Folliculitis

The average person has 5 million hairs. Hair grows all over your body except on your lips, palms, and the soles of your feet. It takes about a month for healthy hair to grow half an inch. Most hairs grow for up to six years and then fall out. New hairs grow in their place. Hair helps keep you warm. It also protects your eyes, ears and nose from small particles in the air. Common problem with the hair and scalp include hair loss, infections, and flaking.

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hair problems
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10 yr boy c/o lesions over nose and periorbital region since 2 months despite taking full treatment course. Multiple n...See More

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Yes it is folliculitis So far recurrence is concerned you can Express pus out of it and sen for c&s so proper antibiotics can be choosen Commonly these are staphylococcal and response to macrolides and cephalosporins Locally mupirocin or...


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