Common "Fluconazole" queries answered by top doctors | iCliniq


Fluconazole is an antifungal drug used to treat fungal infections, and it belongs to the group triazoles. It treats yeast infections affecting the mouth, vagina, throat, esophagus, and other organs. It is also used to treat fungal brain infection.

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I have had an infection in my vulva. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from an infection in my vulva for the last 60 days. Having severe itching, redness, and inflammation on superficial skin, like urticaria or hives, but I am not sure what type of infection I have. My doctor said that this was a fungal infection and gave me a tablet ...  Read Full »

Dr. Gohel Harshul Maheshbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your history is suggestive of bacterial infection. And it should also be ruled out. But till then, we can start prophylaxis therapy. It is also to be evaluated for your sexual habits and any recent or past infection of your male partner. If possible, follow up with com...  Read Full »

What is the red wound present on my thighs? How to control it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have red wounds growing on my thighs. I used a Candid B cream over it. It gets reduced, and it starts in another place. Please give me a solution.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have developed tinea cruris. It is a fungal infection of the groin area. Stop applying Candid B (Beclomethasone and Clotrimazole). Although it is an antifungal, it also c...  Read Full »

Why the consumption of spices cause pimples on penis?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is getting pimples on his genital (penis head) whenever he consumes red chilies or spicy food, and it is taking a long time to cure. A similar incident occurred six months back, and he applied Candid lotion. All the blood tests came negative. Currently, he is on Raflu medica...  Read Full »

Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Kindly send the image. Without images, it is difficult to give a clinical diagnosis and the treatment.   Read Full »

I have lumpy nodes and white discharge under the foreskin. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was treated with Fluconazole 400 mg once daily and applied Sertaconazole twice daily for 10 days but thick lumpy nodes show in the foreskin and also a thick white discharge under the foreskin.This area also deep shown. Please advice. My sugar level is normal and HbA1c is 5.9. There i...  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have reviewed the attached photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would recommend you to take tablet Aciclovir 400 mg thrice daily for five days, tablet Cefixime 400 mg single dose. Apply the Fusidic acid cream on the affected areas twice dai...  Read Full »

I have a fungal infection in my penis. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a slight red rash on the tip of my penis, and there is redness on my foreskin. The retraction of the foreskin is painful. Erections are also affected. There is no discharge. There is no swelling noticed. There is a slight irritation at times. I had a similar problem once long back ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have a yeast infection (fungal infection). I suggest you take an oral antifungal tablet Fluconazole 150 mg once daily for three days. Continue with the cream for a week.   Read Full »

Can expired condoms hurt and cause vaginal soreness?

Query: Hello doctor, Last week I had sex with a guy with expired condoms. I saw the packets only after sex and found that they are expired. Is this a problem? Could I be pregnant? Also, I am not sure if this is linked or not but three days ago, I had a really sore, stinging and itchy vagina. I have had t...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If the condom is expired it means it may break easily if it has not had breach then it is as safe as normal condoms. According to your information, three months have passed after this incident and during these three months did you had normal periods? Normal period me...  Read Full »

I have pain during sex and urination. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I went to a doctor because I had symptoms of vaginal thrush, itchiness, and sometimes white discharge. My fiance also had an itchy dick so I thought he had thrush as well. I got prescribed Fluconazole for it and he used a cream for it. Both our symptoms went away so we had sex four da...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A single Fluconazole pill does not treat the thrush completely. As you had painful sex and blood thereafter accompanied with painful urine, indicates that you have developed thrush associated vaginitis, which needs to be treated with both antifungals and antibiotics ...  Read Full »

My mom is suffering from a skin disease. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is suffering from skin disease for the last two months on her palms and bottom part of her legs. She has an itchy feel from inside and usually her hands are getting tight and dry. The upper layer of her palm skin is coming out in patches. Please guide me with the pictures attached.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and the given history of your mother. Most likely she is suffering from tinea manuum (fungal infection of hand) and tinea pedis and the second possibility is hand and foot eczema (dyshidrotic ecze...  Read Full »

What could cause milky white discharge in vagina?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old female. There is a milky vaginal discharge that I have been experiencing every day for six consecutive months. The first time I went to a doctor was when I was experiencing a cottage cheese like white discharge with super itchy feeling and burning sensation when uri...  Read Full »

Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Some amount of vaginal discharge is a normal phenomenon. But if the discharge is thick white like curds and offensive in smell or is associated with itching then it is candida or yeast infection. If you again having the cottage cheese like thick discharge with itchin...  Read Full »

Why does it pain in my genitals when I urinate?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex after a long time the day before yesterday. When I go to the washroom to urinate, it is burning and somewhat paining. Please suggest what to do and what the reason behind it could be. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The symptoms sound like some vaginal infection. Vaginal infection is transmitted during sex (so the partner is the source), so both have to be treated at a time, or else you will get infected the next time of sex. You may have white or yellow, or grayish discharge ...  Read Full »

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