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How do you treat folliculitis vaginal at home if it is in its early stage?

How do you treat folliculitis vaginal at home if it is in its early stage?

Bleach bath: You can try a bleach bath-1/2 cup in full tub of water-soak for 10minutes. Do at least twice a week. ...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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Is it ok for a female to get aroused while having tx for widespread pubic folliculitis are vaginal juices irritants no actual touching occurs in area?

Is it ok for a female to get aroused while having tx for widespread pubic folliculitis are vaginal juices irritants no actual touching occurs in area?

Pubic"erector pili": The pubic hair follicles are attached and are nerve sensitized to the muscles that raise the hairs to upright status therefore, "arousal" is possible "without be touched". Vaginal fluids attendant to arousal are not irritants but are designed to facilitate further "engagement"... ...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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I've had folliculitis in the vaginal area for years now, what is the best treatment for the scarring and itch it has created?

I've had folliculitis in the vaginal area for years now, what is the best treatment for the scarring and itch it has created?

Stop shaving?: If you have been shaving the area, stop. That may be the main problem, perhaps the only problem. If pubic area hair control remains important, consider a hair removal cream instead. If not shaving, other factors may be important -- for example, you may be carrying virulent staph or strep. If you haven't yet seen a dermatologist, consider it now. She or he should be able to sort this out. Good luck ...Read more

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How to get rid of vaginal folliculitis at home? Is it normal to feel like a pretty solid pocket of fluid is on the inside right of my labia?

How to get rid of vaginal folliculitis at home? Is it normal to feel like a pretty solid pocket of fluid is on the inside right of my labia?

You: Should probably see your gynecologist you might need to have a draining procedure done if the infection gets worse it could spread and you might have a major problem in your pelvis so seek medical care in an evaluation ...Read more

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What are some over the counter medicine I can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

What are some over the counter medicine I can use for vaginal pimples/folliculitis?

Folliculitis: I recommend buying a feminine wash with antibacterial soap to cleanse the area. There are no over the counter creams recommended for the area. You need to see a physician to be examined and obtain a prescription for this infection, and to be certain it is not a different problem. ...Read more

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Can you get a vaginal discharge from folliculitis?

Can you get a vaginal discharge from folliculitis?

Not usually: Folliculitis is on the outside, vaginal discharge comes from the inside. Other conditions, can present as folliculitis and could be associated with a vaginal discharge. You should see your gyn as she or he can examine the folliculitis and do a vaginal culture to rule out abnormal bacteria, yeast or other organisms. ...Read more

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My folliculitus is in my vaginal areal dr prescribed me cephalexin and metronidazole now I'm all super dry and bleeding and having orange discharge?

My folliculitus is in my vaginal areal dr prescribed me cephalexin and metronidazole now I'm all super dry and bleeding and having orange discharge?

Recheck: This may be from the antibiotics or a resistant infection. Make sure to get BOTH a viral and bacterial culture of the discharge and abstain sexually until diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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I have foliculitus and get abscesses in my vaginal area now have two black spot like bumps on my Mons pubis are these scars or should I be worried?

I have foliculitus and get abscesses in my vaginal area now have two black spot like bumps on my Mons pubis are these scars or should I be worried?

Don't worry.: Hi Emalou,

Folliculitis is very common where there are large sweat glands and course hair like under the arms and in the groin area. Bacteria get down in the follicles and begin to grow forming small abscesses. They often are noticed in various stages of healing. I believe that this is what you are seeing. Continue to treat the infection with topical antibiotics or antibiotics by mouth. ...Read more

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Is folliculitis painful?

Is folliculitis painful?

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 more

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How could I treat folliculitis?

How could I treat folliculitis?

Folliculitis.: Despite the fact that folliculitis is technically a bacterial infection of the follicles, we can often treat acute folliculitis with a simple warm soak to the area (warm water on a washcloth and applied for 15 minutes at a time, 2 to 3 times a day). If this does not help, one could try antibacterial creams, available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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What are the tests for folliculitis?

Exam and history: Best test is looking at the rash and asking the right questions. Distribution and preceding activities are the big clues. Sometimes a culture is helpful in selecting an antibiotic if one is deemed necessary. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of folliculitis?

What are the symptoms of folliculitis?

