A group of adjacent furuncles with subcutaneous involvement and multiple discharging sinuses is seen in a carbuncle. Causes Folliculitis is caused by introduction of a skin pathogen to a hair follicle causing damage due to invasion mainly by Staphylococcus species. Pseudomonas species are also known to be associated with skin infections. Folliculitis can be caused by bacteria, virus, fungus
While this infection of bacteria doesn’t cause harms in most cases, still it can cause diseases in few people. For their survival in your stomach, the bacteria change the surrounding around them by lowering the acidity in order to survive. Their spiral shape allows them to penetrate your stomach protective lining called mucus; where your body’s immune cells cannot reach. Thus, bacteria can easily interfere with your body’s immune response to make sure they don’t get destroyed.
Often times, these micro-organisms are everywhere, for instance the seats windows, in commercial vehicles, stairways at the malls, or pedestrian bridges and you cannot even see it. When you ply municipal transportation systems and move around in crowded places such as the malls, banks, even the pedestrian bridges, and your hands touch these utilities you are much more likely to come in contact with multiple bacterial infections. Now, when your hands touch your face, it could results in skin infections. To avoid these infections, dermatologists advise that you regularly use a facewash (at least three times a day). Use a good facial cleanser every evening so that your skin pores are free of dirt.