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Doctor insights on: Treatments For Aspergillus Versicolor

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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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What are some suggsted treatments for tinea versicolor?

What are some suggsted treatments for tinea versicolor?

TV: Tinea versicolor is a superficial fungal skin infection that is characterized by discoloration of the skin (hypo-/hyperpigmentation), hence its name. It is often a chronic recurrent process. There are various treatments that include topical and oral agents. Since some of the oral agents are delivered through the sweat glands in the skin, physicians may recommend brisk exercise after the intake. ...Read more

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What are some tinea versicolor, natural treatments?

What are some tinea versicolor, natural treatments?

Wrong question: Cyanide is "natural". So is poison ivy. What you need to know is what is effective & what is safe. Otc you can get Miconazole or Clotrimazole cream: cheap, safe, effective. You can also get head& shoulders or selsun or ketoconazole shampoo. Rub on the shampoo 1 or 2 hours before you get in the shower. Prescription azole tabs are the easiest treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any long term treatments to prevent the high recurrence rate of tinea versicolor all year long especially in summer ? Is this forever ?

Mainly cosmetic: Tinea versicolor is a primarily cosmetic disease; it does not cause any systemic invasion or illness. That being said, it is understandable to be annoyed by its recurrence. I would advise discussing with your doctor either monthly topical selenium or ketoconazole shampoo to the affected areas; alternatively, you can do a monthly oral dose of itraconazole during the warm months. ...Read more

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What treatments help with tinea versicolor and can I get the white spots back to normal?

What treatments help with tinea versicolor and can I get the white spots back to normal?

Try antifungal treat: topical antifungals work, spots will improve back to normal, plan a visit with your doctor if not better, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more

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Where can I find aspergillus?

Where can I find aspergillus?

Moldy areas: Aspergillus is a mold and would be found in damp areas. Indoors it may be found it wet basements, areas where a roof might have leaked, or in wet soil in potted plants. Outdoors it may be found in mulch, piles of leaves or shady areas. ...Read more

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If contract aspergillus, am I guaranteed to get sick?

If contract aspergillus, am I guaranteed to get sick?

No: Aspergillus is a common fungus and the vast majority of individuals have no reaction or infection to aspergillus. Allergies to aspergillus mold are fairly common triggering allergic rhinitis and asthma. Some individuals become sensitized and have more problems with it like those with cystic fibrosis or abpa. People with immune suppression can become infected and it can be very serious. ...Read more

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