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What are possible complications of pityriasis versicolor?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Pityriasis versicolor is relatively common fungal infection, and possible complications are limited. One issue may be that pigment changes to your skin color may last for several months after your treatments. Pityriasis versicolor may be a long-term condition that may return during warm weather or in humid climates.

If you have any questions or concerns about the possible complications of pityriasis versicolor, talk to your doctor or dermatologist. There are skin care solutions to help you manage this condition.

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