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Tinea versicolor

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Dr. David Boyd is treating Tinea versicolor at Family Practice Specialists of Richmond.

It is a common fungal infection that results in small patches of discolored skin. It is most common in warm, humid weather.

The patches, which are often white or tan and may be itchy, grow slowly and may be more noticeable after sun exposure.

It can be treated with over-the-counter anti fungal creams, lotions or shampoos. Skin color may remain uneven for several weeks.

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