Benzoyl Peroxide

Benzoyl peroxide is used to treat red and pus-filled acne. It removes excess oil and dead skin cells and also kills the causative bacteria underneath the skin. The common side effect is severe drying of the skin, so it is not indicated for people with eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and psoriasis.

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Suggest ways to fade acne marks apart from laser treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I have used Benzoyl peroxide gel for my acne and it has almost cleared. But, the acne left some red marks and blemishes on my cheek. I wanted to fade that redness on my skin. In the past, I used Epiduo gel. Please suggest me a product and guide me to remove that redness without laser ...  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is redness and some pus filled acne too (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Use cleanser like Cetaphil to wash face. Apply either Retin-A gel (Tretinoin) or Benzoyl peroxide gel in night and Clindamycin gel in the morning. Use sunscreen like Shad...  Read Full »

How to cure the recurrent bumps on my daughter's buttocks?

Query: Hi doctor, My child keeps getting these bumps. The doctor tested for bacteria and fungus, but both were negative. Any ideas on what this could be? It does not bother her at all. It is itching now, but it goes away when I put Triamcinolone ointment on it. But, I do not want to keep using that since i...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need the following information:What are the other areas that are affected? What is the complaint in the area? Is it burning or itching? Exactly how long it has been there? Also, send photographs of other affected areas?Regards.   Read Full »

What is the treatment for ingrown hair that came after waxing?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an uneven skin tone with dark forehead and dry skin. I want to brighten my complexion. Also, I have small bumps and ingrown hair after waxing. I have attached pictures of the same. Please suggest a treatment.   Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have developed ingrown hair or keratosis pilaris and also have dark circles. I suggest the following: Use Mometasone cream in the morning and evening dail...  Read Full »

Is it common to have white fluid while urinating after taking an I-pill?

Query: Hello doctor.  Read Full »


Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please describe your problem. Revert with more information to a general medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/general-medicine-physician  Read Full »

What is the reason for pimples all over my body since the age of 17 years?

Query: Hello doctor, My weight is 60 kg. My height is 6 feet. I have had pimples all over my body since the age of 17. Kindly help.   Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. What is your body temperature? Also, what are the type of acne lesions that you have? Are they painful and small bumps? I suggest the below treatment plan: Wash your face with a gentle cleanser like Ahaglow S fa...  Read Full »

Why do I have acne, pimples, and skin rashes after taking a bath?

Query: Hello doctor, I have acne, pimples, and skin rashes after taking a bath. Kindly suggest medications for my complaints. Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have grade 1 comedonal acne. I suggest you take the following medications: Adapalene-Benzoyl peroxide gel that is to be applied to the acne once at night. Benzoyl peroxide face wash. I also suggest you to avoid a frequent int...  Read Full »

What treatment will you suggest for recurring acne?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from acne for a week. I used Clindamycin gel, but it is not effective. I have attached my photos. My acne goes and comes. Also, tell me which face wash, moisturizer, and sunscreen to use? Kindly suggest treatment for my acne.  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed the attached photographs (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I recommend you use Salicylic acid face wash twice daily and apply Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 percent gel twice daily on the affected areas. Along with this, take a course of a...  Read Full »

How to get rid of the red acne on my face?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently, I got a cluster of red acne on my forehead. After applying Castor-NF cream, Ofloxacin, Terbinafine, Clobetasol, etc., I got no relief with the medicine. They are painful to touch. They are growing rapidly and spreading to other areas on the face. I am completely fed up. I am...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are acne. Please do not apply any of the medications mentioned above. Steroids like Clobetasol will only make acne worse. Apply Peroclin 2.5 % gel (a combination of Clindamycin and Benzoyl peroxide) at bedtime over the forehead for an hour, then wash your face. ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of pus-filled red spots on my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have extremely oily skin with large pores, and I have a large wrinkle on my forehead. I also have lots of red spots with pus.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have seen your query and understood your concern.It seems you have acne and acne scarring in the form of pores.I would suggest you try using the following:Faceclin gel (Clindamycin and Nicotinamide), apply during the day over the pimples.Microbenz (Benzoyl peroxide) 3....  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some home remedies for the acnes in my chest and back.

Query: Hello doctor,I have had acne on my chest and back for several months. It does not become worse, and also it does not improve either. How do I get rid of it at home?Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. B T Priya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to ilciniq.com. I went through your pictures (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). People in your age group are prone to getting acne as your oil glands, and sebaceous glands are active under hormonal influence. More than acne, I could see stretch marks...  Read Full »

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