Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor is a very common fungal infection of the skin. It is caused by a type of yeast that occurs naturally on human skin. Normally, this yeast is harmless, but in certain conditions it can lead to infections, causing the development of a

rash, typically around the area of the shoulders, upper arms, neck, chest, and back. Areas that tend to retain moisture, such as the underarms and the underside of the breasts, can also be affected. The skin in the affected areas typically appears discolored

Category: Disease

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