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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What does watery and foul-smelling vaginal discharge signify?

Query: Hi doctor, My aunt is 31 years old and had her uterus removed 11 years ago. From then she never had the periods nor any discharge. It was all alright until a month ago. She had suddenly started experiencing waterlike vaginal discharge which is little smelly, and it hurts in stomach sometimes. When s...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If there were few more facts about your aunt regarding the indication for uterus removal, any follow-ups, diabetic status, her sexual life, etc., would have been helpful. At the age of 31 years, the most probable cause is an infection. I put forth the possibilities a...  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 »

How to clear my skin without blackheads?

Query: Hi doctor, I have trouble with acne. I wash my face every night, and I use a toner to balance my pH levels. I use moisturizer and face masks once in a while. When I wear makeup, I use the healthiest makeup with removing wipes, and nothing seems to be working. After using a toner, I am not getting ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blackheads are needed to be extracted. There is a specific method available to remove them. If it is not performed correctly, it can lead to more inflammatory acne and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. I would suggest you visit a dermatologist because comedones do no...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my thick and foul-smelling discharge?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old, and my husband is 30 years old, and I have PCOS from the past 11 years. We are married for a year and a half. My periods are irregular, and sometimes I do not get periods for 8 to 9 months. I used to get periods after taking Meprate. With Clomifene, I got two cycles...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), you should plan the treatment first and then plan a pregnancy. This involves weight reduction, oral contraceptive pills for three months, the ones with Cyproterone acetate to reduce testosterone levels and also most import...  Read Full »

I have a white discharge from vagina. What could it be?

Query: Hello Doctor,  I have a fishy odour, white and milky discharge coming from my vaginal area. I am a 28 year old female. What could it be?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from bacterial vaginosis. This is a common vaginal infection of women who are sexually active. Please use the following: Clingen (clindamycin + clotrimazole) vaginal pessary once a day at night just before sleeping for 7 days. Insert it deep inside the...  Read Full »

Is acne treatment safe during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 weeks pregnant and I have started taking a supplement to help with my acne. I wanted to know if the ingredients are safe during pregnancy. It contains burdock root, dandelion leaves, milk thistle, red clover, and cellulose. Please let me know if I can take this.   Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The ingredients which you have mentioned are safe during pregnancy. They will not cause any harm to your baby. At the same time, you can also apply topical antibiotic ointments containing Clindamycin to fight your acne. For further clarifications consult a gy...  Read Full »

My pimple looks like it is getting infected. What is to be done?

Query: Hi, A pimple popped out on my face yesterday. Now it has become bigger. Are there any chances of it getting infected? What do I do?   Read Full »


Dr. Divakara. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First thing is that you should never touch or squeeze a pimple. Wash your face three to four times a day with soap and cold water. Apply Clindamycin ointment three times a day for a week. This is a topical antibiotic and this helps in preventing the infection. ...  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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