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What Is Folliculitis
Inflamation: This is the name of the inflamation of the hair follicules of the skin. Most of the time is due to a imbalance between the bacterias in the skin they colonize the follicules and the body produce and inflamatory process in order to eradicates and destroy the offending bacteria. The most common bacterias are streptococcus species but one of the most important nowday is staphylococcus aureus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dimple warts: These are little lesions in which a poxvirus proliferates. They itch, eventually a cheese-like white mass comes out that's made almost entirely of viruses, and the infection can be spread on the fingers. There are a variety of ways of treating them. They should not be considered evidence of abuse or poor hygiene. They are annoying but not dangerous. ...Read more
Here are some...: Vesiculitis denotes the occurrence of inflammation of seminal vesicles which may be caused by bacterial infection or unknown cause, is a rare diagnosis which is probably deduced from clinical suspicion, suspicion on digital rectal exam, and / or imaging studies such ultrasound or CT or MRI. Ask the treating doc for individual details timely. ...Read more
Inflamed sperm. cord: Funiculitis is inflammation of the spermatic cord, which contains the blood supply to the testis and the vas deferens. This condition can be revealed by physical examination and ultrasound findings. Typical findings on ultrasound include a thickened spermatic cord that is echogenic, with increased blood flow. This may be accompanied by a reactive hydrocele. ...Read more
A skin infection: Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection of infants and babies. It causes blisters or sores on the face, mostly around the mouth and the nose. These sores break and ooze, forming a yellowish crust over the infected area. Although it usually goes away on its own, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics to avoid complications. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Autoimmune disease: When the body is working normally, the body’s immune system kills germs and “bad” cells that could turn into cancer. Sometimes, instead of killing only bad cells, something goes wrong and the immune system starts to attack healthy cells. That is called an autoimmune response. It is what happens in lupus. In other words, if you have lupus, your body is attacking itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Many Causes: Cellulitis is an inflammation (red, hot swollen and tender) of the skin and soft tissues. It can be cause by many things such as bacteria, sunburn, vein disease and trauma all of which have different treatments. Depending on where it occurs and what is the cause, changes the treatment. If you keep having recurrences, the treatments are wrong, seek another opinion. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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