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Folliculitis Topic Guide

Folliculitis Folliculitis:

Folliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicles and surrounding tissue. Symptoms and signs include redness, swelling, and possible pustule formation around the hair follicles. Folliculitis may be treated with a topical steroid.

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