Folliculitis Symptoms

Infection by sending white blood cells infection combating cells to the infected follicles. This can outcome in the formation of pus-filled blisters. In several cases folliculitis can lead to the growth of a boil. For more information on symptoms and complications, refer to symptoms of folliculitis.

The most common parts for folliculitis symptoms include:

•    Thighs
•    Scalp
•    Beard area in men
•    Underarms, groin, or legs in women
•    Buttocks

Person lesions of folliculitis include pus-filled bumps (pustules) centered on hair follicles. These pus-filled bumps may be pierced by an ingrown hair, can vary in size from 2–5 mm, and are frequently surrounded by an edge of pink to red, inflamed skin. Irregularly, a folliculitis lesion can erupt to form a scab on the surface of the skin.

Mild and reasonable cases of folliculitis are often tender or itchy. More severe cases of folliculitis, which may be deeper and may affect the entire hair follicle, may be painful.

Mild and moderate cases usually clear speedily with Folliculitis Treatment and leave no scars. On the other hand more severe cases of folliculitis may guide to complications, such as cellulitis (an infection of the deeper skin tissue), scarring, or permanent hair loss.