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Folliculitis

Also known as Boils, Carbuncles, Furunculosis

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  • Folliculitis how I got rid of it

    Heya since I had real struggles with folliculitis, I’d thought I’d share my remedies that worked. So I get folliculitis on my chest and forehead for a year now. Had lot of stress before it occurred, so had a weak immune system. First I was using Nizoral for months 2x daily - drying my skin like …

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  • Folliculitis contained

    i had a severe folliculitis all over my face and scalp. Do me a favor dont take antibiotic. 1 Zinc tablet in the morning 1 tumeric tablet in the evening 1 Garlic tablet whenever you like Use head and shoulder shampoo daily Cut down your yeast Brown rice over white rice I specialize in craft beer …

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  • Are vaginal boils/abscesses dangerous? I'm scared

    Hi, about two weeks ago i noticed my upper labia I think was swollen so I guessed it was one of those foruncles one gets after shaving. I drain it but it was just a tiny ammount of pus and then lots of blood came out. I cleaned it with alcohol and then I left it alone and I realized It was swelling …

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  • Bumps/pustules on scalp!

    In the past 1-2 years, I have developed itchy, red bumps all over my scalp. Some look like red bumps, some are pustules. I've been to the doctor 3 times for it, and they have told me that I have folliculitis of the scalp. One time I was prescribed mupirocin ointment, and another I was …

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  • I have HS for 1,5 years

    I have been suffering from Hidradenitis Suppurativa for a year and a half Non Stop. I heard yesterday that CAV is good for it. Has anyone used it. Or can anyone recommend anything please

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  • Folliculitis on body

    I've had these red spots at the base of every hair on my legs and lower stomach for at least 5 years now. I've been to two dermatologist and they both say I have folliculitis. The other one gave me a prescription to a cream which I used for two weeks morning and evening but I couldn't …

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  • Boil on my foreskin for a few weeks, help?

    I’ve had what seems to be a boil/spot on my foreskin for about a month now. It isn’t really changing but when I squeeze it some puss comes out each time, but not much- like a spot but it doesn’t go and not all of it comes out. I’m not sexually active so it’s unlikely it’s that. Just worried about …

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  • Getting rid of folliculitis

    I've been coming to the forum's and reading from time to time to see what's the latest on folliculitis . I'm currently 34years of age , I got the infection on the back of my scalp/neck when I was 16 years old, 18 years I've had it, i been to doctors and dermatologists, same …

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  • Folliculitis dacalvans

    Hey guys, i was dealing with folliculitis decalvans since 2013, ive seen possibly ever dermatologist in my city, they all prescribed the same meds but i never took them. I wanted to find a natural cure and i think i found it. I went on my fist vacation in the south and let me tell you, spending …

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  • Re occuring Scalp Folliculitis

    It has been 3 times I have recovered from scalp folliculitis by different medications and all...And after all these years, I came to know the root cause of my scalp folliculitis which is excessive sweating.. I usually sweat when I play basketball or working out in a gym.. I have joined gym 2 times …

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  • Keratosis pilaris

    Recently diagnosed with this extremely itchy rash predominantly on my upper arms. Balneum plus prescribed which is temporarily soothing plus a gentle steroid cream. for me the itching is so bad I have to depend on telfast antihistamine tablets daily to provide relief,otherwise I would scratch and …

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  • Boil or cyst? Please help!

    Hello, I have a rather awkward situation indeed. I have struggled with cysts and folliculitis in the past, as well as recently having a bartholin cyst. However now I have some type of boil or cyst on my bottom! I can't sit down or walk without being in a fair bit of pain. My doctor told me to …

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  • Low dose accutane

    Hello! I was reading about someone's post however when I hit reply I got redirected. This person was having a really hard time on accutane, dry lips etc. I have some advice: Ask your doctor to BRING DOWN YOUR DOSE. I was previously on a higher dose (can't remember what it was -- it was …

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  • reacurring boils

    Hello, i have been getting boils in my groin area and thighs for about 4 years now. i have gone to my dr many many times. I have had blood tests to rule out diabeties. they have never taken a swap from me even when i have gone with boils in full swing but nothing is done. They now say there is …

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  • I have folliculitus on the each side of my head kinda to...

