pseudofolliculitis barbae


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pseudofolliculitis barbae

(soo?do-fo-lik'yu-lit-is bar'be) [ pseudo- + folliculitis + L. barba, beard]
Inflammation of beard follicles when tightly coiled hairs become ingrown. The only sure prevention is not shaving.
Synonym: razor bumps.illustration
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The company's shaving system uses patent-pending Nano-Soothe Technology(TM) to eliminate shaving irritation, including swelling, itching, redness, ingrown hair, razor bumps and dark spots associated with Pseudofolliculitis Barbae (PFB).
She reviewed some of the recent papers about ethnic differences in skin physiology, diseases and treatment as well as conditions such as contact dermatitis, pigment disorders, pseudofolliculitis barbae, keloidal scarring and melanoma.
He remains active in medical research involving psoriasis, pseudofolliculitis barbae, and acne keloidalis nuchae.
Except for historical information presented, the matters discussed in this announcement contain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including the development and growth of new markets and treatments such as laser hair removal, pseudofolliculitis barbae, vascular lesion treatment, results from clinical trials, the timing of regulatory approvals outside the U.
One common follicular problem that affects a disproportionate number of dark-skinned patients, particularly African-Americans, is pseudofolliculitis barbae (also known as razor bumps).
Pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB), commonly referred to as "shaving bumps," "razor bumps" or "ingrown hairs," is a condition occurring primarily in men and women of African or Middle Eastern descent.
Other celebrities and politicians also may be covering up or not shaving in order to avoid the pain, chronic infections and discolored skin associated with the common condition known as "shaving bumps" or pseudofolliculitis barbae (PFB).
military facility using Lyra(TM) to treat pseudofolliculitis barbae and expects to announce preliminary results in the near future.
Palomar also has an agreement with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies to develop and potentially commercialize home-use, light- based devices for reducing or reshaping body fat including cellulite, reducing the appearance of skin aging, and reducing or preventing acne, and was awarded a contract by the Department of the Army to develop a light-based self- treatment device for Pseudofolliculitis Barbae ("PFB").