Folliculitis is a fairly common skin condition, this is not a dangerous disease but has a great impact on the aesthetics, health and life of the patient. It is necessary to find the exact cause of the disease in order to treat it effectively and avoid recurrence.
1. What is folliculitis?
Folliculitis is a condition in which the hair follicles become inflamed due to a fungal or bacterial infection. The disease can appear on many skin areas of the body such as the scalp, legs, arms, buttocks, armpits, face, etc.
The inflamed skin area causes itching, pain and discomfort. The inflamed hair follicles are clearly visible with papules, pustules, scabs, and abrasions. In some cases, there are many tiny white pimples in the hair follicles. In addition, patients may experience other symptoms such as ingrown hairs in the skin, itchy hair follicles, red spots, etc.
The cystic inflammatory nodules are dense, very unsightly, affecting the psychology and life of the patient. Severely inflamed hair follicles, complications of abscesses cause individual boils or in clusters. If not treated early, the disease can cause infection, hair loss and permanent scarring.
2. Causes of Folliculitis
There are many causes of this condition, the most common of which is an infection with Staphylococcus aureus. In addition, it can be caused by a fungus, a virus that attacks the hair follicle causing inflammation, or even because the hair that is growing has not come out of the surface of the skin, ingrown hairs.
Diseases that occur in different areas of the body also have different symptoms and causes. The scalp is the area with the densest hair follicle density, the palms, feet, lips and mucous membranes have no hair follicles.
3. Manifestations of folliculitis
Clusters of small red bumps or whiteheads develop around hair follicles, for example: Pus filled blisters burst; Itching, burning skin; ️Pain; A large bump or mass.
4. How to treat?
Today, home treatment solutions are always interested by many people, both convenient and fast, cost-effective and many other benefits. However, treatment depends on the cause and severity of the disease. In all cases, always consult a dermatologist, esthetician before taking medication to control infection and limit complications.
For mild infections, topical antibiotic creams can be effective along with antiseptic solutions or soaps. Oral antibiotics are usually indicated in cases of severe, deeper, or recurrent infections. If fungal folliculitis is suspected, topical or oral antifungal medications can be used, and antiviral medications if the cause is virus.
5. Does hair removal cure folliculitis?
Fortunately, the answer is yes. The birth of hair removal method using IPL light technology is a great step forward in the beauty industry to help remove hair permanently, while improving skin conditions such as folliculitis, dark skin, dark skin.
6. How does IPL technology affect folliculitis?
In particular, the high-intensity light that acts directly on hair follicles, for long-lasting hair removal, does not cause dry skin, improves folliculitis, has been certified as safe and effective by FDA.
IPL (Intense Pulsed Light) technology will go deep and stay in the skin for about 3 weeks to destroy the source of nutrients to each hair, make the hair weaker, softer and slowly fall out naturally as well as prevent the hair hair grows back.
The IPL hair removal technology not only does not cause inflammation of the pores, but also helps to support the root treatment of this condition. The IPL light will remove a large amount of dead skin cells, clean the infected area in the pores, help the pores clean and clear, the inflammation of the pores, curled hair is significantly improved after the treatment. thoroughly.
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