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University of British ColumbiaThank you for your contribution. There are 2 important points that you raise here. First, the importance of cleanliness and sanitation in controlling conditions such as folliculitis. Also, the causes may be multiple and include a component of... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESThe first question that I have is do you have bacterial folliculitis. Occasionally, I have seen cases of herpes virus infection appear on the buttock; inexperienced clinicians can easily and often mistake this for folliculitis. Such cases often... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineHas a diagnosis of seborrhea or eosinophilic folliculitis been made by a dermatologist? Often use of an antifungal shampoo (such as 2% ketoconazole) as a soap on a regular basis can be helpful. Checking for methicillin resistance staph often... Read more »
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Posted by Mauell, 1 ReplyHello everybody, could someone please describe me what is and how is Eosinophilic folliculitis. Thanks in advance Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesi had damn folliculitis and its hiv related along with 50 other hiv related things how the hell can u tell me i dont have it from my exposure.
i never had any of this crap the folliculitis went away and now its back i got it 5 weeks after exposure... Read more »
Posted by Anonymousif i had folliculitis on my chest a month after unprotected receptive vaginal sex and had an accompanying flu and have never had the skin changes before or since should i be worried? was this that ARS?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI have had folliculitis breakout on my chest and has remained for 3 months, is this consistent with HIV. I have a neg- result 10 weeks post exposure. I have had 3 colds, with sore throat and headaches as well. Read more »
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