Tag Archives: Folliculitis

Over-the-counter treatment for folliculitis

over-the-counter treatment for folliculitis

Folliculitis is one of the most common skin conditions. Folliculitis can be caused by extreme sweating, shaving, friction of human skin against different fabric or infected cuts. In this skin condition, the main symptoms include red and pink little bumps which appear at the hair follicles. In most cases, folliculitis can be treated with over-the-counter products or remedies. If your ... Read More »

Hot Tub Rash Cure

Hot Tub Rash Cure

Hot tubs: fun, luxurious, and even sexy, they nonetheless come with inherent risks, built in alongside their super-powered massaging jets and mood lighting. At first, you may think, “Yeah, that’s obvious. A big pool of very hot water. You’re talking about drowning, or overheating, right?” Not quite. Something less conspicuous, though all the more insidious for it, lurks inside many ... Read More »

Pityrosporum Folliculitis Diet

Pityrosporum Folliculitis Diet

Pityrosporum folliculitis is a condition in which the yeast, also known as pityrosporum, manages to get into the hair follicles and multiply. This sets up itchy, acne-like eruptions. Itchy red pimples that have a white head at their center are a main characteristic of the rash. It can  occur on any region of the body that has hair on it. ... Read More »

13 Natural Remedies For Folliculitis

Natural Remedies For Folliculitis‏

While you can consider purchasing an over the counter antibiotic deep cream or antibacterial shampoo from your local drugstore for superficial treatments, we have prepared a list with the best natural remedies for folliculitis‏ that can do your body a world of good. If you put a store bought treatment vs a natural remedy, you will almost always notice that ... Read More »

Scalp Folliculitis Treatment

Scalp Folliculitis Treatment

Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle that can occur anywhere on the body. Scalp folliculitis  is usually a staph infection of the hair follicles on your head. Scalp folliculitis causes small pustules to form around the hair on the scalp that then crust over. They look like tiny pimples with a small red ring around the opening of ... Read More »

Folliculitis or Herpes

Folliculitis-or-Herpes

The most common types of herpes viruses are known as herpes type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes type 2 (HSV-2). Herpes type 1 is transmitted between people by close contact including kissing or sharing cups or eating utensils. It results in sores on the mouth, lips, and face. Herpes type 2, also known as genital herpes, is a sexually transmitted disease ... Read More »

Pityrosporum Folliculitis Treatment

Pityrosporum Folliculitis Treatment

If you’ve had acne your doctor has been treating with antibiotics and it still won’t go away, you may have been misdiagnosed. Instead of having regular pimples, you may have a condition called pityrosporum folliculitis, also known as malassezia folliculitis. Pitysporum folliculitis must be treated differently than everyday acne in order to heal up and disappear. Pityrosporum folliculitis is different ... Read More »

Is Folliculitis Contagious

Is Folliculitis Contagious

Is Folliculitis Contagious ? The answer should come as no shock to anyone who understands anything about this skin condition: yes, folliculitis is not only contagious, but highly so. If you live with someone that has been diagnosed with folliculitis, you have to keep in mind the following guidelines to try and avoid infection: Do not share your towels or ... Read More »

Folliculitis Symptoms

Folliculitis Symptoms

The real question that needs to be asked, but that nobody seems to ask in due time is “can folliculitis symptoms be noticed early enough to stop the evolution of the skin condition?“. Now, that could be a bit tricky, because some of the physical manifestations of folliculitis are strikingly similar with those belonging to other, more serious, skin diseases. ... Read More »

Scalp Folliculitis

Scalp Folliculitis

Scalp folliculitis is one of the many versions of folliculitis that are present all over the world. After hot tub folliculitis, it is the most common type of folliculitis, affecting almost a quarter of those diagnosed with any kind of skin disease. Scalp folliculitis has a whole palette of non – medical names, describing either its origin or its placement. ... Read More »