What is tinea versicolor?
Also known as: pityriasis versicolor.
Tinea versicolor is a yeast infection of the skin that causes red spots to appear. Though it’s not harmful, it can cause unwanted physical symptoms.
Reviewed by: Ana Margarita Duarte, MD
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