Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor (Pitiriasi Versicolor) is keratomycosis or superficial fungus.

On the skin it can live like a normal flora. It’s not contagious, so there is not a problem for the other people around. Mostly women and girls are affected by this disease because of an aesthetic goal and more often after tanning more than usual. Brownish or brown spots appear on the skin. Light brown spots has a tendency to merge into large focal point on the chest, on the back, in the armpits, and in the inguinal areas. On the surface of stains it is possible to see rough peeling.When iodine smudges, the stain gets darken. A test that is called Balzer is needed to be able to diagnose this one. After sun exposure, the spots turn white and the skin becomes spotty or multi-colored. White spots stand out strongly against the background of tanned skin. Those multi-colored spots can deprive longer, even for years and years. With older people, it can disappear on its own.

May be health and beauty be with you!