Clotrimazole

Clotrimazole is an antifungal medication available in cream, tablet and powder form. It is used to treat fungal skin infections such as ringworm, diaper rash, yeast infection, etc.

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What can I do for scrotal bumps that occur after walking a lot?

Query: Hi doctor, I have these white bumps on my scrotum. They are pretty much like pimples with pus in them. They only show up on warm days and when I walk a lot throughout the day. I am using Calamine lotion at night and in a day they completely go away. They do not hurt, but it just feels like a rash. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a case of friction blister with superimposed fungal infection especially candidal. Sweating and friction lead to maceration, which is responsible for this disease. Instead of Calamine, I suggest Clotrimazole powder two to three times daily. It will not on...  Read Full »

Why do I have round and colored patches on my neck that are spreading?

Query: Hello doctor, I have round and colored patches on my neck. They started on one side and are now spreading. Can you kindly suggest some medicines? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Are the lesions itchy? What is your occupation? Do you have prolonged sun exposure? Is there burning on exposure to the sun? Have you used any steroid cream in the past? Do you have any autoimmune diseases? Kind...  Read Full »

My glans has measles-like red spots all over it. Please suggest an ointment.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 52. I noticed my glans penis has some measles-like red spots all over. Overall, the glans penis seems reddish and slightly inflamed. A light irritation is felt.  Read Full »


Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern and viewed the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You seem to have a yeast infection called candidal balanitis. I suggest you use a topical antifungal cream such as Clotrimazole 1 % and Beclomethasone dipropionate 0.05...  Read Full »

Is otomycosis the cause of my deafness?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had otomycosis for the past four months. I felt a bit deaf in my right ear and itchy on both ears. I have already done ear flushing twice. It has been two months since my past ear flushing was done. But the deafness is back again, but this time I did not feel heavy on my ear. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. B. Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Otomycosis or swimmer's ear is one condition that can cause pain, deafness, wetness, and intense itching. The best way to treat this problem is to 1) Refrain from self-cleaning the ear as it can introduce fungal spores from the cotton on the tip. In addition, you have ...  Read Full »

I have anal yeast and it goes away with the cream but comes back when I run out. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am looking to get a prescription for Clotrimazole-Betamethasone. I currently have one, but I am almost out. I have been dealing with anal yeast for around 10 years. Now it goes away with the cream but comes back when I run out. I do not wish to see any more doctors.  Read Full »


Dr. Ohams Ike Henry

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I presume that this recurrent anal yeast infection is candidiasis, and you have been using a topical mixture of antifungal and corticosteroid cream over it. Have you checked for immune statuses like HIV, and blood sugar level to rule out diabetes? Then if you have be...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain in my penis after having sex frequently?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I am married since six years. I went abroad for a project for two months. There were no sexual relations in these two months. I just came back from the project and am having sex twice a day for the past three days. Now, I have a slight pain in the tip and ba...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can apply Acyclovir cream and Clotrimazole cream both together, thrice a day, until completely free of the problem and four to five days after that, use condoms. For further queries consult a sexologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/sexolo...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about my vaginal pain in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor,  I am suffering from vaginal pain in the third trimester of my pregnancy. This is my first child. I have taken iron and vitamin supplements. Is it normal or do I need to consult a doctor?  Read Full »


Dr. Ravinder Kaur Khurana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are already in the 36th week of pregnancy. If there is a pain in the bony area, I suggest you take extra calcium 1000 mg tablet or increase the intake of milk and milk products. Do you have any discharge from the vagina or vaginal itching, burning, or any urinary...  Read Full »

Can I use Clotrimazole cream for my vaginal infection?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 20-years-old female. I am diagnosed with a vaginal yeast infection. Doctor gave me Clotrimazole cream, but she did not tell me when to use and how much time I should keep it in my vagina, and should I wash it after some time?Please tell me when I should apply it and how much time I sh...  Read Full »


Dr. Poonguzhali Liston

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Candid-V cream (Clotrimazole) for vaginal use comes with a vaginal applicator. So, kindly buy it with a vaginal applicator. With the applicator, fill up to the mark on it. Before applying, wash your intimate area and pat dry it. Lie ...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest a cure for the rough skin around my groin?

Query: Hi doctor, I used to wear tight underwear and sometimes used ones a lot. Two days back, I observed that my groin skin is rough and dry. I do not feel any itching. Sometimes I keep my underwear on through the night. Is it the cause?  Read Full »


Dr. G.s.s. Sandeep

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is a candida yeast infection. It is curable. Start using Lulifin (Luliconazole) cream once daily at bedtime and dust Abzorb powder (Clotrimazole dusting powder) immediately. Use them for 30 days even if there is an improvement. Bath twice a day. Avoid hot ...  Read Full »

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 »

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