Definition of 'folliculitis'

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In which case, you might have folliculitis - infected hair follicles - or repeated boils. The Sun (2009)Folliculitis is made worse by sweating, humidity, pre-existing skin inflammation or infections. The Sun (2011)It sounds like you have folliculitis - an inflammation of the hair follicles. The Sun (2011)One is folliculitis, where the hair follicles get infected with bacteria. The Sun (2012)Folliculitis, a bacterial skin infection, is common among exercisers, as are fungal and bacterial foot infections. Times, Sunday Times (2018)Various conditions are linked to the use of hair extensions: traction alopecia and folliculitis (baldness and inflammation ound the follicles). Times, Sunday Times (2012)It could also be localised acne, or folliculitis, a condition that occurs when an infection in the hair follicles spreads. The Sun (2014)

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