Eczema

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin condition where the skin becomes red and itchy. It is usually accompanied by asthma or hay fever and is long lasting. The skin becomes dry, itchy, cracked, and sensitive, and red patches can be seen.

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Why am I having red spots with dry, irritated skin on the arms, shoulders, and legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I have red spots of dry and irritated skin on the arms, shoulders, and leg, just below the waistline. Minor itchiness comes and goes. I am using Neosporin for about a week, but they are still there. I am attaching a picture of these red spots.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need more information. From when do you have this problem? How many lesions do you have in total? How many episodes per year? Do you have flaky scalp? Any history of fever? A month back, did you have similar lesions? The images (attachment removed to protect patient ide...  Read Full »

What causes recurrent boils in children?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is around 2.9 years old. She was fine until four months back. Three months back, she got a small boil near her buttocks, so we went to our pediatrician. The doctor gave some tablets, and the boil got healed well. Again last month, she got another small boil on her buttock, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Repeated skin infection (boil) in a span of four months is a matter of concern.The first possibility is that of an allergic rash due to an allergy to some substance or a mosquito bite getting infected due to repeated scratching. This needs to be treated by anti-allergic med...  Read Full »

What is the best ayurvedic medicine for eczema?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 45 years old, and I am suffering from severe eczema on both legs. I am using Manjishtadi Kashayam, Kaishore Guggulu, and Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu. Are these medicines fine? Or else, suggest some other medicines. How long can I take these medicines? I have attached pictures of my...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Eczema can be due to allergy or due to some irritant. It can be cured, but it takes some time. All these medicines are very good for eczema, but your problem is very sever...  Read Full »

I have an issue with the skin texture on my cheek, and it is sensitive to touch. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been having skin texture issues on my cheek for a while. When I looked closely at my skin, I could feel something more profound. The area is sensitive to touch or stretch. Can you help me know what it is?Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly answer me the following to help you better; 1) Do you have any history of photosensitivity? 2) Is there a burning sensation on exposure to sun? 3) Any history of atopy or allergies? 4) What is your skin type? 5) Did you use harsh soaps or cosmetic...  Read Full »

I get on and off skin rashes two to three times a year. Kindly help me get cure completely.

Query: Hello doctor,I am having on and off skin rashes all over my body. It started on my hands and spreading to other parts of the body. The bumps are of different sizes, and some are clusters; others are single. In addition, they are red, raised, and very itchy. They are presented for more than three wee...  Read Full »


Dr. N Ashok Viswanath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I acknowledge your query and the pictures attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It looks like allergic manifestation rather than infective. It is probably eczema, atopic dermatitis, or allergic dermatitis, which often occurs afte...  Read Full »

I have a smooth patch on my finger. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a smooth patch on my finger, which is pale pink or orange in color. It is not painful, and it is very slightly raised, but you can only feel it raised. If you see it, it appears flat. It had appeared overnight on a previously clear area of skin and has grown a tiny amount sin...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, there is a possibility that your lesion could be a wart. However, it would serve best if we can have a look at the lesion. Kindly upload appropriate images of the present condition, so that I can suggest you better. Revert with more information to a d...  Read Full »

My attached report shows mild non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. How to treat it?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male, and I weigh 84 kg. I have a history of asthma, for which I use Salbutamol. I also have eczema and alopecia, for which I use topical Hydrocortisone and Finasteride 1 mg respectively. I do not smoke or drink. My last routine investigation, which I did last year,...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that you do have a very high cholesterol and high LDL levels, which indicate that you have dyslipidemia. Your ultrasound also shows non-alcoholic fatty liver dise...  Read Full »

Why do I have multiple itchy lesions all over my body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 72 years male, who weighs 66 kg and I am 166 cm tall. I have multiple itchy lesions all over my body which responses temporarily to oral steroids. RAST test showed I am allergic to dogs and cats. My dermatologist diagnosed it as type 3 hypersensitivity (IgG mediated), and I am no...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. It seems you have developed either allergic contact dermatitis or tinea corporis. Please sent pictures of the lesions, for a better understanding. Revert with more information to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-o...  Read Full »

My 8-month-old suffers from a rash on the neck, chest, and face. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, My 8 months old baby is suffering from allergy or rash. First, it started on her neck, small tiny bump-like and then now appeared on her face, chest and all over her neck. What will be the issue? She had eczema before a month and was treated for the same.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.There can be a few common reasons for this rash.Oil massage is the most common reason. If so, then please stop doing oil massage.Milk dripping down the chin and neck. This may happen when the child is feeding. If the milk stays there, in some children it may cause irritatio...  Read Full »

Why is my eczema flaring up after ten years?

Query: Hello doctor, I was suffering from eczema since childhood. But it was not showing any symptoms for the past ten years. Now, my skin started itching suddenly about a week ago, and my eczema flared up on my arm. And also, my lips started itching, and there are brownish patches on the inner lip. The...  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attachments (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity) Kindly answer the following questions to help you better; 1) Is there itching over lips? 2) Did you make any changes in your diet? Because some people may...  Read Full »

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