Category Archives: Folliculitis FAQs

Can You Cure Hot Tub Folliculitis?

Folliculitis is becoming more and more common and as it turns out, most folks don’t ever realize they have or had it as it can often go away on its own. So, you might be asking, “what is folliculitis?”. Folliculitis is a red, rash-like condition on the surface of the skin or more frankly, an inflammation of the hair follicles. It not only appears almost acne-like but can be very itchy too. As far as the cause, there are many reasons for it but usually it’s a […]

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Treating Folliculitis

Most skin condition can be uncomfortable not to mention unsightly. In the case of folliculitis it is often the bumpy inflammation of the hair follicles combines with itching that makes this skin complaint one that can get you down. But the good news is that is it easy treated and can stay at bay providing you take the appropriate measures. The main cause of folliculitis is said to be down to some kind of irritation of the hair follicles. This may be as a result of using […]

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Causes of Folliculitis

A follicle refers to a crust or cavity from which the hair emerges on the surface of the skin. The term folliculitis is used to describe the inflamed condition of the hair. Depending upon the causal organism, folliculitis causes can be characterized as follows: Bacterial Folliculitis Fungal Folliculitis Viral Folliculitis Parasitic Folliculitis Bacterial folliculitis Bacterial folliculitis develops when bacteria enters the body through a cut, scrape, surgical incision, or multiplies in the skin near a hair follicle. The bacteria can get trapped and the infection may spread […]

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Treating Scalp Folliculitis

Folliculitis, generally speaking, is an inflammation of the hair follicles and can happen pretty much anywhere on the body. Although folliculitis usually happens around the legs, chest and/or back, one can also get scalp folliculitis. The way to identify folliculitis is by the red, puffy, sometimes puss-filled bumps at the base of hair follicles. They are often itchy so if left untreated, not only can they look unsightly, therefore causing embarassment by the sufferer, but can potentially cause scarring if scratched too much. Most people are baffled […]

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