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Skin fungus that causes white spots

Skin fungus that causes white spots

Home Ask a question Alternative Health Your treatment for white spots on the skin will depend on the severity of the fungus overgrowth and the location of the spots. If the case of tinea versicolor is mild and not easily detectable, an anti-fungal cream or shampoo should do the trick. If the infection is more severe and the white spots continue to spread or expand all over the body, you should seek medical advice at the earliest. Some common methods …

Can fungus cause white spots skin?

Can fungus cause white spots skin?

White patches on the skin are a relatively common medical problem that can come from a variety of causes ranging from fungal infection to vitamin deficiencies. If you re experiencing this problem, it s best to see a doctor for a definitive diagnosis, but here are some of the most common causes of this rather frustrating symptom. White Patches on the Skin Caused by Skin Conditions Two of the most common skin conditions that cause white patches on the …

Treatment for skin fungus white spots

Treatment for skin fungus white spots

Dina Haile | July 31st, 2013 Treatment for skin candida infection varies. Because no two yeasts are alike, the infections they cause are not alike and thus they necessitate different types of treatment. Tinea versicolor is one of such yeast infections that require immediate treatment because you can transmit it to other people through regular contacts. Tinea versicolor is usually caused by a widespread fungus named Malassezia furfur. It is also known …

Skin fungus white spots

Skin fungus white spots

August 11, 2007 | DR. PAUL DONOHUE Dear Dr. Donohue: What cures sunspots? I have them on my upper chest and back. I d like to wear a bathing suit, but these spots embarrass me. - S.S. Dear Dr. Donohue: I swim almost daily in a public swimming pool. My legs are very tan. I have small, white spots on them. Is this a parasite? A worm? How do I get rid of them? - E.F. Dear E.F.: As best as I can determine from your letters, you both have tinea versicolor …

Skin fungus white spots Pictures

Skin fungus white spots Pictures

Is it the air? The water? Is it New Jersey? Slowly I have been noticing clusters of white spots appear on my upper arms and on my upper back. Sometimes it seems they are moving across my skin. They don t hurt, itch or irritate me, but they don t tan either. In fact the tanner I get, the more noticeable they are. I asked my friends about these weird spots, and they had them also! One friend had white spots and blotches scattered across his back. Another …

Common skin fungus white spots

Common skin fungus white spots

By Sharon Hopkins - 2007-09-24 Leucoderma, also known as vitiligo, is a rare skin disease characterized by white spots and patches. The white patch or spot is called as leucoderma and when it occurs without any preceding disease it is called Vitiligo. * * * Leucoderma in literal term means white skin. This kind of condition is mistaken for another skin disease i.e. leprosy. Under this skin condition, certain parts of the skin gradually lose color …

Skin fungus white spots Selsun Blue

Skin fungus white spots Selsun Blue

Selsun Blue the anti-dandruff shampoo can be effective at getting rid of certain forms of skin fungus infections. It appears to be particularly effective for a condition known as tinea versicolor where the chest, back, upper-arm and trunk can be affected. This is a common skin infection, particularly in adolescents and young adults living in warm climates. The condition is caused by the Malassezia family of yeasts (a type of fungus). These and other …

Skin fungus causing white spots

Skin fungus causing white spots

Home Ask a question Alternative Health White spots all over the body are a symptom of a fungal skin infection known as tinea versicolor. When a type of yeast - Pityrosporum ovale – multiplies and forms small colonies on the surface of the skin, tinea versicolor develops. The exact reasons for the overgrowth of yeast are still not known, as the condition tends to occur in some people and not in others. What is known is that tinea versicolor is not …