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Doctor insights on: Pseudofolliculitis

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Folliculitis genital area?

Folliculitis genital area?

Folliculitis: Staphylococcal folliculitis. Your doctor may prescribe an antibiotic that you apply to your skin (topical), that you take by mouth (oral), or both. Your doctor may also recommend that you avoid shaving the affected area until the infection heals. If you must shave, use either an electric razor or clean razor blade every time. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair /cyst?

Ingrown hair /cyst?

Surgical removal: Treatment of choice surgical removal.

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Does hair grow over alopecia barbae?

Does hair grow over alopecia barbae?

Many a times: Alopecia Barbae = Bald spots in bearded areas. See Dermatologist. (Many a times the hair grows back - not all of them. The treatments that help sometimes are 1.Minoxidil 2. Cortizone creams (more help with injections) and 3. ? Anthralin cream or ointment.) ...Read more

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Does folliculitis resemble herpes?

Does folliculitis resemble herpes?

Not exactly.: Folliculitis typically appears like red pus bumps, with each bump forming over a hair follicle. Herpes is typically described as a crop or cluster of vesicles. The vesicles usually have a clear fluid in the center of the bump and are painful or itchy. See your dermatologist for proper diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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What is perifolliculitis capitus?

What is perifolliculitis capitus?

Perifolliculitis cap: Perifolliculitis capitis abscedens et suffodiens or dissecting cellulitis of the scalp is a suppurative scalp disease of unknown cause although there are several theories. Spitzer first described the disease in 1903, and hoffman named it descriptively in 1907. If you think that you may have this you should see an experienced dermatologist and follow their directions. ...Read more

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Can vinegar remove folliculitis scars?

Can vinegar remove folliculitis scars?

Forever but better: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more

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Hidradenitis suppurativa disease from shaving?

Hidradenitis suppurativa disease from shaving?

Hydranitis suppurati: It is a skin disease that most commonely affects area bearing apocrine glands or sebacious glands, such as under arms, breasrs, inner thighs, groin and buttocks.It presents with one or more red tender bumps, lesion often enlarge and break and drain pus.After several recurrences scarring may occur.It usually starts after puberty, may persist for years and may get worse over time. ...Read more

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Can dermatologist treat frizzy hair?

No: There are various hair products that might help with crazy hairyou could try some of those and see if they work. If they don't you might want to talk to your hair stylist. ...Read more

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Skin tag, cancer or ingrown hair?

Skin tag, cancer or ingrown hair?

Neither: Skin tag (medical term is acrochordon) is a small benign tumor that forms primarily in areas where the skin forms creases, such as the neck, armpit, and groin. They may also occur on the face, usually on the eyelids. Acrochorda are harmless and typically painless, and do not grow or change over time. ...Read more

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Will a pimple or ingrown hair cause skin infection?

Pimple: At times a pimple or ingrown hair may show signs of infection ( increased redness , warm to touch , painful ) . See a dermatologist for treatment with appropriate antibacterials. ...Read more

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Can hirsuties papillaris genitalis be cured?

Can hirsuties papillaris genitalis be cured?

Yes: If you dislike the little bumps, you can have them lasered off. It is your choice, and depending on how you and your partner feel, they may be considered a "plus". They are a personal variant, and it is your choice. ...Read more

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Can waxing facial hair cause eczema?

Can waxing facial hair cause eczema?

Unlikely: If you are allergic to waxing it may give you hives but not eczema. Mostlikely it is irritating to your skin and you should consider laser hair removal or tweezing instead. ...Read more

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Does herpes be mistakrb for zit or ingrown hair?

Does herpes be mistakrb for zit or ingrown hair?

Misdiagnosis: Herpes can always be mistaken for another cause. Sometimes the herpes rash can look different at varying stages of infection, hence giving it an uncharacteristic appearance. To be sure, a physician can utilize laboratory testing to confirm or refute the suspected diagnosis. ...Read more

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Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

Ingrown hair within shaving bump's on my face?

This is common: Sometime this can also lead to a foliculitis called foliculitis barbae. ...Read more

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A dermatologist cure the Ingrowing toenail infection?

A dermatologist cure the Ingrowing toenail infection?

Ingrown toenail: A podiatrist is the doctor to go to for evaluation and treatment of an ingrown toenail. ...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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Does a pimple or ingrown hair cause infection?

Does a pimple or ingrown hair cause infection?

They can be : The pimple (acne?) or ingrown hair can get infected, but don't cause infection. Organisms such as bacteria, viruses, yeasts, or parasites cause infection. ...Read more

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How to cure ingrown hairs due to lichen simplex chronicus?

Use a loofa: chronic ingrowing hairs from any cause can be helped by using a loofa. the loofa removes dead skin cells which often clog the hair follicle. by keeping the follicle opening clear of obstruction, the hairs will be more likely to grow normally. ...Read more