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Question: Anyone have a solution for Folliculitis Pseudomonas? I got this in a hot tub. Also known as spa acne. That's funny. I've been using a dab of clorox when a new bump appears. What do think? The itch goes away.

Answer: Folliculitis Pseudomonas is a community-acquired skin infection, which affects the hair follicles after exposure to contained, contaminated water (eg, whirlpools, swimming pools, water slides, bathtubs). It is generally self-limiting (runs its course in 2- 10 days). Individuals with persistent infections or who are immunocomprised may be given an antibiotic called Cipro (ciprofloxacin). If you don't have any allergies to or any problems with oral antihistamines - they will help with the itching, but may also make you drowsy (best to reserve that for night time if it is bothersome while you sleep). Also, some relief may be obtained by compresses of acetic acid 5% (vinegar) compresses for 20 minutes twice a day to 4 times a day. See your doctor if any of the pustules appear infected, if you have a fever above 100 degrees, or if the rash has not cleared up within 10 days. P.S. I've had excellent results with poison ivy rash (when nothing else would work) by dabbing on tea tree oil with a cotton swab. I would recommend that over the bleach.

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