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 »

Which medication is the best choice for acne, oral or topical?

Query: Hello doctor,I have acne problem for the last few months. I am taking acne medicines also, but it recurs every time. Please see the pictures and suggest a solution. I do not have any health problems. Acne is not painful but is different from the usual pimples. I consulted a dermatologist but did not...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed the attached clinical photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is grade-3 acne. Have you considered oral Isotretinoin or Doxycycline in the past? What topical medications are you using? Is your age mentioned correctly? Are y...  Read Full »

Why do my pimples come back when I stop applying Deriva?

Query: I have pimples problem on body,face and chest. I am using one prescription since 2 months,it is working fine.This was suggested by doctor whom i consulted before.its duration is 2 months. I don't know what to use now.previous prescription was good(good result). If i stop that pimples again will st...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Deriva cream is combination of Clindamycin and Adapalene. Is there any irritation? burning? post application? Isotretenoin heals active Acne lesions. Azithromycin is Antibiotic to kill bacteria causing acne. Aquasoft is given to avoid dryness due to Adapalene in deriva and help in moisturizing ...  Read Full »

What could cause swelling with watery discharge in the fingers of a 9-month-old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My son's fingers swell with watery discharge. It gets worse. I applied Mometasone thinking it is eczema but it gets worse. Almost all his fingers has this.   Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from swelling of the finger with watery discharge. According to the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that is provided here, I think your son may suffer from...  Read Full »

How to remove pimples and the scars on my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have lots of pimples and scars on my face. How can I remove it from my face? Please guide me.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pimple is somewhat hormonal and due to oily skin. Remember the following measures to control pimples. Do not use hair oil and avoid oily foods, chocolates and milk products. Do not use any steroid creams. Face wash and soaps are not the treatment and they do not help. D...  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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

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 »

What is the reason for thick vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Currently, I am 7.3 weeks pregnant. Last Monday, I am having vaginal discharge mostly it is thick and in half white color with nominal blood in it. I went to a gynecologist she suggested me a sonography test. We performed the test the reports were normal. I suggested me to take rest bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Sangeeta Milap

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know your last menstrual period date. Also, if discharge is there and it is foul smelling and whitish curd like it is a candida infection. Do take Clingen vaginal tablet locally into the vagina once at bedtime for seven days. Also, take bed rest and table...  Read Full »

I have severe redness in vagina along with itching. Why is it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old unmarried female. My height is 5'2" and I weigh 58 kg. I am suffering from urine inflammation over last three months. My symptoms are heavy inflammation at the time of urination, red skin at vagina and itching problem. I visited the doctor five months back and taken...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query on this platform. I have had a look at the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to be suffering from urinary tract infection and mixed vaginosis which is the prime cause of UTI. Ideally, it is important that ...  Read Full »

What could cause a small pimple-like bump on scrotum with hard white stuff in it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two pimple-looking white bumps on my scrotum and want to make sure it is nothing to be concerned about. One I was able to pop easily like a zit almost and the other I tried but it does not seem to want to. It is like the white stuff is hard under it.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are infections of hair follicles, which are similar to pimple only. It is usually not concerning but should be treated with antibiotics. It looks quite localized and uncomplicated from the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So in my opin...  Read Full »

How to get rid of increasing acne on face?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting increasing acne day by day. How to prevent them from coming on my face?  Read Full »


Dr. Bincy Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Acne is very common in one's teens and twenties. Some continue to have breakouts even later in their life especially if there are some underlying hormonal issues or genetic predisposition. Pimples develop because of increased sebum secretion, inflammation, and bacteria...  Read Full »

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