Cetaphil is a brand of skincare products for sensitive, dry skin, and skin that is prone to acne. Cetaphil cleanser is said to be mild on the skin and prevents unwanted dryness. It contains water, propylene glycol, sodium lauryl sulfate, etc.
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What is the cause of dry skin in the front of my lower legs?
Query: Hi doctor,I have some dry skin in the front of my lower legs, but it is on both legs. It is red and looks like dry skin. It does not itch, and I have had it for a few months. Do you have any idea of what could it be? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is xerosis that is, dry skin. Shins are common sites for xerosis.Xerosis can be due to a cold climate, atopic dermatitis or certain other disorders such as hypothyroidism.I suggest you the following treatment for xerosis. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with... Read Full »
What is the treatment for penis pain due to balanoposthitis?
Query: Hello doctor, I had mild penis pain below the glans. The doctor checked and informed minimal balanoposthitis. I took Microdox 100 for 15 days, Zocon for seven days, Gabapentin for 15 days. There was a relief. He asked me to apply Onabet cream for 15 days. When I apply Onabet cream it relieves me but... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is balanoposthitis by your description. It is due to a candidial yeast infection. Which will flare according to our immunity. It is not contagious and not harmful. Get your fasting and postprandial blood sugar and TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) levels d... Read Full »
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 »
I Want A Fair Skin. Can I Use Skinlite Cream To Get A Fair And Glowing Skin?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a very dark skin. One of my friends used skinlite cream and she has turned very fair. Can I also use that cream to get a fair and glowing skin? I really want a fair skin. I am just tired of my skin. Please help me doctor. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Natural complexion is the best. Melanin, the pigment responsible for the skin color has protective effects. Use cleanser like cetaphil to wash your face. You can use sunscreen lotions like shade lotion regularly 2-3 times a day. Skinlite is a combination cream with ... Read Full »
Why do I keep getting reddish-pink bumps on my skin?
Query: Hi doctor, For the past seven months, I have been getting these reddish pink non-itchy bumps on my skin. They are round to oval and small to big. When they first appear, they were all over my arms, abdomen, back and on my thighs. Now they randomly show up here and there. I had a large one in my elbo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and viewed the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and do understand your concern. I need to get a few more details about your lesions. On an average, how long do the individual lesion last before settl... Read Full »
How to get glowing and healthy skin?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. My weight is 48 kg, and my height is 5'2". I have fair skin. I had nodular acne on my face, back and shoulder. I was on Isotretinoin for five months and have gotten over my acne. However, my skin looks lifeless, unmoisturized, and dull on the face, hands, and s... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The dull skin is due to the capsule Isotretinoin. It removes the moisturizing sebum and oil from the skin and acts against acne. Unfortunately, the same action causes the side effect of dry and itchy skin. First, you should understand that this effect is temporary and w... Read Full »
What is the reason for the dry, itchy, and severe acne-like rash that I have had for the past five years?
Query: Hi doctor,I have had a severe acne-like rash on my face for almost four to five years. It is chronic, itchy, dry, and leaves a purple scar once it heals. It all started four years ago, after which I got my two wisdom teeth removed. But it got worsened the last year. I have been to a private dermatol... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern. It is an atopic rash with a secondary bacterial infection. I suggest the following:1) Apply 2 % Nadifloxacin cream twice daily in the morning and night for 15 days.2) Tablet Antoxid HC (Selenium, Beta Carotene, Copper, Manganese, and Zinc sulphate... Read Full »
In winters, my skin gets very dry. What cream would suit me?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37-year-old female. I am facing pimples problem in and around my nose area on my face. Now, in winters, my skin is getting very dry and also getting white. I want to know which face cream suits me for dry skin. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hope you are doing well. At your age, pimples are very unlikely. Pimples seen after 30 years of age is called adult acne, most of the times it is because of a hormonal cause. I am really sorry, I cannot suggest medicines for pimples without seeing your clinical pict... Read Full »
Can I use Evion 400 for dry skin and hair?
Query: Hello doctor, My skin and hair have become very dry. Someone suggested taking Evion 400 capsules orally daily. Can you please suggest if I can take these capsules? Will they help in getting rid of dryness? Are there any side effects? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Evion (vitamin E) capsules will not help much with the dryness. For the skin, I suggest the following: Use a gentle soap like Dove or Cetaphil. Apply Venusia lotion twice a day over your body. For the hair, I suggest you try doing the following: Use any good conditione... Read Full »
What would be the best solution for my acne and seborrheic dermatitis?
Query: Hello doctor, I have acne and seborrheic dermatitis on the face. Proactiv 3 step system has been used for a very long time which controls the acne. However, about 18 months ago, I started getting a red bumpy rash around the areas next to my nose and under my eyes. I then went to a dermatologist. He... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have severe dandruff or seborrheic dermatitis, intense itching? Any history of photodermatitis? Prolong sun exposure, heat rash, etc.? Acne Rosacea? Aggravation factor for the same? Do you have dry, flaky facial skin or extremely dry skin? Do you have greasy s... Read Full »