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pityriasis versicolor

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Selsun Blue is: Often effective in treating tinea/pityriasis versicolor, a low-grade skin fungus. Apply as directed. Wash clothes, bedding, bath linens to destroy fun ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Selsun Blue is: Often effective in treating tinea/pityriasis versicolor, a low-grade skin fungus. Apply as directed. Wash clothes, bedding, bath linens to destroy fun ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fungus on skin: Is a rash on the trunk and proximal extremities. It is very difficult to get rid of. You need to see a physician for a prescription of topical antifun ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Many choices: If you're not adverse to taking a safe medication... the physicians I've known who've had this very common skin problem take a big ketoconazole tablet ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Clotrimazole: Sure, if you have some handy. There are a variety of effective treatments to keep this at bay.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
34 years experience in Psychiatry
Need assesement: This condition has making you stressed out and you feeling tense and depressed should see psychiatrist to decide what will be best medication for you.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Not potent enough: No it is not potent enough to treat pityriasis versicolor you need selsun sulfide, zinc pyrothione, miconazole, Clotrimazole and terbinafine all the ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rowan Paul
15 years experience in Sports Medicine
Yeast treatment: Pityriasis versicolor is caused by a yeast. Miconazole, ketoconazole and Clotrimazole can help get rid of the yeast. Discoloration may last months. Co ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
See a dermatologist: First, it is always possible that the diagnosis is incorrect. However, some cases of pityriasis versicolor don't get better with topical meds. And som ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Often is: Don't try to self-diagnose unless you're got at least some background.

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