Ingrown hair is one of the most common skin conditions found among the masses. Keratosis pilaris and pseudo folliculitis are known to be the two main causes of ingrown hair. These skin conditions are different in their diagnosis and treatment methods. Fortunately, these skin conditions can be safely treated.
Keratosis pilaris are caused by genetic disorders and found in the outermost layer of skin, resulting in the formation of black pores. Individuals with a personal or family history of allergies, asthma, eczema, hay fever and rhinitis have an increased chance of suffering from keratosis pilaris. Also, the presence of infections and inflammation may worsen this specific skin condition. keratosis pilaris can appear on the back, face, chest, upper arms and legs. BSL Clinic’s dermatologists have the extensive experiences and advanced laser technologies to produce positive outcomes of improving the patient’s skin conditions.
Pseudo folliculitis is the inflammation of hair follicles that have occurred due to the incorrect shaving of face and body hair. If the hair cannot naturally penetrate through to the skin’s surface, the appearance of black pores around shaved areas will occur. It will cause harm to the outermost layer of the skin. Pseudo folliculitis can appear on the legs, face, neck, back and the arm pits. Infection and scarring may also occur as a result of this specific skin condition.