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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Switch Rx's: Betamethasone for generalized tinea versicolor might be a ilttle bit strong and maybe even counterproductive. I'd get a second opinion. Is this really ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Miles
25 years experience Podiatry
Tinea corpus: Can be treated with oral and or topical anti fungals. Uv light wil also help. Oatmeal baths and aveno will help with itching.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Crosby
15 years experience Dermatology
Feet: Tinea pedis (athlete's foot) refers to a fungal infection of the feet.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Noaman Hanif
14 years experience Family Medicine
Medications: Depends on how extensive it it. If it covers a large portion of your body then ointment/cream would be inconvenient to apply all over. If it is just ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
T. Versicolor: See if you or your doctor can recognize a "hearld, s" patch. Otherwise a dermatologist can take a biopsy of the lesions.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Selinium sulfide: I have the most luck with 2.5% selenium sulfide lotion which is prescription strength in the us. Fluconazole is an oral anti-fungal that is occasional ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
It's possible: I like for people to alternate therapies- letting them sit on the skin for 5 minutes or so in order to allow the medicated wash to take effect. Some ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Leave it on : Rub the cream in twice a day and leave it on . It should kill fungus, but spots will not clear until skin tans to match other skin.
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: And I have seen it. This is called an id reaction from the tinea. Most of the time, this condition can be treated with antifungal pills (may take se ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Time cures all: It may take 6-8 weeks to eradicate t inea versicolor.

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