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Folliculitis vs. Herpes

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Folliculitisnoun

(medicine) Inflammation of one or more hair follicles.

Herpesnoun

(medicine) A viral infection, caused by Human alphaherpesvirus 1 and Human alphaherpesvirus 2, marked by painful, watery blisters in the skin or mucous membranes or on the genitals.

Folliculitisnoun

inflammation of a hair follicle

Herpesnoun

An eruption of the skin, taking various names, according to its form, or the part affected, caused by a herpesvirus infection; especially, an eruption of vesicles in small distinct clusters, accompanied with itching or tingling, including shingles, ringworm, and the like; - so called from its tendency to creep or spread from one part of the skin to another.

Folliculitis

Folliculitis is the infection and inflammation of one or more hair follicles. The condition may occur anywhere on hair-covered skin.

Herpesnoun

viral diseases causing eruptions of the skin or mucous membrane

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Herpesnoun

any of the animal viruses that cause painful blisters on the skin

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