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Is tinea versicolor contagious?

No. Tinea versicolor is not contagious because the yeast are normally present on people's skin. It is only a problem when the yeast grow out of control.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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Category: Tinea


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