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See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/folliculitis/basics/definition/CON-20025909 For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Folliculitis causes me a lot of acne that when popped used to heal quick 2day. Now they don't heal. I am not diabetic. When I shower they turn white?
Ingrown hair: Folliculitis centers around a follicle in which the pore is clogged with debris or in the case of shaving, a hair that starts to grow inward on iteself. The latter also clogs the pore, resulting in oil and dirt build up, bacterial growth, inflammation and pus formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could: Steroid dampen the infection fighting ability of skin and steroid cream may contribute to infection of the hair follicles. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
What can cause folliculitis? No immune deficiency. diangosis asthma and pcos, hyperhidrosis. Shower twc daily. Any prevention?
What is the solution for folliculitis on buttocks? And the solution to remove stains caused by folliculitis.
Combination tx: Folliculitis is often caused by staph bacteria that develops on areas of the body that sweat and are occluded. Things you do to help reduce sweating, occlusion and bacterial load will help. For severe cases, you need a 10 day course of oral antibiotics (assuming u don't have mrsa) . I then recommend an antibacterial soap for the shower such as lever 2000 and topical clindamycin. See a dermatogist. ...Read more
Vulvar Folliculitis: Assuming that the lesions are truly pilo-pustular in origin [see image], the most common bacterial causes are staphylococcus and pseudomonas sp. M. Hominis is, of course, associated with cervicitis and vaginitis, and very infrequently with vulvovaginitis [photo from uptodate.Com, reproduced with permission from lynne j margesson, md]. ...Read more
Can I use clotrimazole cream on my FACE to fade away hyperpigmentation (red and brown spots) caused after folliculitis ??
NotScienceWon'tHurt: Wow!! I've never heard of that! Try it & let me know if it works!As long as you're not allergic to it (try a small patch test on your inner elbow first), it probably won't hurt. There's info out there where people talk about it but that's not really very scientific.In fact, certain fungal skin infections can cause changes in pigmentation that will resolve with treatment. but who knows, just try it ...Read more
I scratched irritated area caused by LHR for folliculitis yesterday and am worried as seem to have cut self. Have used Germolene and ROWArolan today?
Hidradinatis suppurativa: You may be suffering from hidradinitis suppurativa. Hidradinitis is an acne-related condition that occurs in the underarms, groin and perineum. Laser hair removal is an effective additional treatment, along with traditional acne regimens and intralesional steroid injections. The long-pulsed Nd:YAG laser (Lyra-i) is the only safe hair removal laser is permanent. Germolene has transient effect. ...Read more
Is there any way to tell if my folliculitis is fungal or bacterial by it's appearance, causes, symptoms etc?
YES: Please get a medical examination, evaluation, diagnosis, testing and evaluation. ...Read more
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
Am taking clindamycin for folliculitis decalvans as my dr ordered me but it causes me continuous black diarrhea for 10 days , shall i cute it ?
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