Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat various bacterial infections. It is used to treat diseases caused by bacteria, like bronchitis, pneumonia, pulpitis, gonorrhea, tonsillitis, etc. Amoxicillin along with other medicines are used to treat peptic ulcers caused by H.pylori bacteria.

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Will Amoxicillin taken for tooth infection help crusty stuff with ear discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I have this hard crusty stuff around the perimeter of my ear canal. It itches and if I scratch it will come off but it sometimes causes clear fluid to drain out of my ear. It also dissolves if I get water in my ear. I am currently on Amoxicillin for a tooth infection.  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Probably you have a subclinical otitis externa. In this condition there will be a very subtle infection in the ear canal which leads to an intense amount of itching. With the use of earbuds the raw area gets exposed and flares up the irritation even more. Impacted wax c...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for allergy on the head of the penis.

Query: Hi doctor, I have some kind of allergy on the head of my penis. Please tell me how to resolve it and which doctor should I consult. My age is 25. I did not consult any doctor before this. I do catch a cold in a month or two and I skip my diet many days. I saw this allergy a month ago when my girlfri...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It appears that either you have contact dermatitis or balanitis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Sometimes, condoms are the source of contact allergy or if you have used soap or lotions or any other agent for masturbation. Did you use anything? Also, f...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ways to manage H.pylori infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I have been experiencing a wide range of symptoms for nearly a year. It all started in the last summer. I started to experience constant vomiting after eating, bloating and weight loss. Then, I was diagnosed with a Dientamoeba fragilis infection and given a cours...  Read Full »

Dr. Uphar Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your symptoms can be explained by Helicobacter pylori easily. H.pylori infects the lining of the stomach, causes increased acid production and (gastroesophageal reflux disease) GERD  as one of the main symptoms. It is a pretty common disease worldwide and is...  Read Full »

How to get rid of jock itch?How to get rid of jock itch?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having an abscess on my balls. It is reddish and painful, but not much. I have jock itch right now. I saw terrific images on the internet, but it is not like that. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please put up two to three clear photos of the affected area for proper evaluation and guidance. Revert back with the photos to a¬†dermatologist online -->  Read Full »

Will cleaning the ears with q-tips cause ear pain with pus?

Query: Hello doctor, Last February, I have had an ear infection from cleaning my left ear too often with a q tip. I went to the hospital and was prescribed Aplosyn otic drops, Celebrex, and an antibiotic which starts with a letter L (I forgot it as I lost the prescription. I am sorry). I took it for a we...  Read Full »

Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I know how frustrating this problem can get. You can follow the advice mentioned below. 1. Please stop using earbuds q-tips as they introduce infections into a sensitive region such as the ear. 2. If there is pus coming out of your ear, there is a possibility of you devel...  Read Full »

How to treat recurrent folliculitis in pubic hair region?

Query: Hello doctor, I have recurrent folliculitis. The most common areas are in my upper legs and skin where my pubic hair lies. I hope you can help me out in explaining why this happens to me. I have this for almost two years now. I was given antibiotics once in the past.  Read Full »

Dr. Subhash Kashyap


Answer: Hi, Welcome to Recurrent folliculitis occurs in people who has deficiency to fight staphylococcus aureus bacteria. These are small boils which occur repeatedly at multiple sites of the body. Antibiotic heals them but they again appear after a few weeks or days. It can develop any time d...  Read Full »

Are my chest congestion and mild chest pain from the past four days due to COVID-19?

Query: My symptoms are that for the past 4 day so or so I have had some congestion in my chest that comes and goes... a few times (a total of about 3 hours in 4 days) very mild chest pain. So I have been staying in bed and on Tamiflu for a few days and 2500 MG of Amoxicillin since yesterday with mild impr...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi. Welcome to icliniq. I am Dr Anshul Varshney for your help. What we know about corona with current available experience is that it has presentation in most cases with Dry cough and Fever which may later turn into breathlessness. Fever has to be there in COVID. Since you have had no fever , cou...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for severe ear pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My niece's ear is paining a lot. A few days ago, she has inserted her finger insider her ear which might have hurt her. She also bled twice. Now the bleeding has stopped but the pain is still there. She is taking pain killers since no doctors are available due to lockdown. Kindly advi...  Read Full »

Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Is she having a cold or cough? The ear pain can be due to ear infection due to cold and cough. Did she hurt her ear canal?  Read Full »

What is the treatment for discharge in ear with pain in a 10-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 10 years old. He is having a problem in the left ear where a yellow liquid comes out with pain for the last three days. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. The possibility of left ear infection is more likely. I would like to know, Is there any fever? Any reduced hearing in that ear? Please reply, so that I can guide you better.  Read Full »

Can Amoxicillin cause rashes in babies?

Query: Hello doctor, My 9-month-old daughter had a rash for three days. It started with small, discreet spots on the legs and lower back. The next day she had a rash on her face and body. These are red, flat spots. It itches. She has no fever and is in good general condition. We consulted a doctor who was ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram


Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your case. In my opinion, there are two to three possibilities for the rash. First yes, it could be drug eruption as the rash is itchy and appeared after she took treatment for otitis. Drug rash can either occur immediately or even after six weeks. ...  Read Full »

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