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Worst Folliculitis Symptom
Whats the difference symptom wise between herpes and folliculitis? Can herpes be in pubic hair area or must it be on the penis? Really want advice....
What are symptoms of cellulitis? How do you tell the difference between cellulitis and folliculitis?
See below: Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and subcutaneous tissue caused by a small or microscopic break in the skin that allows staphylococcus or streptococcus colonizing the skin to enter and cause infection. It causes the skin to turn a diffuse red color with warmth, swelling and tenderness.Folliculitis is infection of the hair follicles with inflammation and small pustules of the hair follicles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any way to tell if my folliculitis is fungal or bacterial by it's appearance, causes, symptoms etc?
YES: Please get a medical examination, evaluation, diagnosis, testing and evaluation. ...Read more
Is folliculitis a sign of hiv? Bearing in mind I have had a rapid finger prick test at 17weeks & it was negative.
No it is not: no it is not folliculitis is a seperate problem if you are concern about your immune system in general you can boost it by eating healthy food and take extra vitamin C and ZINK they are temorary solution but id does help some keep getting tested as your doctor will advise you ...Read more
10mth rash..2derms, 10 diff meds that didn't help. I think Pityrosporum Folliculitis, fits all symptoms. Why will no one give me an antifungal?
Have you tried: asking 1 of the Dermatologists for an antifungal? ...Read more
Rash like symptoms that resemble folliculitis in the genital region at base of shaft by hair region tried home remedies no luck ?
Stop shaving?: Pubic area folliculitis is very common these days, especially in people who shave the pubic area. See a doctor for a possible culture test to see if you're carrying staph or strep, and whether a prescription might help. If you shave the area, you may have to stop and go natural. ...Read more
Is folliculitis an early sign of acute HIV infection ?If so, please please show me a picutre. I have many rash and folliculitis .
Little skin bumps: Folliculitis is inflammation of hair follicles. Follicles are tiny canals that extend down into the skin, and many contain an oil gland, and a hair follicle.Men have more hairs than women. The folliculits can be caused by a bacteria germ, but most often there is no germ. Waxing, shaving and oily lotions can cause clogged pores and then inflammation, or folliculitis. It may itch or hurt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Let untreated, if may go on for years, with the infection spreading from one follicle to the next. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more