Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction that results when an allergen comes in contact with your skin, resulting in redness and inflammation. The other symptoms include dry and scaly skin, hives, sun sensitivity, swelling, and blisters. Allergic contact dermatitis can result from contact with latex gloves, poison ivy, cosmetics, jewelry, etc.

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What are the tiny hole-like rashes in my palm that do not spread anywhere?

Query: Hello doctor,I started to have tiny holes in my palm a few months ago. They do not hurt and are symptomless. And also, they do not spread anywhere.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Kindly answer the following to help you better;1) Did you had any contact with irritant chemicals?2) Do you have any history of atopy or allergies?3) What is your occupation?4) Do you have a dry skin type?5) Any excess scratching and rubbing of the lesions?6) Do you have...  Read Full »

I get on and off skin rashes two to three times a year. Kindly help me get cure completely.

Query: Hello doctor,I am having on and off skin rashes all over my body. It started on my hands and spreading to other parts of the body. The bumps are of different sizes, and some are clusters; others are single. In addition, they are red, raised, and very itchy. They are presented for more than three wee...  Read Full »


Dr. N Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I acknowledge your query and the pictures attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It looks like allergic manifestation rather than infective. It is probably eczema, atopic dermatitis, or allergic dermatitis, which often occurs afte...  Read Full »

Why are my hands always dry with on and off non-itchy red spots on the back of my left hand?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old male. My hands remain dry always. And I could notice red spots on the back of my left hand during bedtime. These spots last for about 30 minutes to one hour. They are not itchy or painful. I am having this issue for more than seven years. I am allergic to dust and...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly send some good quality photographs taken in the natural light. Regards.  Read Full »

Why do I have multiple itchy lesions all over my body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 72 years male, who weighs 66 kg and I am 166 cm tall. I have multiple itchy lesions all over my body which responses temporarily to oral steroids. RAST test showed I am allergic to dogs and cats. My dermatologist diagnosed it as type 3 hypersensitivity (IgG mediated), and I am no...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. It seems you have developed either allergic contact dermatitis or tinea corporis. Please sent pictures of the lesions, for a better understanding. Revert with more information to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-o...  Read Full »

I got a bad reaction in my face on applying facial hair removal cream. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old female, who weighs 56 kg and I am 164 cm tall. I have had a bad reaction to cream that I used on my face. The cream is a hair removal cream designed to be used on your face. I did a patch test on my arm (as instructed in the product instructions) and had no reactions...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed irritant contact dermatitis to the hair removal cream. I suggest you try using Fucibet cream (combination of Betamethasone and Fusidic acid)...  Read Full »

I have recurrent red spots on the back of the leg. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some reddish spots particularly in the back of my leg, which is growing, itching, and spreading on my skin. If I apply Candid B solution regularly, it gets reduced and disappears. However, if I stop using this solution, it starts growing back. What is this? Please suggest some perm...  Read Full »


Dr. V Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need to know some history before giving an appropriate diagnosis. Did you have a fever before this rash? Do you have a sore throat? Is it only on one leg or both the legs? Any burning while micturition? Any history of joint or abdominal pain?  Are the lesions blanchab...  Read Full »

My nephew has a skin infection in the right midfoot. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor,My nephew, who is 5.6 years old, has got a skin infection in the right midfoot. My sister noticed it a week ago. She thought it as some infection due to sweat in summer. Now, it has been the same which is in the attached photo. Until now there is no itching or burning or any irritation or ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems that your nephew developed fixed drug eruption or irritant contact dermatitis. I suggest you apply Fucibet cream (Betamethasone and Fusidic acid) twice daily and ...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for cyst-like bumps on inner thighs and pubic area.

Query: Hello doctor,I have cyst-like bumps on my inner thighs and pubic area. This has been happening on and off for about five years, but I have been too embarrassed to talk to a doctor.  Read Full »


Dr. Monika Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I gather from your history that you have got cystic rashes over your pubic area every now and then. You have not mentioned any other symptoms associated with it, like any redness, itching, pain associated with them? Is there any discharge from the vagina or any ...  Read Full »

What to do for the small pimple-like mark present near my eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small pimple like mark near one of my eyes. I was wondering about the cause and treatment for it. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since how long you have it? Please send an image. Revert with photo to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

I have painful and itchy rashes on my neck. How to cure it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a terrible, painful and itching rash on my neck since 20 days. I have taken Benadryl, Claritin, Allegra and now Zyrtec with Fluocinonide ointment. Before that, I used Triamcinolone Acetonide and Cortizone-10 cream. Nothing is working. I had similar problem thrice before due to all...  Read Full »


Dr. Chaitra Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I can see from the picture uploaded (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there is some redness and there are few sores. There might have been a contact dermatitis. You could find relief from using Cetaphil moisturizer and Mometasone and Fusidic acid cream ...  Read Full »

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