i am 28 years old male, noticed hyperpigmented spots in my axilla 2 weeks before and after few days i noticed hyopigmented spots on my chest , abdomen , neck , shoulders, arms and forarms. i am using selenium sulphide na cortrimazole shampoo once daily and cream ketoconazole once daily over lesions. the rash is sparsly spread. i have taken 2 tablets of fluconazole 400mg 15 days apart. they hyperpigmented spots lightened after 5 6 days of treatment but hypopigmented spots are still there .i am quit worried about my looks . i wish to know how often i will have this infection. is it inevitable to not have a recurrances, is it essential that i will have a recurrance. most importantly for how many years i will have this infection if it frequently recurred ? kindly address the issue . i am very worried and depressed since i was diagnosed this disease ?
Recurrence is common and may be reduced by intermittent application of topical anti-fungal agents like tea tree oil or selenium sulfide
It is prevalant in hot humid climates and in people who sweat allot, because the yeast grows in those conditions. The yeast is normally on our skin, then when it gets these conditions it can grow. There is no measurement of how many times you would have them or for how long.
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