All you need to know about Tinea versicolor
It is a general fungal infection that triggers minute colored blotches of skin.
- It requires a proper medical diagnosis
- Lab tests and imaging are rarely required
- It can be treated by a medical practitioner
- It is a symptom of coronary artery disease
- It is not contagious
It is a common ailment in India and there are approximately 1 million identified cases per year. 
Often affects young adults or teenagers. It can be caused due to humid climates, oily skin, a weak immune system, and hormonal changes.
It is likely to disappear in cooler climates.
People can experience
- Discolored skin patches
- Darkening of the skin
- Mild itching
- Pink, red, tan or brown skin
Self-care: Keep it clean and cool
Medications: For removing the discolored patches of skin, take an over-the-counter antifungal cream.
Specialist: Consult your doctor, pediatrician, or dermatologist if the condition does not improve after self-care. mmfine caters to different areas of health issues and the perfect course of treatment can be chosen according to your requirements.