oral antibiotic is n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
15 years experience Dermatology
No: I find that scalp folliculitis is treated best with a topical prescription antibiotic such as Clindamycin solution. Sometimes, an oral antibiotic is n ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Are you saying the soreness is due to a skin rash? If that is the case and the current meds are not helping then see a dermatologist. One cannot comme ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Hurt On The Corners: Yes,but just a plain steroid cream would probably work just as well, unless the inflammation is so bad that you develop an infection and look like Th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not best: Yes, it can cause thin skin and allergic reactions. Better not use except occasionally. If you have anal itch [pruritus ani] it is due to fecal soilin ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Ointment: The ointment should be effective for both conditions
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Pseudofolliculitis: Can be pseudofolliculitis barbae or folliculitis. Treated the same as acne. Do well to wash with Benzac wash.Apply Skinoren twice daily. Best would be ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
Depends: It really depends on the cause of the folliculitis as there are many causes, both infectious and non-infectious (ie irritation from friction, shaving, ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
Other folliculitis: Causes of folliculitis may be both infectious and non-infectious. Most athletes will develop frictional irritation on their folds and thighs and aggr ... Read More
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