Clindamycin

Clindamycin belongs to the Lincosamide group of antibiotics. It is used to treat various bacterial infections like middle ear infections, bone infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, pneumonia, and strep throat. It is also used along Quinine for malaria.

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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 »

Why does my wife have vaginal itching with white discharge for the past three days?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has been having itching in the vagina and white discharge in the form of paste for the past two to three days. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Maneesha

Answer: Hello,Welcome to iclinic.com.I need to know some detailed history to help to better. 1) When was her last period?2) What is the color of discharge?3) Is the discharge curdy white or some greyish white?4) Does it have a foul-smelling odor?5) Is there any redness over the itching area?6) Does she have...  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 »

Can you do a HydraFacial with existing acne on the face?

Query: Hi doctor,Can one get hydrafacial with acne existing on the face? What are the different types of hydrafacial available?Kindly guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly get it done after an active lesion of acne subsides. Please answer me the following to help you better; 1) What is the type of lesions? 2) Are the pimples pus-filled? 3) Are they painful? 4) What is your skin type? Regards.  Read Full »

What are the common sites of acne development?

Query: Hello doctor, I have mild or moderate acne for the past eight months. I had it only once before 15 months. I used some gel prescribed by a dermatologist, but after three months, it did not go well for me. My face used to burn or irritate and appear red whenever I applied that. For the next six mont...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and understand your concern. Acne vulgaris is a common skin problem in adolescents. In adulthood, it involves pilosebaceous follicles or oil glands. Therefore, it involves areas where oil glands are dense, like the face, chest, back, upper arms a...  Read Full »

My legs are itchy with small red dots. Is it due to an insect bite?

Query: Hi doctor, Something appears to have bitten me on my legs. The skin is very red, and when I scratch, the area around it gets small red dots. It is incredibly itchy, and heat makes it worse. When I put ice on it, it feels better. I can feel a tiny lump in the centre of the round red bite, and it pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like some bed bug bitten case. Avoid scratching that area if you develop the itch. I suggest you antihistamine drug like tablet Levocetirizine 5 mg twice daily for five days and tablet Acenac-P (Aceclofenac and Paracetamol) twice daily for five days. Consult...  Read Full »

Can Benzoyl peroxide be used for a longer time for acne?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from acne for five years. I took Accutane for two months and stopped it recently due to side effects. My acne again started to come back after a month. Now, I am following a diet with no sugar or fast food and fewer dairy products. Also, I am using Benzoyl peroxide face was...  Read Full »


Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can use Benzoyl peroxide continuously until you have any side effects like itching, rash and dryness of skin. Also, you should stop immediately once you know that you are pregnant or you can stop once you are planning to get pregnant. IIt does not have any effect on ...  Read Full »

I have a skin problem behind my ear due to my specs. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with my specs. There was a skin problem behind my ear where the specs rest. The injury is reddish black in color. One month ago, I had the same type of problem on my nose, the point where the specs touch my left side of the nose. Now, I am using contact lenses. After 20 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is basically frictional dermatitis, which has left behind pigmentation. Do not use Fusiwal-M cream (Mometasone furoate and Fusidic acid) as there is no inflammation. It will take time for pigmentation to resolve. I suggest Kojiglo gel (Kojic acid and vitamin C) or Mel...  Read Full »

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