Looking for a Dermatologest for Folliculitis in NYC
My boyfried is 23years male and has severe folliculitis in his scalp.
We are looking for a specialist in NYC. Please let me know if you know the best Doctor for Folliculitis in NYC.
Thank you very much!
Folliculitis starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing or blockage of the follicle. In most cases of folliculitis, the damaged follicles are then infected with the bacteria Staphylococcus (staph).
Please keep the area clean and apply some topical antiseptics. Also use an antibacterial soap or mild soap like dove. Avoid any kind of cosmetics. Topical antibiotics such as mupirocin or neomycin containing ointment are also useful. In case the symptoms persist then oral antibiotics may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.
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