Facial hair infections

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A global pandemic , which forced many of us to work from home, has had some unintended cultural consequences. King, MD, PhD. However, notes dermatologist David J. Leffell, MD , chief of dermatologic surgery and author of Total Skin , there are some inherent grooming and skin care issues that come along with them.

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DermNet provides Google Translate, a free machine translation service. Note that this may not provide an exact translation in all languages. Folliculitis barbae is a type of folliculitis affecting the beard area due to infection with the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. It occurs in men who shave and in men that do not shave. Deep-seated folliculitis barbae is called sycosis barbae and leads to scarring and areas of permanent hair loss. Pseudofolliculitis barbae is a foreign-body inflammatory reaction surrounding ingrown facial hairs, which results from shaving.

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We include products we think are useful for our readers. If you buy through links on this page, we may earn a small commission. An infected ingrown hair is the result of a grown-out hair that has curled back into the skin and become infected. Recurrent cases are sometimes called folliculitis.
Pseudofolliculitis barbae is caused by ingrown hairs, usually in the beard, that become inflamed when the hairs penetrate the skin before they leave the hair follicle or after they leave the follicle and curve back into the skin. This hair disorder most often occurs in the beard and neck areas of black men with tightly curled hair who shave. It can also occur in women who shave, especially in the groin area, and anywhere hair is shaved or plucked. Each ingrown hair results in a tiny, mildly painful pimple with a barely visible hair curling into the center.