Dear Reader you may have only heard this name but never seen the condition. Or you may have seen it and been told the name. Yet you wish to fully understand the medical condition.
Therefore, in this article, we will answer the question, “what is Tinea versicolor?” and other associated questions. It is hoped that when you finish reading this article, you will have acquired clarity and been relieved of a lot of anxiety.
This article will address the following:
What is Tinea versicolor?
Is Tinea versicolor contagious?
Is it caused by poor personal hygiene?
What is Tinea versicolor treatment?
Can Tinea versicolor be cured?
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WHAT IS TINEA VERSICOLOR?
The word “tinea” refers to a fungus. “Versi” means numerous; versicolor means many colours.
IS TINEA VERSICOLOR CONTAGIOUS?
The fungus that causes Tinea versicolor, occurs as part of the normal skin flora on all human beings. Therefore, Tinea versicolor is not contagious.
IS IT CAUSED BY POOR PERSONAL HYGIENE?
This is a (usually self-directed) question that distresses a lot of afflicted people.
As already outlined above, Tinea versicolor occurs in all human beings.
WHAT IS TINEA VERSICOLOR TREATMENT?
There are several treatment options.
CAN TINEA VERSICOLOR BE CURED?
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