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 is the reason for white coating on the tongue?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last few days, there is a white or yellow coating in the back of my tongue. It has been hurting. My taste buds in the back are swollen and bleed when I use the tongue scraper, which is on my toothbrush. What could this be?  Read Full »


Dr. Rashi Verma

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. A coated or white tongue occurs when the surface is colonized by bacteria or fungi, and dead cells become trapped between the small nodules on the tongue. From the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity), that you have sent m...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for dry patches in the corners of the mouth in a four-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor,My four year old son has a one-inch dry scaly pink (sometimes red) patch next to the corner of his mouth. He is healthy. He uses hypoallergenic sunscreen at his camps. It has been five weeks and it is not getting better. He does not have a history of eczema, etc. It does not itch or hu...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and concern. From your description, it seems like your son has either have pityriasis alba, impetigo or cheilitis (perioral dermatitis). Stop all applications and get a review with a picture at the earliest. Revert with more information to a de...  Read Full »

I have white vaginal discharge, which is more than usual. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had genital warts last year, which has been treated. I got Pap smear, HIV, VDRL, and HSV tests, and all tests were non-reactive. I have white vaginal discharge, which is more than normal. The discharge is not smelly, and I do not have any itching. I have done an antibiotic course also, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest you get an ultrasound done to find out if there is any infection in the pelvis. Also, your partner needs to be treated; otherwise, he will keep passing the infection back to you. Please have him visit a urologist and seek treatment. For further querie...  Read Full »

Can Hydrozole be used for jock itch?

Query: Hi doctor, I had jock itch two months ago for the very first time. It is still there but fading. I started using Hydrozole cream two weeks ago, it seems to be working. How long it would take for a complete cure? After using this cream I fell some itch in legs. Now the groin skin appears red and ver...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hydrozole (combination of Hydrocortisone and Clotrimazole) cream contains steroid and should not be used as a treatment for jock itch (fungal infection of the groin). You will experience temporary relief while using it but your condition will aggravate once you stop us...  Read Full »

I have got dark pigmentation under eyes after using face cream. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I got dark pigmentation below my eyes which extends till the side face also, I got the marks after using the cream suggested by a skin doctor. The dark patches are in both sides of my eyes. I tried Vitamin C VC+15 Serum, it also did not work for me. Currently, I consulted another doct...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone combination is not meant for pigmentation and therefore should not be used for this condition. It is an antifungal preparation. I would suggest you to use a Kojic acid based cream like Kojic cream, twice daily. The cream you are using ...  Read Full »

Please suggest Clotrimazole drops for ear.

Query: Hello doctor,Can I get Clotrimazole ear drops without alcohol? My doctor prescribed me Canesten ear drops since he suspects a fungal infection, but the drops hurt like hell since they contain alcohol. Do you think there is another brand that can be used with perforated ear drum?  Read Full »


Dr. Kumar M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you Candid ear drops (Clotrimazole), which has Lignocaine combination and that reduces the pain. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take medicine with consent. For further information consult an ENT otolaryngologist online --> h...  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 »

The outer skin of my penis looks reddish. What could be done?

Query: Hello doctor, The outer skin of my penis looks reddish. I also have pain at the point where the penis is attached underneath the foreskin. I do not have a problem with erection. Please suggest medicines. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send a few good quality photographs taken in natural light.  Regards. Revert with more information to a sexologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/sexologist  Read Full »

What can be done for the rashes on my penis head?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 30 year old male. Since a couple of months, I have noticed some rashes on my penis head. Now, it seems to be spreading. I am washing it diluted Dettol in lukewarm water, and that is not of any help. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Is it the first episode or you had a similar complaint in the past?Does your partner have a similar complaint? Is it associated with itching?Please revert with the images.Revert with more information to the dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-...  Read Full »

I have a black spot on my foreskin, which is painless and non-irritating. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I noticed a black spot on my foreskin today. There is no pain or irritation, and the surface is smooth. It is not a bump. I am not on any medication, but recently, I have been diagnosed with discoid lupus. I am nervous. Kindly help. Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing in and I understand your concern. The mark can be due to some irritation or minor injuries, or insect bites. There is nothing to worry about. Forceful intercourse or masturbation can also be a reason. I suggest you apply ointment Clotrimazol...  Read Full »

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