Tinea Versicolor

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection of skin which is mainly observed in children as well as in adults. Tinea versicolor is also known as pityriasis versicolor and it is caused by a type of yeast naturally lives in your skin. When the yeast grows out of control then it appear as a rash. It has a tendancy to stay on many months or even years.

This condition is commonly observed in people especially in tropical and subtropical countries such as India. The infection can happen for any of the following reasons:

  1. You have oily skin
  2. You live in a hot climate
  3. You sweat a lot
  4. You have a weak immune system


It is caused by the fungus. The year or fungus by the name Pityrosporum ovale normally found on skin mainly on upper back and chest region. Triggering and maintaining factor:

  • Hot climate
  • Excessive sweating


  • It may cause loss of skin color (hypopigmentation) or increase in skin color (hyperpigmentation) macules with sharp edges and fine scales.
  • Itching


  • Clinical presentation of the Tinea Versicolor
  • Skin scrapings of affected area for microscopic examination
  • Culture

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Homeopathic Approach for the Treatment of Tinea Versicolor

Homeopathy works extremely well in the cases of Tinea Versicolor. One may expect complete recovery. The right medicine is selected on the basis of patient’s individual symptoms.

Just call or WhatsApp at +91 8264408264 and make an appointment to get homeopathic treatment for Tinea Versicolor with Dr. Vikas Singhal. At Dr. Singhal Homeo, you can get an online video consultation in India, as well as in Lithuania, France, Spain, Italy, Macau, Thailand, Hong Kong, Nigeria, Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Scotland, Austria, Canada, and Singapore.