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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.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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