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Will selsun blue treat tinea versicolor?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It's a commonly used treatment.

In brief: Yes

It's a commonly used treatment.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Dr. Joel Gallant
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Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Third best treatment

Selenium sulfide found in selsun blue kills the fungi (malassezia furfur) that causes tinea versiclolor. Applying the shampoo, letting it dry on for 10 minutes, washing it off, do this daily for 7-10 days may do the trick.
Or .... Ask your doctor for a single dose of Fluconazole or ketoconazole and watch your skin clear up.

In brief: Third best treatment

Selenium sulfide found in selsun blue kills the fungi (malassezia furfur) that causes tinea versiclolor. Applying the shampoo, letting it dry on for 10 minutes, washing it off, do this daily for 7-10 days may do the trick.
Or .... Ask your doctor for a single dose of Fluconazole or ketoconazole and watch your skin clear up.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Thank
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