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Can you have fungal and bacterial folliculitis at the same time and what's the treatment?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Yes

This sounds like the tinea versicolor variant with little pustules around the hair bases.
These can become bacterially superinfected. Focus on the fungal infection with a good anti-fungal -- a single big ketoconazole tablet followed by working up an intense sweat in the fitness center might work a minor miracle for you.

In brief: Yes

This sounds like the tinea versicolor variant with little pustules around the hair bases.
These can become bacterially superinfected. Focus on the fungal infection with a good anti-fungal -- a single big ketoconazole tablet followed by working up an intense sweat in the fitness center might work a minor miracle for you.
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