Folliculitis Pictures

Folliculitis

What Is Folliculitis? Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicles, from which the hair grow. Folliculitis is not the same as acne (Picture 1). Acne primarily involve only oil (sebaceus) glands that are clogged with oil (sebum) and shed skin cells. Acne may subsequently get infected and affect the whole hair >> Read More ...

Hot Tub Folliculitis

What is Hot Tub Folliculitis? Hot tub (spa pool) folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicles caused by a bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which often thrives in new, poorly chlorinated, especially wooden hot tubes or whirlpools (Picture 1). Ask a Doctor Online Now! Picture 1. Hot tub Symptoms of Hot Tub >> Read More ...

Folliculitis Pictures

What is Folliculitis? Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicles, the tiny tunnels in the skin from which hair grows. It occurs when the hair follicles become irritated and an infection then sets in. This may be seen with damage to the follicle as a result of shaving, friction with clothing, scratching, or an >> Read More ...