Cetaphil Cleanser

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 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 »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

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 »

Please suggest a lotion or cream for my combination skin.

Query: Hi doctor,I have combination skin. I have blackheads with normal pores. I am acne-free. I have two questions. What is the best lotion that can be used on the face and body? Is it good to use them in my skin?   Read Full »


Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important to follow a healthy skin routine for having healthy skin. You can start cleansing your face with facewashes. You can use soap-free cleansers like Cetaphil or Cerave or D-acne (Clindamycin). Avoid using foamy facewashes. For visible pores presenting with ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for dry patches in the corners of the mouth in a four-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor,My four year old son has a one-inch dry scaly pink (sometimes red) patch next to the corner of his mouth. He is healthy. He uses hypoallergenic sunscreen at his camps. It has been five weeks and it is not getting better. He does not have a history of eczema, etc. It does not itch or hu...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and concern. From your description, it seems like your son has either have pityriasis alba, impetigo or cheilitis (perioral dermatitis). Stop all applications and get a review with a picture at the earliest. Revert with more information to a de...  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 »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

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 »

Will Kojivit cream and Clearmin soap help improve my skin tone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. My face tone looks uneven and very dull. Can I use Kojivit gel to improve my skin tone along with clearmin soap? Is clearmin soap good? Or please suggest any other soap.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may continue the use of Kojivit gel, which has Kojic acid. However, I would recommend you to replace Kojivit gel with Vitamin-C based creams. The soap you have mentioned is fine, but make sure you are following a good facial routine, which means cleansing, toning, a...  Read Full »

How to cure the rashes in the hands, face, and legs of my 2-year-old son?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 2 years and 9 months old. Five months back, he got rashes all over his hands, face and legs, from buttocks to toe. We have consulted many doctors. One of them said it would last three months and prescribed some medicines, but it did not subside. I was then told he is hypersensi...  Read Full »


Dr. G.s.s. Sandeep

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, your kid might be having acute urticaria symptoms, papular urticaria or purpura. Please send me a few pictures, taken when the rash is active. This will help me in diagnosis. For more information consult a dermatologist online --> http...  Read Full »

I have an issue with the skin texture on my cheek, and it is sensitive to touch. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been having skin texture issues on my cheek for a while. When I looked closely at my skin, I could feel something more profound. The area is sensitive to touch or stretch. Can you help me know what it is?Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly answer me the following to help you better; 1) Do you have any history of photosensitivity? 2) Is there a burning sensation on exposure to sun? 3) Any history of atopy or allergies? 4) What is your skin type? 5) Did you use harsh soaps or cosmetic...  Read Full »

How to reduce the pimples present on my mouth, chin, forehead, and nose?

Query: Hello doctor, Around a year ago, some red pimples started appearing around my mouth, chin, forehead, and my nose. These small red pimples create a red area when seen from far away because they are very small and inflamed. It never disappears. My skin always feels stuck and not flexible and with a mi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do not apply Metronidazole gel, as there is also erythema over your face. I suggest you try doing the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start using the m...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a body lotion to have an even skin tone.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old woman. I like my skin tone very much. But, I have pigmented skin. I see a lot of discoloration in my face, near my eyes and near mouth. I have consulted a dermatologist and he recommended Vichy cream overnight, which helped me a lot in getting an even skin. But, the wr...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and seen the photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity) you have attached. You should go for Wunder eye cream for the pigmentation and fine lines around the eyes twice daily. As far as even skin tone is concerned use One...  Read Full »

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 »


Dr. Shalini Patodiya

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 wi...  Read Full »

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