TINEA VERSICOLOR TREATMENT
YOUR DERMATOLOGIST IN VIENNA 1030
Tinea versicolor treatment by Dr. Martina Sanlorenzo in Vienna
Tinea versicolor, also called pityriasis versicolor, is a common fungal infection of the skin that interferes with the normal pigmentation of the skin.
Tinea versicolor occurs most frequently in young adults and sun exposure may make it more apparent.
Dr. Sanlorenzo – Your Dermatologist in Vienna 1030 – responds to the most frequent questions ON Tinea versicolor
Tinea versicolor interferes with the normal pigmentation of the skin, resulting in small, discolored patches (lighter or darker) on the back, chest, neck and upper arms.
Your dermatologist can diagnose tinea versicolor by looking at it.
No, tinea versicolor is not contagious. It is caused by a fungus can be found on healthy skin and it only starts overgrowing when triggered by hot, humid weather, oily skin, hormonal changes or weakened immune system.