Understanding Tinea Versicolor

July 24, 2018

Tinea versicolor is a widespread skin fungal infection. The fungus hinders the normal pigmentation of the skin, producing in small, discolored spots. These spots can be darker or lighter in skin tone than the rest of your surrounding skin, and most cases affect the chest and shoulders. Tinea versicolor typically happens in teens and young adults. Sun exposure can cause tinea versicolor to become more visible. Tinea versicolor, which is…