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What are the symptoms of tinea versicolor?

Hey i think i have tinea versicolor, i went to a doctor and he thought i have a iron deficiency, i have been taking iron , vitamin a tablets, but the red sports dont seem to go,i have 1 dot with a radius of 4mm around my thumb, another one near my middle finger, on my left hand i have a 1 cm radius near my pointer finger, and i got a 3 cm radius of a red spot on my crease of my arm, i also have some itching on my neck, where i am starting to grow hair, **im 15 year old
Thu, 5 Nov 2015
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Hi,
Looking to the history it seems that you are having tinea versicolor infection, a fungal infection.
You might require one oral course of anti-fungal medicine like Flucanozole 150 mg once in a week for 4 weeks.
Apply anti-fungal lotion on affected parts.
Ok and take care.
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What are the symptoms of tinea versicolor?

Hi, Looking to the history it seems that you are having tinea versicolor infection, a fungal infection. You might require one oral course of anti-fungal medicine like Flucanozole 150 mg once in a week for 4 weeks. Apply anti-fungal lotion on affected parts. Ok and take care.