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Middlesex, NJ
A 25-year-old female asked:

Bump on my leg was probably folliculitis a year ago that scabbed over. becomes inflamed and itchy every 2 weeks or so. not from tretinoin. what do?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Folliculitis: If you have folliculitis an antibiotic salve or oral antibiotics may be necessary. Check with a dermatologist.
Last updated Oct 20, 2013


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