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Doctor insights on: Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (Pfb)

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What are some of the best prescribe medication for Pseudofolliculitis Barbae ?

What are some of the best prescribe medication for Pseudofolliculitis Barbae ?

Several...: The easiest cure is to let the beard grow. glycolic acid-based peels to be an effective and well-tolerated therapy which resulted in significantly fewer PFB lesions. Medications containing Allantoin and Azulene have been shown to reduce swelling, redness and itchiness. Salicylic acid peels can help. Prescription antibiotic gels (Benzamycin, Cleocin-T) or oral antibiotics, and Retin-A may be used. ...Read more

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I think i have Pseudofolliculitis barbae and i need a dr note asap for my job i start on wednesday can u help ?

I think i have Pseudofolliculitis barbae and i need a dr note asap for my job i start on wednesday can u help ?

Unrelated.: Pseudofolliculitis barbae should not need a doctor's note. If there is a concern about infection you will need to have a doctor see you to clear you for work if that is an issue. ...Read more

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Treatment for pseudofolliculitis?

Many things may help: The easiest answer is to stop shaving and grow a beard. If this isn't practical, then you can try to use one of the otc depilatory meds. That dissolve hair. These are strong and can't be used daily. There are prescription medications that may help. Also there are razors and shaving methods specific for this condition. ...Read more

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2 months ago I made A Barbae . 1 patch in the first month and 5 in the second. My pathes have hair but is transparent and are spreading. Please halp!

2 months ago I made A Barbae . 1 patch in the first month and 5 in the second. My pathes have hair but is transparent and are spreading. Please halp!

Talk to doc: Patches of hair loss in the beard area can have several possible causes: infections, trauma (pulling on beard), reaction to soaps, etc. & other illnesses. Alopecia barbae is a diagnosis of exclusion, made when other causes have been excluded. The cause of A. barbae isn't clear & the course is different & unpredictable in the people affected. Your doc can diagnose, treat or refer to dermatologist ...Read more

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Skin itch ?

Skin itch ?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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Do aks itch?

Do aks itch?

Not usually: If you are having itching or the aks are spreading, consult your dermatologist. ...Read more