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The fungus Pityrosporum ovale is a nonharmful type of yeast that is found on the surface of the skin. It normally does not cause any health problems. However, sometimes this yeast begins to grow out of control, affecting the pigmentation (natura[read article]

Tests for Tinea Versicolor

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A skin lesion KOH exam is a simple skin test to check if an infection in the skin is caused by fungus. KOH stands for potassium (K), oxygen (O), and hydrogen (H). T...  More
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A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory. The sample taken during a biopsy is often v...  More
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A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory. The sample taken during a biopsy is often v...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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The Wood's lamp examination is a procedure that uses transillumination (light) to detect bacterial or fungal skin infections. It also can detect skin pigment d...  More
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In some cases, your doctor may decide that he or she needs a sample of your tissue or your cells to help diagnose an illness or identify a cancer. This removal of t...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Tinea Versicolor

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KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. This cream is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Tinea Versicolor

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KETOCONAZOLE (kee toe KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. This cream is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Tinea Versicolor What's this?

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Selenium is a trace mineral found in soil, water, and some foods. It is an essential element in several metabolic pathways. Selenium deficiency can occur in areas w...  More
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