Aloe vera gel is extracted from aloe vera, which is a medicinal plant. Aloe vera gel can be used directly from the aloe vera leaves or is commercially available as a gel. This gel used to various skin conditions by applying it to the skin. Aloe vera gel capsules promote good health if taken internally.
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Why do I have an itching sensation in the scrotum?
Query: Hello doctor, I am experiencing itching of the scrotum, below the scrotum area as well as in the tip of the foreskin. There is a dry and inflamed area on the right scrotum area. There is inflammation of the tip of fore skin. There is inflammation of the area below the scrotum. I am experiencing it... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern may be balanoposthitis. Apply Aloederm gel (Aloe vera and Glycerine) first on the washed and dried affected area. Apply Efficort cream (Hydrocortisone) 0.127 %. Use it until the redness subsides. Apply Eberwin (Eberconazole) 1 % cream at bedtime. ... Read Full »
What is a complementing skin care regime when undergoing skin resurfacing treatment?
Query: Hello doctor, I have started getting Venus Viva skin resurfacing treatment for atrophic acne scars. I will be getting six sessions over the next six months. I want to complement this treatment with a healthy skin care regime. I read that aloe vera gel and certain essential oils such as carrot seed a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern. A resurfacing treatment would leave your skin red and sensitive for a few days till the epidermis regenerates fully. So, you should be judicious in using products which supposedly while aiding skin regeneration are in fact, irritating or c... Read Full »
Should I take bath if I am down with chicken pox?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I am down with chicken pox from yesterday, I wanted to know if I can have a normal bath. And also, I have a rash that is probably something fungal near my genitals and I have noticed that the pox is very crowded in that patch. Any advice? Please reply soon. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you can take bath with lukewarm water, avoid hot water. Do not use harsh soap or scrub. You can use a mild soap. Since it is winter, normal soap will make your skin drier and will irritate the chickenpox blisters. But the best thing will be to have luke warm sp... Read Full »
How can scrotal eczema be treated?
Query: Hi doctor, I found a red dry skin on my scrotum today. What is is? Is it dangerous? How can I treat it? I am still a virgin. I have attached the pictures of the dry skin. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like scrotal dermatitis. Try doing the following. If it is itching, I suggest you take tablet Teczine (Levocetirizine hydrochloride) 10 mg, once in the night for a month. Also, mi... Read Full »
I need a skin lightening cream made with natural ingredients. Please advice.
Query: Hello doctor, I would like to make a personal skin lightening cream for myself that is 100% natural and contains ingredients such as potatoes, lemon, aloe vera, turmeric. I would like a further make it extremely potent and strong and other natural ingredients to be added. I need your expertise on th... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood you are skeptical using some chemicals on your skin. So for you, I can very confidently suggest Crystal Tomato skin clarity cream (depigmentation cream), which is almost chemical-free and made from botanicals. It has been clinically proven to be effecti... Read Full »
Please suggest treatment for heat rashes on testicles.
Query: Hi doctor, I get red marks on my testicles when it is hot outside. Is it heat rash or STD? I have attached a picture of the red lesions for your better understanding. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems like you have topical steroid-induced telangiectasia or angiokeratoma. Do you have any itching or pain? Are you using any topical cream for itching over the scrot... Read Full »
Why did my baby suddenly develop red patches on the skin?
Query: Hi doctor, There are sudden red patches on the skin of my 5 months old baby. He had mild fever the previous day and loose motions before that. There is no other noticeable symptom. Crocin and Atarax drops have been given. Same thing happened two days ago and the almost entire upper body had turned r... Read Full »
Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem seems to be like either a viral infection or allergy. If fever has subsided, then mostly it is an allergy. If fever is still persistent, then it is infection related rash. You can continue Crocin (Paracetamol) for fever and Atarax (Hydroxyzine) for rash. Al... Read Full »
Why do I have skin lesions on the hands and back?
Query: Hello doctor, There are skin lesions in a 29 year old female who happened to be healthy before. The lesions started to appear two weeks ago. It has now increased on hands, back and foot. There is no itching associated with it. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Has the mucosa been affected? Has it spread to other areas? Does she have any fever associated with it and taking any medication? Is there any history of recent travel or herpes infection? What is the change in appearance of the lesion during the course? How it started ... Read Full »
What causes itchy cracks on the scrotum?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a skin problem on my scrotum. I am having this issue since six months. It itches every time and there are cracks on my scrotum. I am using Betnovate. When I use the ointment, it goes away and when I stop it, it recurs. Previously, I had a skin disease, which I think as keratos... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and do understand your concern. Read Full »
Why do the stretch marks on my inner thighs hurt?
Query: Hello doctor, I have stretch marks on my inner thighs and buttocks area. When I sit for about 30 minutes, the stretch marks hurt (in the scale of 1-10, the pain is around 8). So, I have to stand up once in a while. More and more stretch marks appear when they hurt and they hurt too. It is very unco... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.I have gone through your history and picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I get your worry. I can see that you have already tried a lot of therapies for the same with not much relief. Weight gain is usually a gradual process and not much skin stretch... Read Full »