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what can i use to prevent tinea versicolors recurrence during the summer months ?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Easy Rx: One regimen is ketoconazole 400 mg orally once a month, work up a sweat for several hours after you take the pill. This might be more convenient and cheaper than covering yourself with various lotions daily. Not everybody can take ketoconazole; ask your physician.
Answered on Jun 26, 2014
Dr. Coyle Connolly
29 years experience Dermatology
Tinea Versicolor : Use selenium shampoo daily. A dermatologist may prescribe topical or oral antifungals if the condition worsens.
Answered on Apr 13, 2013

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