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Tinea Versicolor

Question:

What home remedies have you tried for tinea versicolor? Were any effective? Submit Your Comment

Comment from: Cindy, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 01

I've tried them all - the vinegar, the shampoos; the only thing that seems to control my tinea versicolor is the yeast pills. I went to the health food store and got them. I take 2 twice a day. I still have it, but it's not as bad. They say this stuff isn't contagious, but all 4 of my siblings have it. I remember my grandmother had it as well. Thankfully, none of our kids has it.

REFERENCES:

Burkhart, C.G. "Tinea Versicolor." Medscape.com. Feb. 9, 2016. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1091575-overview>.

Gupta, A.K., D. Lane, and M. Paquet. "Systematic review of systemic treatments for tinea versicolor and evidence-based dosing regimen recommendations." J Cutan Med Surg 18.2 (2014): 79-90.

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