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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 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!
Scared to take a hair follicle test been clean for 8 or 9 months got my cdl and been clean ever sence is it still possible to fail the test?
I smoked everyday for years, but stopped on 12/31 and it's now 2/14. I cut my hair on 2/13. Will I pass a hair follicle test on 3/2?
See below: THC is incorporated INTO the hair and remains there until one of two things occur; it falls out or that section is finally cut off do either of the above two apply hair grows approx. 0.5 inch a month--you do the math ...Read more
I smoked once within the last 90 days. I took a hair follicle test a couple days ago and my question is will it show up?
Can you clarify: what you smoked and what is being tested for? ...Read more
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