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Candidiasis Folliculitis

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Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Conclusion Introduction Oral candidiasis, which is also called thrush, is a fungal infection of the mouth and/or throat. Candidiasis of the throat is called esophageal...
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is folliculitis a symptom of aids

Is recurring folliculitis a sign of AIDS?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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Managing Folliculitis

The problem of folliculitis. Everyone's manifestation of this responds differently to treatments; however, upon experimentation, I found a rather benign and effective treatment that was unexpected (which I shared with my ID doctor).I use...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Thank 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 »

Folliculitis and possible treatment

Several months ago, my Dr diagnosed me with Folliculitis. I was given oral antibiotics which lasted about two weeks. My case is a bit embarrassing as the folliculitis appears on my behind. I have become extremely self conscious and embarrassed about...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
The 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 »

Managing folliculitis

I read through the postings here (including one of my own) regarding the problem of folliculitis. I have some more questions.Recently, as far back as a few months, I experienced a very painful outbreak on my back. Antibiotics cleared it up, but...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Has 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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Eosinophilic folliculitis

Posted by Mauell, 1 Reply
Hello everybody, could someone please describe me what is and how is Eosinophilic folliculitis. Thanks in advance Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i 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 Anonymous
if 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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Folliculitis, with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I 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 »