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Does Anyone Know Anything About A Product Called Terrasil Max Dont Know If It Would Help With Folliculitis
Does anyone know anything about a product called terrasil max? Dont know if it would help with folliculitis.
Terrasil Max: I would go to the web site http://www.Scam.Com/showthread.Php?T=17490 the product promises treatment for many skin conditions but for this individual it did not work. If you really have folliculitis, i would recommend you see your local dermatologist and get conventional therapy. ...Read more
I have folliculitis with scarring. Is there any over-the-counter product that i can use to diminish them greatly?
I just got back a Biopsy Result It says I have Faucr Suppurative Folliculitis this is the best I can read the report. What is this and is it bad news?
Had double lung transplant 6mo ago, on pred and tacrolimus. Doc thinks tac causing folliculitis. I'm 34, feel 15, skin awful. Which products best?
What can I take or use for folliculitis over the counter? Dont have insurance and can't afford to see a specialist.
Depends: It really depends on the cause of the folliculitis as there are many causes, both infectious and non-infectious (ie irritation from friction, shaving, etc). Or it may not be folliculitis which is why you may need to see a derm. But, it might be worth a try to get some otc benzoyl peroxide wash, which you can find in the acne section and try to wash the areas x 2-3 min daily. May dry out skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If folliculitis has reduced slightly in terms of swelling, what can I do to make sure it doesn't swell up again?
What other causes be in folliculitis i don't shave I have a strong odor smell but a bump comes and goes in same spot ?
Sebaceceous cyst?: If it comes and goes at exactly the same spot, probably it isn't folliculitis. I would guess you have a sebaceous cyst that periodically becomes inflamed or infected. Or maybe it is folliculitis, and you have a permanently ingrown hair. Either way, your doctor may be able to remove it or drain it in a way that prevents recurrence. ...Read more
My folliculitis will not go away. I have had an oral prescription and a cream. I shave every 3 weeks but they don't go away between those 3 weeks so t?
Start over: Where is the folliculitis? What symptoms? How severe? What was the oral prescription? What was the cream? Details of how you shave? If you wish to have a chance to modify this, you must explore all this after an exam by a Dr with experience treating folliculitis, usually a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have a case of folliculitis that doesn't seem to be responding to antibiotics or topicals. Is this something that will maybe not clear up?
Other folliculitis: Causes of folliculitis may be both infectious and non-infectious. Most athletes will develop frictional irritation on their folds and thighs and aggressive shaving causing shaving bumps are both types of non-infectious folliculitis. The cause must be avoided in these cases. Pts on antibiotics for long periods of time, may develop pityrosporum folliculitis, also fungal, viral. Biopsy and culture. ...Read more
I am having hair Folliculitis. I am having very few pimple on my head. How can I remove it completely without any occurring. I don't want to eat oral ?
Follicular infection: these can be infected. You need to have this clarified with your physician. You may have to see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have what looks like folliculitis in the genital area how is it treated or what are the signs that is what it is and not an STD it doesn't itch/hurt?
Folliculitis: Folliculitis will usually be more inflamed than something like molluscum. If it does't hurt or itch that does point toward more benign things. And if you shave in the genital area that would suggest something infectious. However, this should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ask dermatologist.: If you need "strong" medicine to cure your folliculitis, your folliculitis may be something different. Dermatologist would help you to decide how to control it. The antibiotics used to treat folliculitis do not need to be "strong", correct one is more important. So your dermatologist might want to do culture to find out what bacteria cause it and which antibiotics can stop it. ...Read more
I have folliculitis that has been non stop for almost two years. Nothing I have used, or be prescribed has worked. ?
My dr said I have folliculitis I've been on celhalexin for 6 days and it's a little better but not much is this normal?
See other reply: Second time you have asked this. See my other reply. ...Read more
Not exactly.: Folliculitis typically appears like red pus bumps, with each bump forming over a hair follicle. Herpes is typically described as a crop or cluster of vesicles. The vesicles usually have a clear fluid in the center of the bump and are painful or itchy. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and management. ...Read more
Find the cause: Pityrospirum folliculitis is often missed and is easy to treat if recognized. You maybe given topical ketoconazole, or a big oral dose followed by working up a sweat. Or any of a variety of meds that manage ties versicolor. A bacterial folliculitis needs to be checked to see if the bacterium originally cultured may have changed or become resistant. Best wishes. ...Read more