What is the medical term meaning localized area of inflammation around hair follicles or sebaceous glands?
Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicles. BOIL ======================= It is rather Acne Vulgaris. If the sebaceous glands, which drains sebum into the hair shaft, produce too much sebum (common in adolescence), the hair shafts could be blocked. This blockage can cause multiplication of the trapped bacteria, and that can lead to infection, commonly known as acne or spots. acne vulgaris
Inflammation of the sebaceous glands or apocrine sweat glands of the eye due to infection is called a stye. A stye will manifest as small, painful, red bump(s) on the lower edge of the eyelid(s). If the red bump(s) are not painful, then it may be a chalazion. This is also caused by an inflammed sebaceous gland.
Blepharedema is swelling of the eyelid. In contrast, blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelid follicles. it's your eyes trying to force their way out of your head. if you don't do something about it, like pushing your eyes back, they will fall out in a few hours. It depends on where in the eyelid the swelling is located and the cause. Blepharitis is chronic inflammation of the eyelid. Chalazion is a blocked gland in the…