Ivermectin

Ivermectin is an antiparasitic medication. It is used to treat parasitic infections, such as lice, scabies, ascariasis, trichuriasis, and filariasis. It can be either taken orally or applied topically on the skin.

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Can swimming be the reason for bleeding rashes on legs?

Query: Hello doctor, I have itching in the legs, which resulted in some bleeding due to scratching, I believe. As a background, I swim five times a week and have been taking showers every time I stepped out of the house during this pandemic situation. I have attached the pictures.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and examined your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed scabies. Do you have itch more during night hours? Any other family member do have the same? Any other body parts involved?  Read Full »

Is it the same scabies that present as big boils in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 years old. I suffer from scabies. Doctors prescribed me Permethrin cream, and now I got relief. But some new and little big red boils are showing in my penis, I am scared. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned in history you have scabies, when scabies treatment is taken the parasite causing infection dies and that causes hypersensitivity reaction resulting in appearance of tiny bumps so you might have developed that. But as you mentioned big boils that i...  Read Full »

Why do I have itchy red blisters all around my body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I am suffering from some red blisters all around my body, which are very itchy. This also spreads in my groin area and in the penile shaft. It is very itchy. Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is the itching predominantly occurs at night? Is there any other member of your family affected? Revert back with the answers to the above questions to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

How to get rid of itchy skin rashes present all over the body?

Query: Hi. female, 33 years old. I'm 4'11 in height and 57.7kg in weight. I have skin rashes almost all over my body, particulary on my arms, abdomen and legs. It started about 3 weeks ago. They're very itchy. I took anti-histamine medicines. I used topical ointment as well but they didn't work. I used ant...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: hi itchy rash do occur due to variety of reasons. plz tell me since when you are having them. how and from where they started. is any other contact of yours having such lesions. a clear photo of all different lesions helps a lot. what ever description I gathered and medication you used and the resp...  Read Full »

Why is my daughter's growth not normal?

Query: Hi doctor,Today, I took my 4.8 years old daughter, who is about 13 kg weight and 94 cm height, to a free growth screening camp. The Doctor has suggested the following laboratory tests. LFT, KFT, TSH, CBC, P/S, ESR, vitamin D3, TTG, IgA level, urine and stool routine. She has also prescribed Bandy P...  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your daughter's weight and height are just on the lower side of normal. At this age, if everything else is normal, then height is usually constitutional or genetic, which depends on parental weight and height. They might have the growth spurt later. ...  Read Full »

Why did I see two white worms while cleaning my 7-month-old baby's umbilical cord?

Query: Hi! I'm worried about my child. Yesterday i clean his umbilical cord and i got two white worms. There is no wound in his umbilical cord. He is 7 months old. What should i do? Please response. Thank you!  Read Full »


Dr. Manu Bharadwaj

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, You will need to address this issue as soon as possible, because it might worsen and the child may develop new symptoms. First, please tell me if you have ever noticed urine, stools, pus or blood oozing out of the umbilicus, any time? For the worm infestation, First, give a thorough bath t...  Read Full »

Please suggest the best medicine for itching.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having a tough time with my skin infection. It is being around two months since I got affected by that. I am having the hives of dark reddish in color in specific areas like on the penis point and on the buttock. It is so itchy and the whole body is getting so itchy like on hands and...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. HH Mite cream (Permethrin) is for scabies. Can you please send me the photograph of the lesion? Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Will drinking garlic water help with pimples on penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a few medium-sized pimples on my penis. It was only one pimple a few days ago but now it has grown to four. I have started drinking garlic water after watching few suggestions on youtube.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your description, there are multiple things that could present as such. It could be molluscum contagiosum, genital warts, or herpes. Sometimes even physiologic changes such as pearly penile papules can also present like this. If you are sexually active it...  Read Full »

Why do my arms and legs itch?

Query: Hi doctor, My arms and legs have started itching very badly from last three to four days. First I thought it is happening due to not applying moisturizer after swimming. Now, I am applying all kinds of moisturizer and oils, but no effect. It is not dry but very itchy. When I stretch my arms or legs,...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your descriptions it seems that you are suffering from scabies (swimming pool induced). If you can send some pictures, it will be helpful for me in management part. Scabies is an intensely pruritic skin infestation caused by the mite. The diagnosis of scabie...  Read Full »

I have itchy skin rashes in private area. Please advise some medicine.

Query: Hi doctor, I am facing skin rashes in private spaces for three days and it is very itching and burning situation. Kindly advise me medicine. I am staying abroad for a project.  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Kakani

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching over the private area has multiple causes. The most common cause is a fungal infection which presents as red annular patches which keep on increasing or as redness with itching and burning with whitish deposition over the glans and foreskin. The second most co...  Read Full »

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