Bacteria does. Hormones can to. Folliculitis has nothing to do with internal organs or anything like that.
based on the patient's medical history and observations. Laboratory analysis of the substance drained from a pustule can be used to distinguish bacterial folliculitis from fungal folliculitis.
No, folliculitis will note cause a false positive HSV2 result.
The drug griseofulvin (Fulvicin) and topical antifungal medications are used to treat fungal folliculitis.
If properly treated, the symptoms of bacterial folliculitis generally disappear in about two weeks. Fungal folliculitis should clear up within six weeks. But it can worsen if the condition is misdiagnosed
Telling the DifferenceYou can tell the difference by the area of the body that is affected.
If you mean folliculitis, it is the inflaming of hair follicles.
Small, yellowish-white blister-like lumps (pustules) surrounded by narrow red rings are usually present with both bacterial folliculitis and fungal folliculitis. Hair can grow through or alongside of the pustules, which sometimes ooze blood-stained pus
can cause boils and, in rare instances, serious skin infections. Bacteria from folliculitis can enter the blood stream and travel to other parts of the body.
impetigo and folliculitis