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Old 05-10-2003, 10:11 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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I have an employee who has a bad case of white spots on her upper arms and the area just below her neck. I am assuming that it is from tinnea versicolor. She had a baby a little over a year ago and also has a dark brown patch of skin on her cheek. I've read the previous posts on hormonal changes in a pregnant women and I know that would explain the dark brown patch on her face. We've tried "sunspot" lotion and even the application of Selsun Blue. Nothing is working. My problem is that customers are asking questions about it and are worried that they will develop this. I've explained to them the tinnea versicolor "syndrome". Does anyone have any other suggestions? I've told her to ask her doctor about it just to make sure, but are there any other products on the market other than the "Sunspot" that we could try????
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Old 05-10-2003, 11:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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This is NOT contagious. Have her shampoo her hair with the selsun blue. This should take care of the cause and eventually the spots will disappear...
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The reason behind the selsun blue is the ingredient Salicylic Acid. You can buy it in soap bar form which works even better. It just a fungus that can be controlled with the salicylic acid.
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My husband has this really bad, at times, and the sunspot stuff just does not work at all for him. What we found that works is (I can't think of the name right now) but it is a spray or lotion that is made for athlete's foot (Don't laugh, it works!!) An old doctor told him to use it, we did and it does kill the fungus. It works better than all the prescription stuff that he has used. I think the name is Lotriman (??Spelling) I would try this on your arms, back or legs, but I would not use it on my face. Just my opinion, I am not a doctor!!!
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Since tinea versicolor is a fungus, any type of fungal cream would probably work. However, it is a fungus that falls out of your hair onto your skin, so treating it only on your skin does not take care of the whole problem. You need to wash your hair at least once or twice a week with a shampoo that will help kill the fungus on your scalp and in your hair.
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You're right, and people should expect it to take a couple of weeks before it begins to clear up.
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Also, once you have experienced it, you are likely to continue getting it. Don't be suprised if you see the spots reappear if you don't continue treatment at least once a week even after it clears up!
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Nizoral Antifungal Shampoo just became available in an otc strength - it is still kept behind the pharmacy counter in most stores ~ Ask the Pharmacist for it....

The Scalp MUST be treated 3 times a week (shampoo and leave it on the scalp and hair for 5 mins) and the body areas must be treated daily - full strength and left on overnite..... use a lite scrubbing motion with finger nails or a scrunggy to exfoliate..... it can take weeks - but it must be done.....

Norvell makes a Sea Corral Salt Scrub that I have sold to RESISTENT cases of this Sunspot (well established spots are HUGE).... same process as above - just use the seasalt scrub in the morning while exfoliating....

Not everybody's skin is 'hospitable' to yeast organisims.... the skin conditions have to be RIGHT for the yeast to grow (colonize).... you cannot catch it from a tanning bed - however, advanced tanning will really show the UN-Tanned spots very clearly....

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I just destroyed a case of this..... treated overnight with Selsun Blue for about 3 weeks... I also used Body Drench's Wipe Out in the morning after my shower. I had dry-arse skin for about a month on my back but there are no white spots to speak of nowadays.
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Old 02-18-2004, 12:23 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Quote:it is a fungus that falls out of your hair onto your skin
may I ask how do people get it in their hair?
In public places? Hotel pillows?? what?
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