    I have folliculitus on the each side of my head kinda tords the back. I have had this for about 4 years. the past few months though its been really bad. note: my head is shaved on the sides. Anyways, a few days ago i went to the doctor, this guy was indeed really nice and when he looked at it he …

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  • Recurrent boils on buttocks for the past 2 years

    I have been having recurrent boils on my buttocks for the past 2 years. The first boil I had formed on my left buttock, where my leg meets my butt. This first boil came and went after a week or so. It came back a month later and I was put on antibiotics. It came back a third time and I had to have …

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  • Boils or STD?

    Hello everyone, Some background information, I had this boil around my groin for some time now and it used to be around for a while but it went away. I had protected anal sex about a month ago as well. A few days ago, this boil came back up bigger than it was before. I decided to drain it and a …

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  • Swollen red spot on labia: is it serious?

    Hi, I’m a 23 year old female who recently noticed a swollen spot on my labia. It seems to be an ingrown hair that is deep below the surface, but I’m not sure because I haven’t shaved in some time. It doesn’t hurt and hasn’t caused any serious discomfort, however it had gotten to be quite red and …

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  • HELP bumps on vagina..

    I have had these bumps on my vagina for over 3-4 months now. I have tons to the doctor for own, that he said apparently was an abscess and he cut it open. Now it is a scar. Well more keep popping up and coming and going and NOTHING helps. I’m gonna go to the doctor again soon, he has anyone else …

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  • Malassezia folliculitis help

    Hi I got diagnosis for malassezia folliculitis about 3 months ago it's all over my back and chest and neck and forehead sometimes feels like sand paper lol.. We av tried selsun and nizoral but nothing seems to be helping does any one else suffer bad

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  • Does this sound like folliculitis?

    So, my partner and I both got red pimple like rash in our underwear line area a couple days after having sex.   Theyre scattered, red and prominent, and most of them have a hair coming out of the middle. Not super sore, but kind of tender to touch, and most look like they have a white center. …

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  • my "solution" for foliculitis

    I've had this foliculitis thing going for the better part of a year. Painful irritated pimple-like bumps and clusters all over my thighs, butt, back, shoulders. Normally they just flare up and die down. But sometimes they form white heads, pop, bleed, ooze, or become infected staph cysts that …

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  • Lump on thigh

    Hello. A lump which I had about four months ago on my thigh has reappeared in the same place. It is swollen, sore, but feels really soft and moist. A bit of the skin peeled off leaving some raw skin. Does anyone know what this is. Thanks

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  • Is this a boil?

    Could someone tell me if this looks like a boil, I have had it on my leg before but it seems to have reoccurred. Thanks

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  • Itchy, infected and sensitive skin for 6 months, please help.

    So a very long story short, about 6 months ago I noticed my skin started to itch all over.  After about 3 weeks of itching with no visible rash, i started to noticed red inflamed/infected hair follicles all over my inner thigh. None of them had pus in them, just a red ring around the follicle …

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  • Folliculitis for 6 years, seeking for help

    Hello, I have folliculits for a 6 years now, after seeing a lot of doctors and trying antibiotics, anti bacterial soup, acupuncture (Who helped for a little while), probiotics and tumetric pills nothing seems to help. one doctor told me that after biopsy he will find a solution, the biopsy …

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  • Cure to folliculitis.

    I have the solution! After years of spending thousands of dollars going to dermatologists and taking a ridiculous amount of medications, it's ridiculous that something so cheap could solve my folliculitis issue within 2 weeks. Do yourself a favor and follow these steps every night before you go …

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  • Hair removal for Folliculitis?

    Hi. Does anyone know if hair removal is available on nhs for Folliculitis? Suffered with with this for nearly 3 years and nothing works. Suffer with it on my genital area which is now spreading to my inner thigh. Ive been prescribed washes which dont seem to help and umpteen amounts of antibiotics. …

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