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Tinea Versicolor
Itchy flaky dry skin rashes with red scale around...doctor prescribed terbinafine HCl cream and tablets, flucanazole powder...Please suggest how long will it take to go completely? Should I continue these medicines?
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Tinea versicolor usually resolves within a week or two, however marks may take couple of months to resolve. If it's been scaling n red for longer, I guess you should see a dermatologist (again) since some conditions may resemble tinea versicolor and you may need specific treatment for that
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