Clobetasol is a steroid medication available in cream form to be applied over the skin in case of diseases like psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. It helps reduce itching and swelling associated with these conditions.

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What can be done to manage dry and itchy skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having itching and dry skin all over my body. Specifically on legs and hands for the last two weeks. Now, I observe red patches on the thigh, and they burn and itch a lot. Moisturizer soothes for very less time. I took Cz-3 for three days and using Atogla lotion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern, and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to have eczematous dermatitis. Underlying dry skin or xerosis and dry, cold weather could be the most likely reason for eczematous dermatitis. I sugges...  Read Full »

I have a weird rash on my right thigh. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a weird rash of some sort on my right thigh. Please help. I have never had it before.  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please provide me with more details: Any itching, pain, or oozing? Since when is it present? Is it progressive or stable?   Read Full »

I have a white spot on the foreskin of my penis that is growing in size and becoming whiter. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a white spot on the foreskin of my penis for two years that is growing in size and becoming whiter. It is occasionally itchy, and the skin feels thin. However, there are no lesions, warts, redness, or irritation. I read online that it could be lichen sclerosus or vitiligo. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is lichen sclerosus, an autoimmune condition that requires treatment. Initially, it is treated with a potent topical steroid. I suggest you apply Clobetasol Propionate 0.05 % ointment twice daily for 12 weeks. (Consult a specialist doct...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for skin damaged due to poor circulation.

Query: Hi doctor, I have dealt with leg swelling fairly constant for the last 10 years. The bottom of my legs including my ankles and feet are swollen every day. They have turned very dark. The discoloration was happening for about the last five years and has gotten worse over time. Basically, it will not ...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your concern. It seems that you are having stasis dermatitis. It is a common inflammatory skin disease in middle-aged and elderly patient. Stasis dermatitis occurs more commonly on the lower extremities. It is usually the earliest cutaneous manifes...  Read Full »

Why is Triamcinolone not treating a rash on the penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a rash on the head of my penis for around two months. They are purplish, sore and tender to touch. I have seen my primary care doctor and he was not sure about the condition and gave me Triamcinolone acetonide cream over two weeks ago. It has not helped. I was also tested recently...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The condition you are suffering is not STD (sexually transmitted disease) for sure because none of the STD is present like this. There are three most common probability of your problem. Penile Lichen planus: It present in a similar manner with purplish color, itchin...  Read Full »

I am suffering from painless non-itchy follicles in legs for past six months. what could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from follicles on legs from six months it is non-itchy and painless, and when I apply any cream Clop-G it becomes tiny, and after stopping the cream becomes as usual, and from six months, I saw a minor change in the increase or decrease in size. Please suggest what is th...  Read Full »

Dr. Payal Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It looks to me like lichen planus or vasculitis. But skin biopsy is required to confirm the diagnosis. For that, you need to visit a skin specialist in person. If you have lesions anywhere else on the body, send pictures of them too. Meanwh...  Read Full »

Why do the hands have an itchy rash?

Query: Hello doctor, My partner has had an itchy and an uncomfortable rash on his hand for two weeks. I have attached photographs. What could it be?  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity) I can see grain like vesicles clustered on the palms and the sides of fingers. It seems like pompholyx, that is dyshidrotic eczema. I suggest you apply a topical steroid like Clob...  Read Full »

How can I treat the itchy bumps present on my hand?

Query: Hi doctor, I have bumps on my hand. It keeps spreading. I have itching, and I do not know what to do. I need some help. I am sending my pictures. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Sivasubramanian

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the query and the pictures of your hands (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your rash is eczema, more specifically pompholyx (dyshidrotic eczema). You have to find the cause of the disease and avoid it. The most common reason is the us...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for lichen planus.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from acute eruptive lichen planus. I consulted a doctor and had some medicines. But still the marks are there and itching too. I am applying Lobate cream. Even now I can see new eruptions especially in my legs which are red in color and itchy. Please suggest some good medi...  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Lichen planus is a chronic and self-limiting disease. It has been seen that skin lesions subside within 9-12 months in about 50 percent of the cases. Since you are still developing fresh lesions you will have to take a course of tablet Prednisolone 20 mg daily for 6 w...  Read Full »

I have itchy skin rashes on my back that are now spreading. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, There is an area on my back that started as a rash and it has now spread and it continues to itch. What should I do? This has been there for approximately two months. I have attached photos for your reference.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern and I have viewed the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can see several dark nodular lesions on the back. I would keep a possibility of nodular prurigo or hypertrophic lichen planus. I suggest you use a topical ultr...  Read Full »

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