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A 54-year-old male asked:

I have scalp folliculitis for over two years. antibiotics help but they return again. what are potential bad consequences of having these for so long?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Dermatologist: Chronic inflammation can have consequences like scarring of the skin, hair loss, spread of infection to other sites in the body and in long standing cases development of skin cancer. It would be prudent to consult a dermatologist.
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