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Can tenia versicolor spread? Is it contagious?

Can tenia versicolor spread?  Is it contagious?

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

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Is tenia a contagious disease?

Is tenia a contagious disease?

Tinea...: ...Is fungus. When you have tinea, you very likely caught it from someone else; so yes, it's contagious. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of tenia versicolor?

Anti fungal creams: Treatment of tinea versicolor can consist of creams, lotions, or shampoos that are put on the skin. Over-the-counter anti-fungal topical products containing ingredients such as selenium sulfide, miconazole, clotrimazole, and terbinafine. ...Read more

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If I have tenia versicolor is there a good medicated shampoo?

If I have tenia versicolor is there a good  medicated shampoo?

Yes: Tinea versicolor is usually a collection of light, dark, or pink spots on the upper shoulders/back/chest, and arms. Use head and shoulders, nizoral, (ketoconazole) or selsun blue, as a body wash and leave on for 10 minutes before rinsing. Repeat this 3 times a week. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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A person infected with an onychomycosis for 2 years ago. What is the quickest treatment to him? Is that differs of tenia peds treatment?

A person  infected with an onychomycosis for 2 years ago. What is the quickest treatment to him? Is that differs of  tenia peds treatment?

The quickest..: It could be removing infected toe nails to allow the regrowing toe nail come back on the topically treated nail bed skin after an average of 6 - 9 months. ...Read more

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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?

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