Pseudofolliculitis Barbae is also known as razor bumps and they develop on the skin where men shave daily. In particular, the condition has been found in people of African-American origin and those who have curled or coiled hair. The hair grows back into the skin causing bumps and irritation. Scarring and appearing of pimple can also occur.
HOW IS PSEUDOFOLLICULITIS BARBAE DIAGNOSED?
A Dermatologist diagnoses Pseudofolliculitis Barbae by conducting an X-ray and biopsy of the affected area.
HOW IS PSEUDOFOLLICULITIS BARBAE TREATED?
The best way to treat Pseudofolliculitis Barbae is to stop having a shave. If a person is afflicted with this condition and stops shaving and restarts again, the bumps can reappear. In serious conditions, the doctor will recommend a suitable skin cream for external application.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though not a serious problem almost 60% of the american-african men tend to suffer from this.