Is there an over-the-counter treatment for Kane skin fungus?

Fungal infections. of the skin can be from a number of fungal species. The treatment is usually either Topical anti-fungus medications both OTC and by Prescriptions but in many cases ORAL anti-fungal medications by Prescription are necessary! In short...get an exact diagnosis....get an exact Treatment! Hope this helps! Dr Z.

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How can I darken a region of lighter skin on my chest? I once had tinea versicolor but doctors determined the fungus to be gone. Is tanning ok?

I wouldn't try. This post-inflammatory pigmentation is to be expected. Exposing your skin to ultraviolet will age it faster than it needs to happen, and risks cancer down the road. Messing around with darkeners like permanganate is more likely to leave a mess. In real life, there are no movie-star-perfect bodies, and nobody cares. At your age, like any other, looks are 95% about fitness. Best wishes. Read more...

What is the best over-the-counter medication for tinea versicolor?

Selsun Blue. Tinea versicolor is caused by the fungus, malasezzia furfura or pityrosporum. We all have it on our skin, but some people get overgrowth causing the unwanted discolored marks usually on the trunk. It produces azaleic acid, which causes the skin to lighten. Products with selenium sulfide can be helpful, although i generally prescribe an oral pill, nizoral, (ketoconazole) taken just twice. Lana long, m.D, . Read more...

What is the most effective treatment for tinea versicolor?

Several options. If you're not adverse to taking a safe medication... the physicians I've known who've had this very common skin problem take a big ketoconazole tablet and then go work out to build up a sweat. Doing this once a month usually keeps tinea versicolor under control. Topical ketoconazole, or a selenium sulfide shampoo, are among your many other options. Read more...

Can tinea versicolor be passed to another person? What is the treatment for it?

Not contagious. This superficial fungal infection can be treated with either an anti-fungal cream, solution or sometimes if the case is severe oral medication. It does tend to come back even after it has been treated. Read more...