Tinea Versicolor - Breast Reduction

Just curious to know if having tinea versicolor on my breast will effect healing after breast reduction.

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Tinea versicolor and breast reduction

Tinea versicolor is not likely to effect the results of a breast reduction. However, it may be associated with fungal infections and you may want to exclude this possibility prior to surgery.

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Will Tinea Versicolor Effect Breast Reduction Surgery?

No, Tinea Versicolor will not affect your Breast Reduction surgery. I would recommend just washing it with something such as Selsun Blue, or another similar anti-infective agent

Robert N. Young, MD, FACS
San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
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