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Can tinea versicolor be prevented?

Because the yeast that causes tinea versicolor can occur normally on the skin, it cannot be prevented. However, if the yeast overgrow, they can be managed with anti-fungal medications.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Tinea


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