Tinea nigra

What is Tinea nigra?

It is a fungal infection of the skin (palms and soles mainly) affecting the outermost layer of the skin causing black or brown patch on the skin.

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I have skin problem. please see the attached pic.Lower back skin has white small patches. I have consulted dermatologist and was recommended to...

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Going by your history, it seems that you...

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My wife has this tendency of developing white spots over upper part of her body which doctors have diagnosed as fungal infection. She...

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your wife has a very common and simple problem. It is tinea versicolor or pityriasis versicolor. it is a fungal infection...

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i ave ringworm(tinea versicolor) problem since childhood...it has become more frequent in past few years...i have been treated with forcon,...

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Dear XXXXXXX

Thanks for posting your query.

Tinea Versicolor is a superficial fungal infection and is very common. The scales of the fungus are the...

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