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Is there a treatment to manage or cure folliculitis pseudomonas?

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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology 19 years experience
Topical & Systemic: Pseudomonas folliculitis is classically associated with hot tube use and improper chlorination of the water. Treatment can be topical using Acetic Acid (vinegar) soaks or other agents. Systemic treatment is often centered around oral antibiotics. Sometimes people will carry the bacteria in the nose and eradication there will cure the problem. See a dermatologist to help with management.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What are the folliculitis causes , cure and treatment?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/basics/definition/CON-20025909 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex.

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