Folliculitis is a term that refers to inflammation of the superficial or deep portion of a hair follicle. The basic findings that your Houston dermatologist will  see are follicular pustules and follicular erythematous papules on skin which has hair on it. Nodules are skin findings seen with deep follicular inflammation. Folliculitis may be of several types listed below.

  • Infectious 
  • Fungal folliculitis
  • Gram-negative folliculitis
  • Pityrosporum folliculitis
  • Staphylococcal folliculitis
  • HIV folliculitis


  • Pregnancy folliculitis
  • Eosinophillic folliculitis
  • Tufted folliculitis
  • Superficial folliculitis
  • Decalvans folliculitis