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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I am suffering from sweating problem and due to this, flies are around me. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from a sweating problem. Due to this problem, flies are around me. I am so shamefully in place. I bath every day two times by soap, and I clean my private parts also. But I do not understand why to create this problem. Even if I do less work, like walking sweat problem ...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your problem can be due to excess sweat or a particular smell which comes in the sweat of some patients, which is known as bromhidrosis. You can use the following medicines to help you, 1. 5 % Benzoyl peroxide soap, leave the lather for 1...  Read Full »

Please suggest an alternative to Flagyl.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a dental abscess from an impacted wisdom tooth. The abscess has occurred on three occasions before. The x-ray showed an impacted bottom wisdom tooth that is, partial bony horizontal impacted third molar. The pain is sharp and radiating towards the front teeth and some pain behind t...  Read Full »


Dr. Paras Angrish

Dentist, Pedodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. A wisdom tooth infection is not an infection of the tooth, but an infection of the gum around the tooth. Infection in wisdom tooth is very common if it is not coming out correctly in the mouth. The first thing most people notice is that the gum is a bit sore over the wis...  Read Full »

There are lots of small bumps on my face, chest, and back. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, There are lots of small bumps on my face, chest, and back. I am not sure they are acne or not but could you look at it and tell me a solution?  Read Full »


Dr. Charu Bansal

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I have seen the attached photographs also (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I understand your concern. As per details, it seems that you are having a condition called acne vulgaris. Acne can present as papules, comedones, pustu...  Read Full »

My acne is getting bad for the last two months. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, Acne started getting bad on and off for the last 2 to 3 months, always had the occasional pimple but now it is all over my face. The dermatologist prescribed Doxycycline after Minocycline, it did not work. He also prescribed Sulfacleanse to use in the shower and Benzoyl Peroxide, Clin...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have grade 2 acne vulgaris and definitely, need oral antibiotics. The thing with anti-acne medications particularly retinoids like Adapalene is that initially, you might feel that acne is flaring and people stop them. But in time they g...  Read Full »

Can oil massage cause acne on the lower back?

Query: Hello doctor, So I never had acne on the back, maybe one or two single, but after visiting this massage center, which I know was a big mistake, my lower back is full of acne. I tried a couple of ointments, did not work. Cortisone helped a little, but not really. I think I need oral back up, any sug...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Apply Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 % combination gel at bedtime over the back. Do not apply Cortisone cream (steroid). It can lead to worsening of the condition. Clinical photographs would have helped. For more information consult a dermatologist online --&g...  Read Full »

What Is The Best Course of Action For Infected Wisdom Tooth?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lower wisdom tooth that has been infected chronically for well over a year. I also have an upper molar that is broken decayed and has been like this for years. The wisdom tooth oozes green pus if you apply pressure with a cotton swab. The decayed tooth is mildly painful. I saw my...  Read Full »


Dr. Geeth Sadasivam

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your complaint and the relevant details. Please do not panic relating this to death. The good thing is you do not have chills or swelling. Huge swellings that cover the entire face, jaw or neck are only dangerous. These are called space infection that keeps s...  Read Full »

I had a right side upper molar issue and was diagnosed as chronic sinusitis. Kindly advice.

Query: Hello doctor, A few months ago I had a right side upper molar issue. I went to a clinic and was given an antibiotic, but it did not help. I went to the clinic after some days, and I asked for Clindamycin and still there was no result. The dentist tapped on the tooth, and there was no pain. He surmi...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to get a professional evaluation because your symptoms may lead to septal perforation, nasal bleeding and permanent loss of sense of smell. I would advise going for nasal endoscopy if you were to do that then follow it up if needed with a CT scan of nose and...  Read Full »

Why are there acne scars with redness on cheeks?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pus, acne on my cheeks from a long time but I used to squeeze them off and they will not even leave a single scar, but from the past two months, I am having severe pus, acne, and even I do not touch or squeeze them. They leave a scar and the redness has increased a lot. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinq.com. 1. Your acne seems quite inflammatory that is they are very red and with pus formation. 2. You will need oral antibiotics along with topical gels applications. 3. Do not squeeze them, they can leave bigger scars. Check the prescription below and follow it.  Read Full »

Why am I having white watery discharge with red swollen vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past week, I had been having extra discharge down there. It is white and watery and has a bad smell. Also, my vagina has been red and looks swollen. Is it from douching or from sex? I have been with the same partner for a year now. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Eeshani Dutta

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it a fishy smell? Is the discharge thin and milky or cottage cheese like? If yes, you seem to be suffering from bacterial vaginosis along with yeast infection. Does your partner have some symptoms too? Please stop douching, it tends to wash away the good protective b...  Read Full »

I have pimples on my mid back for more than two weeks. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor,I find pimples like area on my mid back for more than two weeks. Old ones fade and new ones keep coming. It is not present in any other part of my body. It is just spread in that particular region. What could it be?  Read Full »


Dr. Shanza Ikram

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case. There are many types of acne. Some people develop pimples on back. In my opinion, take capsule Doxycycline 100 mg once daily for two weeks. Apply Clindamycin lotion two times a day. Do not apply any oil or any home remedy. Vitamin E capsul...  Read Full »

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