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Folliculitis And Boils
Tiny 'boil' or folliculitis healing without draining (or I haven't see drainage). Will it come back?
To be or not to be: that is the question? Time will tell. ...Read more
Folliculitis is 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 bacterial infection may follow. Common symptoms may include a rash, itching, and ...Read more
Waxed bikini area, got boils from folliculitis (I think), they popped&r releasing fluid over time.i started2get a chill...septicemia?
Hist. folliculitis. Derm put on Minocycline 1 month. I get boils and can scrape off white skin when I shower. Tried hydrocolloid bandage. Any tips?
I get boils and fine pimples on my inner thighs. Dr says folliculitis. Two rounds of clox and topical cream, goes away & comes back. Suggestions?
What do I do if I keep getting MRSA boils ? And i'm already on antibiotics, and I think I might have folicultis .. They wont go away :( & keepscarring
I have folliculitus, treated w antibiotics for 3 days. initial infection healing but a new area broke out with new boils, should I continue with RX?
Yes: you should continue with the antibiotics, you may need a different one if you continue to break out. It is best to contact your doctor to let them know what is going on. ...Read more
Little skin bumps: Folliculitis is inflammation of hair follicles. Follicles are tiny canals that extend down into the skin, and many contain an oil gland, and a hair follicle.Men have more hairs than women. The folliculits can be caused by a bacteria germ, but most often there is no germ. Waxing, shaving and oily lotions can cause clogged pores and then inflammation, or folliculitis. It may itch or hurt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer