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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Why do I get painful hard red lump on penis shaft?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 16 years old. I have a lump on my penis shaft. It is 1 cm in diameter and quite big. It is hard and red and is a bit painful. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Rachit Maan

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your case and saw the attached images of the lump (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As you said this appeared suddenly and painful and the images also show marks of inflammation. This appears in its primitive examination as not a dan...  Read Full »

What is the reason for appearance of red spots on the glans of penis after sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. A spot appeared on the penis after two weeks of unprotected sex. It was not extensive, with no painful urination, irritation, and no discharge. But I have slight abdominal pain with some discomfort.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I guess you are speaking about that reddish spot over the base of the glans penis, not the tiny spot within that reddish zone. That tiny spot is not a significant finding. Regarding that re...  Read Full »

What is the itchy bump around my second toenail?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an itchy bump around the nail of one of my toes, the second one. It has happened in the past years, usually when the season gets warmer. It started about a month ago and grew into a quite itchy, sensitive and swollen area. It is now turning to purple. I tried antifungals before,...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and examine your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems that you are having paronychia. Acute paronychia is a soft tissue infection around a fingernail that begins as cellulitis, but that may progress to a definite ab...  Read Full »

Please suggest a solution for foul-smelling urine.

Query: Hi doctor, I observed the presence of vaginal discharge almost a month ago and I went for a test. It showed the presence of WBCs, but no bacteria or yeast or parasite. I completed the course of antibiotics. But, I feel the infection has not cured. I can still feel the vaginal discharge, which is ver...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cause of excess white discharge and foul smell could be urine infection. Just get your urine test done. Also, wear pure cotton panties, which should be preferably loose and not bikinis. Also, Change your inner wear twice a day. Wear loose under garments say pants an...  Read Full »

What can cause a bump on the vagina in a non-sexually active female?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old and virgin. Lately, I have been having some problems down there. I have a bump or something on the right lip of my vagina. Sometimes, I feel itch and it sting unexpectedly throughout the day. It also did not heal. I am sure that it cannot be an STI or STD, because I am ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I do understand your dilemma. I have a few simple suggestions for you. Bear in mind though that the best method of treatment in your case is for you to visit a gynecologist and have him or her see the lesion. Keep your privates dry. Wipe thoroughly, but gently after...  Read Full »

How to relieve severe pubic itching?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from severe itching near pubic area and the skin turned black. Previously, I had pubic lice issue, which was cured using Permethrin lotion. I am currently using Flucort-C cream, but it is not effective. Please suggest some medicine for it. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from tinea incognito (steroid masked fungal infection). Steroid is contraindicated in fungal infection and you were using a steroid on it, so you have made the condition worse. Nevertheless, I suggest the following medications. Consult a specialist doct...  Read Full »

How is a broken nail bed managed?

Query: Hi doctor, My nail beds are not smooth. The area from where nails are coming out is broken. I am having this problem for more than six years. First, it was there only on a single nail and then it started spreading. Sometimes, watery pus forms near the root of the nail. I have sent the images for you...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems that you are suffering from paronychia with ingrown nails. Paronychia is infection around a fingernail. In your case, since you are suffering from last 6 years, it looks like ch...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to take Fluconazole along with topical creams to help vaginal yeast infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently on Fluconazole 150 mg, and I am on my second dose. I just took it yesterday for a yeast infection. I was given Clotrimazole Betamethasone topicals cream to apply on the affected area twice a day. However, it seems to make it hurt in an hour after application. I first f...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and understand your concern. It could be due to vaginitis caused by a fungal and bacterial infection. You have to take vaginal tablet as well as local application of cream. You can do one thing use plain candid cream and take antifungal...  Read Full »

Is harmless black spot on the penis a worrisome issue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a tiny hard spot on the head of my penis. It does not bother me unless I mess with it. It has been there for many many years, but just recently I have noticed a bit of pain when I am just sitting around. It is probably the size of a pinhead and it is dark in color. I have not h...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a tiny hard spot on the head of the penis. This type of tiny spot can result from various reasons such as mole produced from over secretion of melanin by skin cells. They are har...  Read Full »

I am getting repeated itchy rash on my penis. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I have been having itchy rashes and white layer on my penis with burning sensation. Since 20 days the symptoms subsided with Dettol hand wash. But again, it reappeared. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and I have understood it. It can be a candidal infection. Classical candidal infection presents with the following signs and symptoms like itching, redness, edema, white deposition and linear cracks all around on the inner surface of the ...  Read Full »

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