How do I prevent other forms of folliculitis?

Folliculitis infections largely involve bacteria, germs and yeast entering the hair follicles. You can prevent and lessen the impact of folliculitis by:

  • Keeping the skin clean.
  • Taking care while shaving.
  • Checking the chemical disinfectant levels of hot tubs and heated pools before using them.
  • Washing off and removing your swimsuit when you get out of a hot tub.
  • Wearing breathable clothing to keep sweat from getting trapped between the clothing and skin.

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