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Not contagious: This is a common fungal infection of the skin with very minimal symptoms and it can slowly spread on your body, but it is not considered a contagious disease. It affects susceptible individuals, but otherwise not a communicable illness. It often spread over body and more visible during summer months because normal skin can tan while affected areas can't, thus the constrast. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I work out/run a lot nd I've come down w/ tenia versicolor for 2 months now. It has progressed on my neck and starting on face. Must i medicate evrywhr?
It is not activity!: It is your immune system. I have four children. One has gotten tinea. All exercise to extreme. You need ketoconazole (200mg) times seven days, then two per week for one month. You also need vto bleach clean your exercise clothing and bed sheets. Zinc (50 mg of zinc gluconate) will also bolter your immune system. Bathing with keotconazole shampoo really helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I thought I have got tenia versicolor and did so many treatments but later i had albendazole tablet that cured a little. What has really happend?
Maybe...: Tinea versicolor is one of the easiest semi-diseases to make disappear and if it did not respond to appropriate therapy, the diagnosis is in serious doubt. However, zebra, i doubt that many healthtap members use Albendazole (which is mostly for worms) as a rx of first choice for tinea versicolor. Perhaps a second opinion? Cheers. ...Read more
I've white patches around my neck. It was diagnosed as tenia versicolor. Iit's spreading more towards chest. What is the treatment of this?
A person infected with an onychomycosis for 2 years ago. What is the quickest treatment to him? Is that differs of tenia peds treatment?
I applied keto plus and mycoral cream for tenia versicolor but the spot increased and my skin started itching and peeling off what can I do?
Sure you're right?: Ketoconazole is a very good antifungal and should work for tinea versicolor. If it's not, you may need to get this checked to make sure it really is a fungal infection, and not something like pityriasis rosea or a contact dermatitis. A dermatologist may help in this regard. ...Read more