Follicle inflammatio: Inflammation of the follicle can be recognized by characteristic redness, swelling and sometimes pustule limited to hair follicles. Often caused by infection with common skin bacteria after minor trauma to the skin. Sometimes painful and itchy. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is folliculitis?

What sort of disorder is folliculitis?

Boils: The common name is a "boil". It is an infection of a hair follicle usually by a staph or strep bacteria. For those with recurrent boils it is possible they harbor this bacteria just inside the nose. This can be treated. See your physician. ...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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Describe hot tub folliculitis?

Uncleaned hot tub.: Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles. The bacteria causing the infection is called pseudomonas aeruginosa, and is associated with skin contacting bacteria-contaminated water in hot tubs or whirlpools. The infection is treated with antibiotics.

The cdc has an excellent facts website all on the subject of hot tub rash. ...Read more

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How do you treat bacterial folliculitis?

Folliculitis.: Despite the fact that folliculitis is technically a bacterial infection of the follicles, we can often treat acute folliculitis with a simple warm soak to the area (warm water on a washcloth and applied for 15 minutes at a time, 2 to 3 times a day). If this does not help, one could try antibacterial creams, available over-the-counter. ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for folliculitis?

Folliculitis: Gently wash the infected skin twice a day with antibacterial soap or apply an over-the-counter antibiotic ointment. Use a clean washcloth and towel to dry off each time you wash. ...Read more

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Anyone cured from "hot tub folliculitis"?

Anyone cured from "hot tub folliculitis"?

Topical & Systemic: Pseudomonas folliculitis is classically associated with hot tube use and improper chlorination of the water. Treatment can be topical using Acetic Acid (vinegar) soaks or other agents. Systemic treatment is often centered around oral antibiotics. Sometimes people will carry the bacteria in the nose and eradication there will cure the problem. See a dermatologist to help with management. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for folliculitis?

Which type?: Some physicians aren't familiar common pityrosporum folliculitis, one of the easiest of all semi-diseases to monitor. Bacterial-type folliculitis of the beard is a tricky problem to manage and is worth getting seen by a specialist. Chronic scalp folliculitis may require an antibiotic but resistant bacteria such as proteus can overgrow, again requiring specialist care. Do you know the subtype? ...Read more

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Could folliculitis on chest be from stress?

Could folliculitis on chest be from stress?

Fungus, Yeast, Bact.: It is not due to stress. It can be caused by shaving with damage to the follicle, bacteria, yeast, or even wearing tight clothing, but stress is not a causative factor. ...Read more

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Best way to treat folliculitis on your scalp?

Best way to treat folliculitis on your scalp?

See Your Physician: For bacterial folliculitis of the scalp, it is important to determine the organism responsible for the infection. After a culture and sensitivity is obtained, your physician will be able to prescribe the appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for folliculitis?

Folliculitis tx: Folliculitis is infection of the hair follicles with bacteria, yeast or fungus. Folliculitis usually starts with some kind of damage to hair follicle surface, like shaving, friction or irritation. That allows the infection inside. Treatment depends on the cause. For bacterial folliculitis topical or oral antibiotics. For yeast or fungal folliculitis oral medication is usually needed. ...Read more

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How can you tell of you have folliculitis scars?

How can you tell of you have folliculitis scars?

Like goosebumps: Folliculitis scars are typically small and look like goosebumps. They can be dark or pigmented and tend to be slightly raised. ...Read more

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What could be use as a treatment for folliculitis?

Warm compresses: Warm compresses three times a day. Prevention: related to shaving? Hot tubs? Usually goes away on its own. If it gets worse or doesn't get better in a week, see your doc about prescription Mupirocin cream & to confirm it's folliculitis. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to get rid of my folliculitis?

Find the cause: Some folliculitis is caused by putyrosporum yeast and does not respond to other treatments. A single dose of ketoconazole followed by working up a sweat can put this in remission for a few weeks ...Read more

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Is folliculitis or herpes more likely on haired area?

Is folliculitis or herpes more likely on haired area?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an infection in the hair follicles. Each hair on your body grows out of a tiny pouch called a follicle. You can have folliculitis on any part of your body that has hair. But it is most common on the face and scalp and areas rubbed by clothing, such as the thighs and groin. ...Read more