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What sort of disorder is folliculitis?

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Dr. Michael Jones
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In brief: Boils

The common name is a "boil".
It is an infection of a hair follicle usually by a staph or strep bacteria. For those with recurrent boils it is possible they harbor this bacteria just inside the nose. This can be treated. See your physician.

In brief: Boils

The common name is a "boil".
It is an infection of a hair follicle usually by a staph or strep bacteria. For those with recurrent boils it is possible they harbor this bacteria just inside the nose. This can be treated. See your physician.
Dr. Michael Jones
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