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Is there any relation between folliculitis and alopecia? Can untreated folliculities in scalp cause alopecia?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and Yes

Chronic folliculitis may result in scarring that causes alopecia areata.

In brief: Yes and Yes

Chronic folliculitis may result in scarring that causes alopecia areata.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Robert Jackson
More likely dissecting cellulitis, folliculitis decalvans, lichen planopilaris.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Please see a dermatologist.
Some types of folliculitis on the scalp causes scarring and this leads to alopecia.

In brief: Yes

Please see a dermatologist.
Some types of folliculitis on the scalp causes scarring and this leads to alopecia.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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