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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inflammation of the tubular epithelial sheath of a hair.

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  • Waxing can cause postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, inflammatory papules, and folliculitis on some people.
  • Antibacterial soaps are very effective in fighting folliculitis or back acne, but they are extremely drying.
  • Lithium, a drug used to treat both epilepsy and bipolar disorder, can cause horrendous acne and chronic folliculitis, and it can exacerbate psoriasis.
  • Direct skin contact can cause various kinds of rashes, including generalized skin irritation, or something known as “folliculitis” from oil-clogged skin pores. for more
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