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And being in the presence of one, every follicle of hair on your body will stand on end. * * * Jonny Auping is a freelance writer based in Dallas, Texas.
Once the whitehead has been extracted, apply a spot treatment to eradicate any additional infection inside the follicle.
Ringworm directly damages the hair shaft while in a case particular to hedgehogs, mites feed around the base of the spines, causing the follicle opening to widen so that the spines fall out.
In some parts of the country, couples undergoing IVF have to travel to a top-notch fertility clinic, and stay there for 10 to 12 days for drug treatment to stimulate the production of follicles and eggs.
Then, similar to skin care, exfoliation is key for healthy hair, says Anabel Kingsley, a trichologist (hair and scalp specialist) in N.Y.C. Use IGK Low Key Scalp Scrub ($36; sephora.com) once a week to create a clean slate for follicles to grow.
Once the whitehead has been manually removed before bed, Renée says to treat the area with an overnight topical product, like her Nighttime Spot Lotion, which contains sulfur, zinc oxide, and camphor, to further remove any infection in the follicle.
Yet, my lab results showed low ovarian reserve, poor egg quality and a single follicle on each ovary (instead of about 10 on each ovary for a fertile women).
Ketoconazole has been proposed to disrupt the pathway of DHT leading to thinning of follicles.
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FOLLICLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of follicle for English Language Learners
: a tiny hole in the skin from which a hair grows
medical Definition of follicle
follicularplay \fə-ˈlik-yə-lər, fä-\ adjective
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