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Will rubbing alcohol or hydrogen peroxide help kill tinea versicolor? Since they are used to prevent infections of any kind? Used and burns were tinea

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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care
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In brief: Tinea is a fungus

Please use an anti-fungal cream or powder to treat a fungus.

In brief: Tinea is a fungus

Please use an anti-fungal cream or powder to treat a fungus.
Dr. Lauren Romeo
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Dr. Ernest Block
Surgery - Trauma
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In brief: No!

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection.
We see it commonly in florida, where people may share beach towels. Although many fungal creams can be applied, an effective and economical alternative is dandruff shampoo (e.g. Head and shoulders). Skin conditions can have many presentations, so be sure you have the correct diagnosis.

In brief: No!

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection.
We see it commonly in florida, where people may share beach towels. Although many fungal creams can be applied, an effective and economical alternative is dandruff shampoo (e.g. Head and shoulders). Skin conditions can have many presentations, so be sure you have the correct diagnosis.
Dr. Ernest Block
Dr. Ernest Block
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