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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Topical Treatment: Topical antifungals and/or selenium sulfide are good for treatment options. There are some otc preparations (selsun blue shampoo) but these are not us ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Condon Hughes
41 years experience Dermatopathology
Medication: See your dermatologist for anti-fungal medication.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
33 years experience Family Medicine
Anti fungal cream: Tinea versicolor will respond to anti fungal agents however there is no telling how quickly, depends on severity .
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
27 years experience Family Medicine
Selenium Sulfide: Tinea versicolor can be a difficult skin condition to eliminate. The infection has nothing to do with hygiene. It is an overgrowth of certain yeasts ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Ripa
36 years experience Pediatrics
Selenium: lotion. Apply on affected area for 10 min. for 7 days
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Selsun blue shampoo: The active ingredient in selsun blue shampoo can help get rid of this infection. Use it for washing in the shower and see your doctor for a prescript ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Selenium wash: Try a selenium-containing shampoo or body wash, including selsun blue.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
TINEA VERSICLOR: You are using selsun shampoo for tinea versicolor, and if you are getting married and want it cleared fast you can take a short course of itracanazole ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Tinea Versicolor: It normally takes two week to resolve the tinea versicolor organisms but it can take months for the skin color to return to normal. This treatment is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
51 years experience Dermatology
Tinea versicolor: There is no "cure" for tinea versicolor since the fungus that causes it lives on our skin normally. It can be cleared temporarily with the use of top ... Read More
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