Fluconazole

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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What causes long term skin disease in the thigh joint?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from skin disease in the thigh joint for long. I am using Mometasone, Terbinafine and PBF gel. Also, I had Ofloxacin and Levocetirizine for more than two months, but the situation is the same. What is this disease? Please advise any medicine or test in order to get c...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Due to prolonged use of the creams, the original picture has been altered (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and a clear-cut diagnosis is difficult to establish. Going by the area and some other signs in all likelihood it seems a case of fungal infection. As...  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 »

How to get rid of jock itch?How to get rid of jock itch?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having an abscess on my balls. It is reddish and painful, but not much. I have jock itch right now. I saw terrific images on the internet, but it is not like that. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please put up two to three clear photos of the affected area for proper evaluation and guidance. Revert back with the photos to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Can recurrent esophageal candidiasis be treated with Fluconazole?

Query: Hi doctor, I need some advice on behalf of my mother who is 67 years old. For the past 12 days my mother has been experiencing pain in the throat area, feels like something is stuck, vomiting mucous, weakness, body aches, white tongue, difficulty swallowing, and vomiting feeling while talking and ea...  Read Full »


Dr. Penchala Prasad Kandikattu

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, your mother is suffering from 1. Hypothyroidism. 2. Oral candidiasis. 3. UTI (urinary tract infection). 4. Dysphagia. Oral candidiasis or oral thrush if not improved within five days after starting local antifungals then you may start oral antifungal medicatio...  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 »

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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

What could cause a stingy and sensitive rash on penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a rash on my penis head, it does not hurt much and it does not look severe, but it is uncomfortable and I feel very sensitive now and also it stings when I urinate but not always. Beacuse of Covid-19 I do not want to visit a doctor, so I browsed the internet and I am afraid it...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have used steroid creams and a lot of antibiotics. But I do not know how it started at all? Was it itchy to start? Urine burning or after you urinate, because steroids change every morphology and just cover symptoms and signs. I want to know if there was any discha...  Read Full »

How to treat eczema-like lesions on the face?

Query: Hello doctor, I just noticed that in my face near to mouth, I have something like eczema, but colorless. I checked on the net and it is like ringworm. I am very much worried. What should I do? I am currently on beta blockers. Last week when I had a blood test, my doctor advised me to take Iron suppl...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please put up some clear pictures of the affected area for proper evaluation and guidance. Thank you. Revert back with photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  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

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 eczem...  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

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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