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Folliculitis Overview

When hair follicles become damaged or clogged they can cause an irritating red rash known as folliculitis. Unfortunately, a common culprit of the condition is a tempting treat -- relaxing in a hot tub. What else can bring on a case of folliculitis?

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  • At a Glance: Face Steaming
    At a Glance: Face Steaming

    Usually when you sweat, it's anything but luxurious. But if it's a steam treatment that's bringing on the perspiration, all of that glistening can be part of a healthful, relaxing beauty therapy. See more »

  • At a Glance: Scalp Fungus
    At a Glance: Scalp Fungus

    Scalp fungus can be unpleasant and difficult to treat. But there are things you can do at home to speed up the recovery process. See more »

  • At a Glance: Scalp Sores
    At a Glance: Scalp Sores

    They can be unsightly, uncomfortable and even painful. Fortunately, scalp sores are typically treatable, although a doctor's expertise may be needed. See more »

  • Can coloring my hair damage my scalp?
    Can coloring my hair damage my scalp?

    You may wonder how you'd look as a redhead or a platinum blonde, but could making that change be risky? Can the chemicals in hair dye damage your scalp? See more »

  • Can hair extensions damage my scalp?
    Can hair extensions damage my scalp?

    Men and women alike have been using wigs, hairpieces and hair extensions for millennia. People have a wealth of hair styling options at their disposal, but will these choices leave them bald? See more »

  • Dandruff Causes and Treatments
    Dandruff Causes and Treatments

    Although your scalp naturally sheds dead skin cells, when noticeable flakes begin appearing in your hair and on your shoulders, you probably have dandruff. But what causes dandruff, and how can you prevent it? See more »

  • Fact or Fiction: Dandruff
    Fact or Fiction: Dandruff

    Dandruff is a pretty common -- and embarrassing -- condition. The good news is, treatment is easy: Some dandruff shampoo should do the trick for most people. But what happens when your shampoo stops working? Take our quiz and find out. See more »

  • Folliculitis Overview
    Folliculitis Overview

    When hair follicles become damaged or clogged they can cause an irritating red rash known as folliculitis. Unfortunately, a common culprit of the condition is a tempting treat -- relaxing in a hot tub. What else can bring on a case of folliculitis? See more »

  • Head Lice
    Head Lice

    Head lice are small, wingless parasites that have one main function -- to live on top of your scalp and feed on your blood. As scary as that sounds, the condition is actually easy to treat. How do head lice pass from one person to the next? See more »

  • How do you treat ringworm of the scalp?
    How do you treat ringworm of the scalp?

    Children are most likely to contract ringworm of the scalp, but anyone can develop this common skin condition. How can you treat it? See more »

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