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What are the symptoms of tinea versicolor?

Symptoms of tinea versicolor are spots that are lighter or sometimes darker than the unaffected skin. The spots can be white, pink, red brown or tan. They may also itch, and appear dry and scaly. Tinea versicolor may disappear in cooler months and reappear in warmer, more humid months.

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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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