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A 38-year-old female asked:

I have a rash on my stomach and back some of the spots have a small white head what could it be. i have not eaten or drank anything different.?

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Dr. Peter Lio
Dermatology 20 years experience
Folliculitis?: Infection of the hair follicles commonly occurs on the trunk and is usually caused by staph bacteria. In widespread cases, usually oral antibiotics are prescribed to kill the bacteria. Other infections and inflammatory conditions can look similar, however, so your dermatologist can culture the spots and help get you cleared up asap.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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