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Can doxycycline be used to treat folliculitis? so far it's made it flair up?

Posted 26 Apr 2016 by anonymiss111 1 answer

My dermatologist prescribed me it. Went on it for about 2 weeks and it got worse. I stopped taking it for 3 days until my pharmacist talked me into taking it and said 'it gets worse before it gets better' and I didn't give it enough time. Is this true? I had a mild case to begin with ...

Healing Malassezia Folliculitis?

Posted 4 days ago by mng2018 1 answer

Turns out I have a rash, Malassezia Folliculitis. I’ve been using nizoral shampoo for a couple minutes then washing it off, and it’s helped significantly. It’s now drying up though and a lot of the little blockages are sticking out. Should I let them come out on their own? Or ...

How long before topamax side effects are gone?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 by jessicaleighxo 1 answer

I was on 50mg of Topamax 2 times a day for bipolar for about 2 months and I got horrible side effects. Body odor, eczema, folliculitis, a rash on my chest whenever I was hot or showered, yeast infections, my piercings rejected, the list goes on and on. I stopped taking it at the request of my ...

Keflex for folliculitis/recurrent boils?

Posted 31 Jul 2017 by matthewatdf 0 answers

I have had recurrent boils on my thighs/buttocks and lower abdomen. For years, I've been susceptible the odd boil on my rear due to mild folliculitis. However, over the past several months this has worsened to the point where I'm getting these boils more persistently and around new areas ...

Dermatological Disorders - What's the best way to help chronic itchiness?

Posted 11 Jul 2017 by Alicestellabee 0 answers

So I have classic type eosinophilic folliculitis which basically means I am covered in little fluid filled bumps that are extremely itchy, then I scratch them, they weep, I get a dry scabby scaly patch that's itchy and the cycle continues. It's really bad on my face, arms and back. I ...

Abscess packing - holiday weekend help?

Posted 3 Jul 2017 by Amelia-a 0 answers

Hello! I was just diagnosed with folliculitis last week & was put on Bactrim. A painful abscess formed under my arm & the morning I was to see the doctor as I was walking I felt it burst. It was so big it needed medical attention & was no question, infected. I went on Friday & ...

Recurrent staph infection on face causing Folliculitis?

Posted 23 Jun 2016 by Flightvk2 2 answers

It began as impetigo and would return after Amoxcillin so Augmentin Duo 3 day course was taken and it went. In its place I have had very bad Folliculitis that constantly grows Staph when swabs are taken. Amoxcillin is the only antibiotic that clears it but then a week later it always returns. ...

Eosinophilic Folliculitis - I have a case of folliculitis, probably bacterial. My doc didn't do a?

Posted 8 Apr 2017 by ItchyAerialist 1 answer

... swab because there weren't good samples. I get tons of tiny, incredibly itchy red bumps. Fungal treatments did nothing. I've been on clindomycin and triamcinolone cream for the last few weeks, and this has been going on for over a month. My question is... can I exercise? I'm very ...

Can staph spread from a leg wound to the scalp?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by Lin_Z_Rae 1 answer

I was recently diagnosed with recurring blood clots in legs, and last week a wound care center confirmed that a round red blister on my lower leg is infected by Staph. At the same time, my head started developing bumps and itching like crazy, but I didn't make the connection. Assumed it was ...

Swollen lymph nodes in groin 2 months after infection has gone??

Posted 9 Feb 2017 by jordang1993 1 answer

Hi there, about 2 months ago i had a skin infection on my knee. Diagnosed as folliculitis it was basically a large patch of deep inflamed skin that was badly infected right on my knee cap. It was infected for around 2-3months and i took about 4 different courses of antibiotic before it finally ...

If I have fungal folliculitis would going off antibiotics clear it up?

Posted 5 Jun 2016 by anonymiss111 2 answers

I have been on antibiotics (doxycycline) for about 2 months. it still has not cleared up, in fact it is worse than before I started but less bad than the first couple of weeks I took it. When I went off antibiotics for 3 days it really flared up so I went back on them. Would it be different now it ...

Is it normal to get a rash on arms/back/shoulders from taking doxycycline?

Posted 27 Apr 2016 by anonymiss111 1 answer

I was prescribed this for folliculitis and a week into taking it, it flaired up massively. I understand people with acne have took this and the acne got worse before it got better.. did that also include body acne or folliculitis? I have several red spots, some with puss. Would this be an allergic ...

I have been taking doxycycline 50 for folliculitis for a month, is it normal to still get breakouts?

Posted 17 May 2016 by anonymiss111 0 answers

I have a 5 month prescription and want to know if it is worth taking continuously and how long it should take to clear it up? About a month ago I took it for 11 days and stopped taking it because I felt it was making it worse but was told 'it gets worse before it gets better' I take it ...

If I have fungal folliculitis should I quite antibiotics (doxycycline) after 2 months?

Posted 8 Jun 2016 by anonymiss111 0 answers

I am getting my results for a skin biopsy back in a few weeks. Should I quit antibiotics in the meantime?

Does missing a couple of doses of doxycycline delay the time for which it becomes effective?

Posted 19 May 2016 by anonymiss111 0 answers

I've been taking doxycycline for 26 days without missing a dose but before that I took it for 11 days and missed 3 days, I have acne/folliculitis and have been told it can take 2-3 months to clear it up... is this true?

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