Are there other symptoms present? Folliculitis is inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It starts when hair follicles are damaged by friction from clothing, blockage of the follicle, or shaving. In most cases of folliculitis, the damaged follicles are then infected with bacteria.
It presents with a rash, itching, and pimples or pustules near a hair follicle in the neck,, back groin, or genital area. The pimples may also crust over. Hot, moist compresses may promote drainage of the affected follicles. Treatment may include oral or topical antibiotics. However, it can recur.
If it persists, it would be best to have this evaluated further for proper management. This could lead to boil or skin abscess and become infected.Take care and keep us posted.