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malassezia furfur

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Lott
12 years experience Dermatology
Unlikely diagnosis: Yes, M. furfur is the causative agent of tinea versicolor, but it would be highly unusual to develop this condition resulting in an inner, middle, or ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Fungal infection: try over the counter antifungals first if no improvement see doctor
Dr. Michael Roman
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depending: On severity of rash. Topical anti fungal treatment or if more severe pill form of anti fungal. See your doctor to find out which one would be best
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Yes: Both are involved in seb derm. Especially candida is also involved in numerous other chronic digestive problems and neuropsychiatric symptoms such as ... Read More
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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: Too much. 400mg Nizoral (ketoconazole) one time followed by activity to sweat profusely will be good.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Works fine: This is one of several agents known to be effective in treating the disorder.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Selsun, Ketoconazole: (pityrosporum) malassezia ovale is a yeast 'which lives on the skin' .It is associated with: pityriasis versicolor, pityrosporum folliculitis, seborrh ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
46 years experience Internal Medicine
P. Ovale treatment: Treatment is often effective but short term treatment with fluconazole, ketoconazole or itraconazole is also effective. The great problem is recurrenc ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
hyperpigmentation: First concern is if this is fully cured. If there is hyperpigmentation, lightening creams may help. The spots may also fade with time. A dermatolo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Ketoconazole: Topical, or do like physicians -- a 400 mg tablet before you exercise to the point of being drenched in your sweat, and let the sweat cover you for an ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: YES.

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