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Strange Rash

I have developed a strange series of spots all over my chest, I went to my doctor and was prescribed selson blue to apply for 20 minutes before showering, but then the spots multiplied in other area... What is it? What should I do to make it stop?
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563773 tn?1374250139
Hello,
It can be due to tinea versicolor. Tinea versicolor is caused by a fungus that lives in the skin of almost all adults. Factors that can cause the fungus to become more visible include high humidity and immune or hormone abnormalities. Treatment involves topical and oral antifungal medicines. Instead of selsun blue, use selsun shampoo and if the symptoms persist then please consult a dermatologist as oral antifungal drugs may be needed.

I hope it helps. Take care and please do keep me posted in case you have any additional doubts. Kind regards.


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