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Scalp Acne Problems a How to Guide

Scalp acne, the mildest form of which is also known as scalp folliculitis, occurs more frequently than most people realize. Just about everyone knows what acne is and that it commonly breaks out on the face, chest, arms and on the back. But acne also appears on other parts of the body as well, and unless you’re someone with acne in one of these ‘other’ areas, you may not have realized this. Scalp acne and those similar to it, are often triggered during periods of great stress. […]

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Treating Scalp Folliculitis

Folliculitis, generally speaking, is an inflammation of the hair follicles and can happen pretty much anywhere on the body. Although folliculitis usually happens around the legs, chest and/or back, one can also get scalp folliculitis. The way to identify folliculitis is by the red, puffy, sometimes puss-filled bumps at the base of hair follicles. They are often itchy so if left untreated, not only can they look unsightly, therefore causing embarassment by the sufferer, but can potentially cause scarring if scratched too much. Most people are baffled […]

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