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Is folliculitis contagious?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang answered

Specializes in Dermatology

No.: "no" to other people, but may be "yes" to yourself-it might spread from one area to another.

Answered 5/3/2019

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Dr. Joseph Bark answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is caused by a bacterial infection down in the air unit or follicle. This infection can because by many different types of bacteria and can be passed between people and/or partners by direct contact. This all depends on the sensitivities of the person who encounters t bacteria. Some people already have resistance to most of the strains and will not catch the disease.

Answered 8/29/2019

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