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How should I treat my laundry to kill tinea versicolor?

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Dr. Aradhna Saxena
Dermatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Treat yourself

You may have tinea versicolor. Apply selsun blue shampoo to skin, leave on for a few minutes, then rinse off in shower. Do this 2-3 times per week for a month to help treat the fungus.
The laundry does not carry the fungus.

In brief: Treat yourself

You may have tinea versicolor. Apply selsun blue shampoo to skin, leave on for a few minutes, then rinse off in shower. Do this 2-3 times per week for a month to help treat the fungus.
The laundry does not carry the fungus.
Dr. Aradhna Saxena
Dr. Aradhna Saxena
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: You do not need to

Tinea versicolr does not typically infect clothes but if you want added insurance to potentially to prevent reinfection you could wadhvyour clothes inbhot water.

In brief: You do not need to

Tinea versicolr does not typically infect clothes but if you want added insurance to potentially to prevent reinfection you could wadhvyour clothes inbhot water.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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