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Treatments for pityrosporum ovale?

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Dr. Allen Seely
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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