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A 23-year-old female asked:

I have these spots all of my legs and some are itchy and some are filled with pus and they wont go away. i have never had chickenpox is that related?

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Dr. Christopher Calendine
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Folliculitis: You may want to consider folliculitis, an inflammatory condition or hair follicles in the skin. Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by rubing from clothing, blockage of the follicle, or shaving. Most of the time, the damaged follicles become infected with Staphylococcus (staph) bacteria. Treatment can include warm compresses and topical antibiotics.

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