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What Can I Use To Treat Folliculitis On My Chest
Folliculitis is 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 bacterial infection may follow. Common symptoms may include a rash, itching, and ...Read more
Why is pityrosporum folliculitis very stubborn to treat?. I've been using Nizoral (ketoconazole) for months now and i still get pustules on my chest and back.
Go see your doctor: The first question is whether the pustules are still due to pitysorum. A re-evaluation by you doctor would be helpful. ...Read more
I've been prescribed 100mg Minomycin for folliculitis. I've used it for almost a week and it's worse than ever on my chest, back and face. Any ideas?
Takes longer to work: It takes longer than a week.Use for another week and if still no better call the prescribing doctor ...Read more
I have folliculitis on the chest area. It's a small area. I am given me a oral medicine. When i stop the medicine, the pimple do arrive again.
Folliculitis: Folliculitis can be a difficult and chronic condition. You may need to take oral antibiotics for quite a while...Maybe months ....Maybe longer. If you add a benzoyl peroxide wash it might help control your problem.It is basically a form of acne at the hair follicle so it can linger on for a long time an need chronic treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been told I have pityrosporum folliculitis- slightly rough pink papules non-itchy on chest/back. 1. What are the best oral and topical meds? 2. Is jojoba oil ok? 3. How do I reduce the redness?
Ketoconazole: A course of oral ketoconazole and topical ketoconazole shampoo is currently the recommended treatment. Oral medication should be discontinued when the lesions resolve. Because relapse almost always occurs when treatment is withdrawn, topical ketoconazole is indefinitely continued after successful initial treatment with oral medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have some very small hardly noticeable bumps on my chest and back (between my shoulder blades). I was in a hot tub a few days ago, but it was properly maintained and my rash looks nothing like the pictures of hot tub folliculitis. I am a runner, could i
Red bumps on my stomach. They spread to my chest and then arms and thighs. Been in hottub. Spread out, feel like ingrown hair, no itch, folliculitis ?
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