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Since there are so many causes of folliculitis, precision in diagnosis is often difficult. If it becomes necessary to see a physician, it is often essential to culture for microorganisms and occasionally to perform a biopsy of the follicular tissue for pathologic examination. For noninfectious causes it is critical to obtain a history that accurately implicates exposure to an inciting agent. Certain auto-inflammatory conditions may have a characteristic clinical appearance that the physician can recognize.
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