Does selsun blue shampoo work for skin fungi?

Yes and no. If your skin fungus is sensitive to selsun blue then yes. However, there are much better medicines to treat skn fungi than that which is meant for your scalp.
Yes. There's a special fungal infection called tinea versicolor would be affected by the application of selsun blue shampoo(use as lotion).

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Can selsun blue shampoo be used for skin fungus?

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. Read more...

Can selsun blue shampoo be used to treat tinea veriscolour?

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. Read more...

Is selsun blue shampoo helpful?

Selsen Blue works! Selsen blue is a high quality product useful in the treatment of uncomplicated dandruff. If the condition persists after use of this non-prescription agent, it is time to consult your doctor to assess potential underlying causes of the problem. Read more...

I have a smelly scalp and I been told that I have a fungas infection or overactive sweat glands on my scalp. Would any selsun blue shampoo help me?

Need prescription rx. If you have fungal infection in the scalp it needs to be checked and treated with prescription meds and shampoo may also help.I may be a good idea to consult a dermatologist to make a correct diagnosis and proper treatment plan. Read more...

I have tinea versicolor and have had success treating it with selsun blue shampoo before. I'm breastfeeding my 9 month old now though, is it safe?

Most probably safe. No data to show or confirm harm to babies, use with caution, and avoid nursing while it is applied on your skin, just a reminder, good luck. Read more...
General rule. Lotions and ointments you apply to the skin do not send their med into the blood where it would enter the breastmilk.As a rule, topical meds are safe during breastfeeding as long as they are not applied to the breast on surfaces involved with feeding. Read more...

I really need help finding a shampoo that fights dandruff but also works for extremely sensitive skin? I've had reactions to both selsun blue and dove.

Trial and error, There is no rhyme or reason to the sensitivity you are experiencing. Many patients allergic to sulfa will react to Selsun. Dove is fairly mild. Neutogena is mild and non-allergenic and many of my patients have done well with Zinc products. A trial of Zincon shampoo may be helpful. If these don't work see your physician or Dermatologist for other options. Good luck and good hair. Read more...