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How Can I Make Skin Discoloration From A Fungus Disappear
Antifungal medicine: Fungus infections of the skin usually change the skin color, but after a few to many months, the color should be back to normal. Common "ringworm", jock itch, or athlete's foot rashes are treated with over-the-counter lotriminaf cream. Tinea versicolor rash on the back and chest is treated with selsun blue shampoo. A doctor can check to be sure the rash is fungal, and give details on treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had skin discoloration 5 yrs ago, the discoloration has not spread, itching at time, have a patch of white hair on beard, fungus or vitilago?
Likely vitiligo: Sounds like you have vitiligo. Fungal infection typically does not change the hair color. Also, it is usually scaly and often itchy. In addition, fungal infection would have changed quite a bit over 5 years. Hope that explains it for you. If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: There are many things that may cause discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, poor arterial or venous circulation, allergic reactions, sun exposure, friction, bacterial, viral or fungal infections, insect bites, and cancer can all cause discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperpigmentation?: Like most dermatologic conditions, the best way we dermatologists make this diagnosis is to look at the patient. This coloration can be due to any thing from irritation of skin to medications you're taking and other factors. They are plethoric. My best advice is to see a dermatologist and ask. ...Read more
Patience: Tincture of time helps as does the use of topical treatments including steroidal and moisturizing products. ...Read more
Side effect: Liopodissolve treatment solution uses phosphatidylcholine to dissolve fat deposits. The solution also contains other ingredients that may lead to the discoloration. The fda issued a warning in 2010 to medical spas that administer lipodissolve, stating that the drugs used in these treatments have not been proven safe or effective. ...Read more
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