hot-tub folliculitis

hot-tub folliculitis

pruritic papules and pustules in body areas covered by a bathing suit after prolonged immersion in a hot tub; caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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In hot-tub folliculitis, however, the culprit may be pseudomonas aeruginosa--a germ that survives in hot tubs (especially wooden ones) when the water's chlorine and acidity levels are not carefully controlled.