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Inflamed Hair Follicle
Is it normal for a boil caused by an inflamed hair follicle to look like a bruise? This started after hot compress was applied and it softened.
I have dark spots on my buttocks from Inflamed hair follicles, per my former dr. How can I prevent this and treat the discoloration? is benzamycin goo
Prevent and treat: The key is clearance and prevention first ,as you noted. Benzamycin topical is good. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed if severe. Once resolved without new areas, you will see more fading of discolored lesions. Ask your doc about hydroquinone topical fade cream (possible option). Coco bean based or coco butter topicals can help naturally fade remaining marks ...Read more
Hi - I have noticed what appear to be slightly "inflamed" hair follicles (papules) on the under shaft of my penis. Slightly raised. Concern for HSV. ?
Probably not herpes: From the information provided, this doesn't sound like herpes -- in fact sounds pretty mormal. If these bumps aren't changing in appearance over a few days or more, then for sure not herpes. Herpes outbreaks evolve from red bump to blister or sore over 3-4 days, then heal completely within 10-14 days. If in doubt, though, see a doctor for professional evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Went to urgent care for small inflamed pimple. They looked at it, infected hair follicle prescribed cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) t. Preferred this over mupirocin. .. Ok?
Hi. I had an allergic reaction to wet wipes, the skin on my labia majora was eaten away. Bumps appeared, hair follicles look inflamed. Very painful!
Rx Meds & Laser Tx's: To improve hair follicle function we typically recommend reducing hair loss risk factors (stress, diet, bad meds, illness) & add treatments like topical Formula 82M minox, LaserCap Laser Therapy, Vampire PRP Hair Growth, good nutritionals, etc. We track improvement w/ HairCam photos, scientific HairCheck trichometry to monitor improvements hair growth over time so we know what's working & where. ...Read more
Yes, don't use drugs: (duh, sorry). No, as even folks who attempt to evade test by shaving (as in everywhere and everything), still get nabbed for eyebrows / stubble / something, and the obvious attempt to "throw" the test is duly noted by the examiner, which depending on why being done can equate to a fail. Sorry, but sounds like you need to address your social situation and get treatment. ...Read more
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