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 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

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

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

Cosmetologist

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 »

I have pain at the ear-piercing site. How to get cured?

Query: Hello doctor, I got a piercing done in the upper portion of my ear about four months back. Still, I have pain around one of my ears, but there are no signs of infection. I do apply lukewarm salt water solution to the affected area, but still it hurts. Please let me know something to resolve this.  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ear piercing can lead to chronic infections and the use of earrings can further add on the metal allergy. Kindly mention if the procedure was done at a professional center and the type of the earrings that you use. Kindly upload an image of the present condition, even if...  Read Full »

How are itchy bumps on the vagina treated?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried female. From last one year, I have been suffering from vaginal infection. A few small bumps have grown inside the skin of the vagina. Sometimes, I feel itching inside it. I am sexually active with my fiance. I have consulted a specialist. She told me due t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sonal Prasad

Childbirth Educator, Lactation Counselor, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears to be a contact dermatitis superadded on the warts. Use Panderm cream (combination of Ornidazole, Clobetasol, Terbinafine and Ofloxacin) on the affected area twice a day for 15 days. Also, put Clingen forte vaginal pessary (combination of Clotrimazole, ...  Read Full »

What could cause a yellowish-white film on skin with hair loss and infected nails?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a yellowish-white film growing all over the skin, and sometimes it has black spots in it. It made me lose my hair, and all of my nails look infected. When I peel it off, it is almost like my hair comes out of it? It is very weird. My children have it too. Any idea what it could...  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your history, I want to get some details from you. Did you get this infection from your kids or the other way around? Was there any red itchy sore before the yellow crust? After looking at your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identit...  Read Full »

Can excessive masturbation and sex cause pimple in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male, who is in good health. So, here is the story. It first started two weeks ago. My girlfriend thought it would be fun to remove my pubic hair one night. She started the waxing process, but after the first removal strips had been off, I decided I was never going t...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you only have small bumps over the shaft of the penis. There is no discharge, redness, itching or tingling. Most of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) results in discharge, mild fever, and ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of facial flushing and redness in the nose?

Query: Hello doctor, I applied a mask of lemon juice and honey on my nose, cheeks, and front. After the mask, I used Biore pore strips on my nose. After that, I put a little Benzagel on a small area around the nose. Three days later, I go to bed with a burning feeling on my face. I see the mirror and se...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the flush evanescent in nature or persistent? Any other symptoms like burning or itching? Looking forward to your response to help you.  Read Full »

Why do I have a scar with pain in my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been running a lot lately, and there this one time that I felt some pain in the head of my penis. It was a small burn, and it did not hurt, so I just let it be. Then I noticed a sort of small scar. Now, it has gotten big, like a callous or a big scar plate. It does not hurt or any...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for attaching the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and I understood your concern. Such a thing can be due to fungal infection or allergic dermatitis due to sweating and improper hygiene. As you mentioned, you were not involved in sexu...  Read Full »

How to get rid of the pimple-like thing inside my vagina?

Query: Hi doctor,I have noticed in the last few weeks that I have spotted when I wipe down there from time to time. I was wondering what is happening due to not having any other symptoms. So I took a mirror and went on the search, and I found a little pimple-like thing that bleeds from time to time inside ...  Read Full »


Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for reaching out. Based on the symptoms and the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have provided, the important differential diagnosis could be: Genital warts. Molluscum contagiosum of the vagina. Infected inclusion cyst. Allergic...  Read Full »

What medicine is used for itching and rash?

Query: Hi doctor, I am itching on my palms and fingers. There is redness and small hives. It has been one week now. I have also developed a rash near elbow and wrist. The itching is more when I wake up in the morning. I have attached the images along. The rash is on both of my hands. I am studying agric...  Read Full »


Dr. Sidharth Sonthalia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The quality of your pictures was unfortunately not very good, but decent enough to allow me to make a provisional diagnosis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems that you are suffering from a form of contact allergic eczema. It is an eczema in resp...  Read Full »

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