What is included in patient education about gram-negative folliculitis?

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Mordechai M Tarlow, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Educate patients that gram-negative folliculitis is a different disease entity and that the treatment of the primary disease (acne or rosacea) is causing the gram-negative folliculitis. If antibiotic therapy is used, make patients aware that treatment is usually only suppressive.


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