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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?

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

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I had skin text.... wihich point out is malassezia fur fur... how can i treat it?

I had skin text.... wihich point out is malassezia fur fur... how can i treat it?

Depending: On severity of rash. Topical anti fungal treatment or if more severe pill form of anti fungal. See your doctor to find out which one would be best ...Read more

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Does the malassezia yeast and candida have any relation to seborrheic dermatitis?

Does the malassezia yeast and candida  have any relation to seborrheic dermatitis?

Yes: Both are involved in seb derm. Especially candida is also involved in numerous other chronic digestive problems and neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression ADHD anxiety foggy thinking etc. to learn more about candida Please visit us www.ehacstl.com ...Read more

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Skin problem.He had pityrosporum ovale.He is cured, now.But skin is colorful-dark and white.Please, what we could do?Advice?Tnx

Skin problem.He had pityrosporum ovale.He is cured, now.But skin is colorful-dark and white.Please, what we could do?Advice?Tnx

hyperpigmentation: First concern is if this is fully cured. If there is hyperpigmentation, lightening creams may help. The spots may also fade with time. A dermatologist can help. ...Read more

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Treatments for pityrosporum ovale?

Treatments for pityrosporum ovale?

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

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Treatments for pityrosporum ovale?

Treatments for pityrosporum ovale?

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

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What helps the quickest - best with pityrosporum folliculitis ? On the checks - and Chin

What helps the quickest - best with pityrosporum folliculitis ? On the checks - and Chin

Ketoconazole: Topical, or do like physicians -- a 400 mg tablet before you exercise to the point of being drenched in your sweat, and let the sweat cover you for an hour, repeat monthly. There's a bunch of other things that work as well. ...Read more