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Treatment Options For Whites Spots On The Skin Caused By Tinea Versicolor

The fungus that always stays on the skin’s surface grows beyond regulation In people with tinea versicolor. The fungus causes dry, scaly, itchy patches that may be lighter or darker than close skin. 

Sometimes, symptoms of tinea versicolor can only be seen when someone has a suntan. The condition is widespread, and signs tend to become more observable in warm, humid environments.

According to MedicalNewsToday, antifungal shampoos washes, soaps, and creams are often the first line of treatment. These are available to get over-the-counter or online. Most antifungal drugs contain selenium sulfide, pyrithione zinc, or ketoconazole.

Once symptoms have disappeared, further antifungal treatments might be important each month in hot environments or during the spring and summer months.

If a great portion of the skin is affected or is not responsive to topical medications, a health care provider can prescribe antifungal pills for a short period. It usually takes months for the skin to regain its normal color once the spots have cleared.

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