Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB) is a persistent irritation caused by shaving. Also known as Barber’s Itch, Pseudofolliculitis Barbae is most common on the face and Pseudofolliculitis Barbae can make the skin look red and itchy and in certain cases, it can look like pimples.
HOW IS PSEUDOFOLLICULITIS BARBAE DIAGNOSED?
The condition has to be referred to a Dermatologist for diagnosis. Usually, the visual inspections and physical examination should be sufficient for the doctor to understand the precise nature of the indications and for him/her to recommend the treatment.
HOW IS PSEUDOFOLLICULITIS BARBAE TREATED?
The easiest cure of Pseudofolliculitis Barbae is to let the beard grow. Often, the doctor prescribes medication to speed up healing of the skin.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though not a serious problem almost 60% of the american-african men tend to suffer from this.