• fungal
  • Abstract Folliculitis has many etiologies including bacterial, fungal, viral and parasitic. (scribd.com)
  • Some patients may benefit from systemic narrow-spectrum penicillinase-resistant penicillins (such as dicloxacillin in US, or flucloxacillin in UK) Fungal folliculitis can worsen with antibiotics and may require an oral antifungal such as Fluconazole. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fungal folliculitis (also known as Majocchi granuloma) is a skin condition characterized by a deep, pustular type of tinea circinata resembling a carbuncle or kerion. (wikipedia.org)
  • boils
  • Folliculitis may also lead to the development of furuncles ( Furunculosis ), commonly called boils, or carbuncles ( Carbunculosis ), usually caused by Staphylococcus aureus. (med-help.net)
  • may be confused with chicken pox may crust over typically occur on neck, armpit, or groin may present as genital lesions spreading from leg to arm to body through improper treatment with antibiotics Most carbuncles, boils, and other cases of folliculitis develop from Staphylococcus aureus. (wikipedia.org)
  • pustules
  • Folliculitis nares perforans is characterized by small pustules near the tip of the inside of the nose, lesions that become crusted, and when the crust is removed it is found that the bulbous end of the affected vibrissa is embedded in the inspissated material. (wikipedia.org)
  • rash
  • citation needed] Hot tub folliculitis appears on the skin in the form of a rash, roughly resembling chicken pox and then develops further to appear as a pimple. (wikipedia.org)
  • compress
  • A less-invasive treatment for folliculitis is placing a warm compress made with saltwater or Burow's solution on the impacted area, explains WebMD. (reference.com)