What are the signs and symptoms of deep folliculitis?

Updated: Oct 08, 2020
  • Author: Elizabeth K Satter, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Patients with deep folliculitis usually have longer-standing lesions and more often report pain and sometimes suppurative drainage. Persistent or recurrent lesions may result in scarring and permanent hair loss. Patients may also develop folliculitis following laser epilation. [33]


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