Tinea versicolor natural treatment

Tinea versicolor is a fungal infection that can be produced by a fungi that resides in your body. If the condition does develop then it could be apparent as it causes spots to show on your skin. Not everyone is affected by tinea versicolor but it is possible for anyone to develop the condition. If you so happen to develop the condition then you will want to treat it as soon as possible and a natural treatment method would be your best option.

What Happens If I Don’t Treat It?
The spots that develop as a result of having the condition are red in color and while they are visually noticeable they do not really have many symptoms. Some of the spots may burn, itch, or feel irritated but it is usually nothing severe.

These spots will most commonly be displayed on either your stomach area or your face. If you do not treat them then they will continue to develop but usually over time they will go away. Since the spots are pretty much harmless it should not be a major issue if you do not treat it but for cosmetic reasons you may want to treat the condition.

Treating Tinea Versicolor
There are a variety of ways to treat tinea versicolor but it would be suggested to find a natural treatment method that you can do at home. One of the most common and effective ways that tinea versicolor is treated is by using a shampoo with selenium sulphide on the affected areas. If you choose this treatment method then make sure the concentration amount of Selenium Sulphide is very high so it is effective at treating the spots.

Even though using the shampoo method can be effective you may want to avoid chemicals and keep it completely natural. There are some natural treatment methods for Tinea Versicolor and they are also home remedies for the condition. One example of a natural treatment method for Tinea Versicolor would be using yogurt to treat it. This method can show positive results over time but it will take a while for the results to show. Basically make sure you are consuming a lot of yogurt in your daily diet and also apply unflavored yogurt to the affected areas.

Another option would be to create a paste that can be applied to the affected area. This is an effective natural treatment for the condition and it can help treat the spots and make your skin healthier as well. The recipe for the past includes the following ingredients: clarified butter, sandal wood powder, and turmeric powder.

Even if you do not treat tinea versicolor there are still a few precautions that you should take. You will want to avoid anything that can cause your skin to become irritated. An example of this would be chlorine as it can irritate your skin dramatically. You could purchase a chlorine shower filter in order to prevent this from affecting the spots on your body. Basically try to avoid anything that will irritate the spots and make them worse. It is still recommended that you treat the condition immediately even if it is just for cosmetic improvements.

When treating tinea versicolor you will want to find the best method possible. Your body will respond differently to different treatment methods so it may require some trial and error. You may also want to get some advice on what you should do to treat the condition but generally it is not a severe enough condition that it requires medical attention. If you want to treat the condition to get rid of the annoying spots then simply find a reliable natural treatment method for the condition.

Last updated on Jan 24th, 2010 and filed under Alternative Medicine. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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