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Dermatology, how does selinium sulfide kill fungus?

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Dr. Fawn Winkelman
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Unknown: The real answer is that it is not known at this time how selinium sulfide kills fungus. It is known that it does have antimitotic action, resulting in a reduction in the turnover of epidermal cells though.
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