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A 20-year-old female asked:

What causes a painful scalp at the point of growth of unusual coarse, thick, black hairs? been a few years, no pimple/pus sacs. future=folliculitis?:(

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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Still be: This is probably mild perifolliculitis but see dermatologist to really find out.

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