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I suffer folliculitis on my scalp but I cannot take any

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I suffer folliculitis on my scalp but I cannot take any penicillin antibiotic
Which antibiotic can I use (systemic)?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 9 months ago.

Hi

We can not tell you which antibiotic you need without examining you.

In fact, this is not typically treated with a systemic antibiotic

Who prescribed that and why?

As the scalp bug been sampled for the lab?