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Ear infx 2+ mths. Got Ear Cx. Result is:malassezia furfur complex etiologic agent of pityriasis versicolor. on Treatment 11/2weeks. Ear still itchy?
Unlikely diagnosis: Yes, M. furfur is the causative agent of tinea versicolor, but it would be highly unusual to develop this condition resulting in an inner, middle, or external ear infection. What is more likely is incidental seborrheic dermatitis of the ear, for which M. furfur may play an additional pathogenic role. ...Read more
Does 150mg daily Fluconazole for three weeks seem like a high dosage for tinea versicolor and malassezia folliculitis?
Is terbinfine the right or wrong med for malassezia yeast skin infections on the trunk? When i look it up it says jock itch/ringworm which i don't have
Works fine: This is one of several agents known to be effective in treating the disorder. ...Read more
Selsun, Ketoconazole: (pityrosporum) malassezia ovale is a yeast 'which lives on the skin' .It is associated with: pityriasis versicolor, pityrosporum folliculitis, seborrhoeic dermatitis (dandruff! ) and atopic dermatitis.Topical treatment with selenium disulfide or ketoconazole shampoos is effective and oral fluconazole, ketoconazole or itraconazole is also effective. The big problem is recurrence.Retreatment is rule. ...Read more
Skin problem.He had pityrosporum ovale.He is cured, now.But skin is colorful-dark and white.Please, what we could do?Advice?Tnx
P. Ovale treatment: Treatment is often effective but short term treatment with fluconazole, ketoconazole or itraconazole is also effective. The great problem is recurrence and to avoid this a prophylactic treatment is mandatory. Pityrosporum folliculitis is a chronic disease characterized by pruritic follicular papules and pustules located primarily on the upper trunk, neck and upper arms. ...Read more