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Does anyone know anything about a product called terrasil max? Don't know if it would help with folliculitis.

Does anyone know anything about a product called terrasil max? Don't 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

Dr. Mike Bauerschmidt
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Folliculitis (Definition)

A condition in which one or more hair follicles are swollen. It can occur anywhere on the skin, and usually occurs when the hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, shaving, or blockage of the follicle, and a ...Read more


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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?

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?

Biopsy report: You need to discuss this with the person who did the biopsy and ordered the report. They are in the best position to interpret it. We don't even know where the biopsy was from. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Prednisone: HIgh dose of cortisone can induce acne which usually responds to anti-acne treatment However the presence of prednisone may render treatment less effective. ...Read more

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What can I take or use for folliculitis over the counter? Don't have insurance and can't afford to see a specialist.

What can I take or use for folliculitis over the counter? Don't 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 more

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If folliculitis has reduced slightly in terms of swelling, what can I do to make sure it doesn't swell up again?

If folliculitis has reduced slightly in terms of swelling, what can I do to make sure it doesn't swell up again?

Meds: Warm compresses and no shaving the area, pulling on hair, oils or products on the area. Antibiotics may be needed if worsening pain, swelling or fever in the area or redness spreading. Hope you continue to improve. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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

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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

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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?

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 more

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What kind strong medicine I can use to cure the folliculitis inflation?

What kind strong medicine I can use to cure the folliculitis inflation?

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

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How long does folliculitis last? How long does the itch continue after treatmne

How long does folliculitis last? How long does the itch continue after treatmne

Varies: Based on the extend of the infection and which bacteria are causing the infection. I would state that with appropriate oral and topical antibiotic therapy, 7-10 days is a realistic time frame, assuming this is NOT a resistant bacteria. ...Read more

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I have folliculitis that has been non stop for almost two years. Nothing I have used, or be prescribed has worked.?

New approach: Have you been tested for micronutrient deficiencies? Copper and zinc imbalances can contribute to immune problems, and also consider food sensitivities. ...Read more

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Is folliculitis contagious?

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

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Does folliculitis resemble herpes?

Does folliculitis resemble herpes?

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

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What is a good remedy for folliculitis?

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

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How do I treat and prevent folliculitis?

Benzoyl peroxide was: If benzoyl peroxide washdoes not help then see a dermatologist for topical or oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can I treat my chronic folliculitis!?

Find the cause: One cause that is often overlooked is pityrosporum yeast infection; the treatment is as for tinea versicolor and results are usually excellent. You'll manage it over time but it's easy. ...Read more

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How does white vinegar help folliculitis?

Vinegar: A change in pH will cause the microbiome to change. Just like changing homes will change the visitors.
Vinegar will decrease the pH. ...Read more

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How can I cure folliculitis in my pubic area?

Ingrowing hairs: Take measures to reduce ingrowing hairs; if shaving the area use a 2 blade razor (others shave too closely) and a gentle lubricating gel or soap. Moisturize afterwards. If its not from shaving, a prescription antibiotic gel or solution is in order. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to prevent folliculitis?

Depends...: ...On what kind of folliculitis you have. A dermatologist can tailor a specific treatment for your folliculitis. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have folliculitis or herpes?

Herpes simplex: Very different illnesses and most doctors would be able to tell the difference quickly. ...Read more

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How can I ease the pain of vaginal folliculitis?

How can I ease the pain of vaginal folliculitis?

I presume you're: Already taking antibiotics. Nsaids (advil, aleve), warm packs would help. If not improved, ask your dr if he would consider giving u narcotics. Take care! Http://www. Med-health. Net/pus-filled-bump-in-vagina. Html. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat folliculitis on my chest?

What can I use to treat folliculitis on my chest?

Antibiotics: Most of time, dermatologists would use oral doxycycline. Others include minocycline, Clindamycin or sulfa-drugs. Topicals would help but less effective. You'd better let dermatologists handle it instead of doing it yourself. ...Read more

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What are the causes of non-infectious folliculitis?

Folliculitis: Types of non-infectious folliculitis:
pseudo folliculitis barbae
eosinophilic folliculitis
folliculitis keloidalis
oil folliculitis
malignancy. ...Read more

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What's the difference between herpes and folliculitis?

Herpes simplex: Herpes is a virus. Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, an insect bites, blockage of the follicle, shaving, or braids too tight and too close to the scalp. In most cases the damaged follicles are then infected with the bacteria staphylococcus, and may result in boils. ...Read more