Gram Negative Folliculitis Elmira NY

There is a type of acne caused by gram negative bacteria. This is very unusual. All other acne are caused by gram positive bacteria. Gram negative bacteria generally cause infections of organs inside the body and very rarely on the skin. Any infection caused by a gram negative bacteria is considered serious.

Local Companies

Nathaniel B Callear
607-962-3387
75 W. Pulteney St. 
Corning, NY
Mohammad Parvez MD
(607) 737-4705
100 Washington St
Elmira, NY
Carmine A Nicastro, Jr.
607-962-7474
83 W. Pulteney St. 
Corning, NY
Jeffrey M Patterson
607-796-2150
301 W. Broad St. 
Horseheads, NY
Donna H Rodriguez
607-733-3235
460 E. Church St. 
Elmira, NY
Nicholas J Frankie
607-962-3387
83 W. Pultney St. 
Corning, NY
Compassionate Companion Care
(607) 732-7310
1801 W Water St
Elmira, NY
David B Kartzman
607-962-3387
75 W. Pultney St. 
Corning, NY
Charles J Hogan
607-796-9435
517 Gardner Rd. 
Horseheads, NY
Donald L Dix
607-739-2417
1018 S. Main St. 
Horseheads, NY
Data Provided by:
  

There is a type of acne caused by gram negative bacteria. This is very unusual. All other acne are caused by gram positive bacteria.

Gram negative bacteria generally cause infections of organs inside the body and very rarely on the skin. Any infection caused by a gram negative bacteria is considered serious.

Gram stain just denotes whether the cell membrane of the bacteria is stained positive or negative with a special stain. In general, gram negative bacteria have the potential to secrete toxic byproducts which can cause intense inflammation and infection.

The acne caused by the gram negative species is severe and requires prolonged antibiotic treatment. Individuals who take antibiotics for long periods for other conditions are the ones who are most prone to gram negative bacteria acne.

Gram negative folliculitis is a rare condition and occurs equally in both males and females.

Gram Negative Folliculitis is a bacterial infection characterized by pustules and cysts. The cysts are extremely large and conspicuous. The cysts are generally painful to touch.

The unfortunate thing is that many of these gram negative bacteria are resistant to most antibiotics. The basic treatment for this type of acne is with Accutane and a few select group of antibiotics.

The response to treatment is variable but scars always occur.

Click here to read more from DermaNetwork.org

Related Articles
- Kidney Stones Elmira NY
Kidney stones are small, solid crystals that develop when salts or minerals in urine become solid inside the kidneys or uterus. The solid masses may be too small as a grain of sand or as big as a lemon. Tiny crystals go away the body at the same time as urinating without any pain or harm.
- Dealing With Overweight Elmira NY
- Redeeming Unsaturated Fat Elmira NY
- Protein Intake for Losing Weight Fast Elmira NY
- Benefits of a Treadmill Elmira NY
- Health Benefits of Massages Elmira NY
- The Truth About Low Carb Dieting Elmira NY
- Treatments for Social Phobias Elmira NY
- Alternative Medicine Improve Immune System Elmira NY
- Faster Detection of TB Elmira NY