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Describe hot tub folliculitis?

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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Uncleaned hot tub.

Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles.
The bacteria causing the infection is called pseudomonas aeruginosa, and is associated with skin contacting bacteria-contaminated water in hot tubs or whirlpools. The infection is treated with antibiotics. The cdc has an excellent facts website all on the subject of hot tub rash.

In brief: Uncleaned hot tub.

Hot tub folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles.
The bacteria causing the infection is called pseudomonas aeruginosa, and is associated with skin contacting bacteria-contaminated water in hot tubs or whirlpools. The infection is treated with antibiotics. The cdc has an excellent facts website all on the subject of hot tub rash.
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