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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I am suffering from a small reddishness in my glans and foreskin due to friction. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a small reddishness in my glans and foreskin. Due to friction, it becomes redder and clearly seen, or otherwise, it becomes normal. But the one mild reddish small patch on the glans has been for a year without any pain or irritation. Once, I had oral sex and accidental... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to Icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed for protecting patient's identity).Toxoplasmosis does not manifest like this. Valacyclovir is used for herpes, not for toxoplasmosis. Levocetirizine Montelukast is also not used for toxoplasmosis since you were positi... Read Full »
I have tinea cruris. Will it get cured completely?
Query: Hi doctor, I have tinea cruris, a skin infection which irritates with itch. I got it before eight years. Through some allopathy medication it went away in a month or so. But, the allopathy cream left a permanent black pigmentation on my skin. After that, I used to get once or twice a year. During wh... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection and yes it will get cured by those medications. But, chance for recurrence is always there. It use to occur in people with diabetes, hypertension or on any other medications for immunosuppression. More common chance of recurrence is... Read Full »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Why do I have spots on my penis?
Query: Hi doctor, I have got some spots on my penis. Can you please identify what is it? Also please let me know the reason for development. It is a recurring episode. Can you also suggest a remedy? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long it has been there? What is the complaint in it? Have you tried any self-medication? Revert back with the answers to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist Read Full »
What causes non-itchy discolored patches on the back?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female. I have got some pale discoloration patches on my back as can be seen in the attached picture. These started a few months back as point sized spots and slowly grown to present size. It is not itching or painful. I am from rural area. Please let me know the diagno... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from pityriasis versicolor (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is a fungal infection due to malassezia furfur. Apply KZ cream (Ketoconazole) twice daily. Take tablet Nizoral 200 mg (Ketoconazole) once daily for 28 days. Apply Abzorb po... Read Full »
My penis is mildly swollen and discolored. Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have discoloration on my penis. I do not have any pain. It is just a dark red and seems like peeling. It has been there since two days and there is mild swelling in that area. I have got this for the first time. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from candidial balanitis. Take the following medications: Tablet Apo-Fluconazole (AF) 150, one tablet daily for 10 days. Apply Candid B lotion (Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone dipropionate) twice daily. Revert back after ten days to a d... Read Full »
What is the treatment for red patches at the bottom of the foot?
Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 57 years old. She has red patches and dark spots in the bottom of the foot. It itches most of the time. Many doctors we have consulted, but no positive result from their treatment. Please suggest the best medication. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. To help your mother's condition, I am in need of few more details. Please answer the following questions. How long it has been there? Is she suffering from any systemic illness like diabetes, hypertension or any other? Is there pain in it? What medicine she had taken for... Read Full »
Is the large area of redness in my buttock a fungal infection?
Query: Hello doctor, For a couple of months, I have had a red area between my butt cheeks (not anus, further up where butt cheeks meet). This developed on the right side as a large area of redness which now feels scaly and a bit raised. At times it may feel moist, watery, not quite bleedy though. I tried a... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After carefully reading your complaints and looking at your photographs, there seem to be three possibilities (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Tinea cruris. Psoriasis. Erythrasma. For making a clear cut diagnosis, I need the answers for a few qu... Read Full »
What is the treatment for infections at private part?
Query: Hello doctor, I have an infection in my private part. Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What are the symptoms in it? How long has it been there? Any recent unsafe sexual exposure? Read Full »