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Is selsun blue supposed to peel off tinea versicolor?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Almost

Selwyn blue contains selenium sulfide.
It doesn't peel off tinea versicolor, but it kills the fungus that causes it, which goes by the delightful name malessezia furfur.

In brief: Almost

Selwyn blue contains selenium sulfide.
It doesn't peel off tinea versicolor, but it kills the fungus that causes it, which goes by the delightful name malessezia furfur.
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