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Laser stands for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation. Laser therapy can be used to shrink tumors, treat kidney stones, improve vision, treat pain, remove tattoos, remove warts, and hair removal.

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I have acne prone skin. Please suggest medical procedure to heal acne and scars.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old with acne prone skin. I have lots of acne scars and pits from popping pimples when younger. I tried benzoyl peroxide and did not work. What medical procedure can stop pimples and heal the pits and scars? I am suffering from this for the past six to seven years.  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chronic acne with resultant scarring is an indication for treatment with oral Isotretinoin besides topical antiacne preparations like Benzoyl peroxide or Clindamycin. For scarring, there are cosmetic procedures like laser resurfacing or dermabrasion.  Read Full »

I have a peculiar skin problem on and off. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old female. I have a skin problem on and off for the past two years. The doctor said that it is not acne and I had undergone homeopathy. But, I did not get any improvement from that. Also, it is not an allergy. It is so embarrassing to have this type of skin. I also took s...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Are the marks, acne or scar your problem? Send complete information about your onset, progression like how it started and increased, and also any other part of the body is affected. What treatment had you taken? Revert back with the detailed history to a dermatologist...  Read Full »

Do I need to remove my hair during surgical removal of birthmark behind the neck?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a birthmark behind the right side of my neck, which looks like a black thick mass. I had once consulted a skin specialist to check if there are any options to get this removed. I was told that even if it is removed by surgical means there are chances that it may reappear. I wan...  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the photo. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I understand your concern. The condition is known as nevus sebaceous. In case of deep surgical excision in nevus sebaceous, chances of it coming back are very less. The thing is the excision shou...  Read Full »

Kindly explain the treatment of periodontitis.

Query: Hello doctor, Kindly explain the treatment of periodontitis.  Read Full »


Dr. Beryl Fredrick

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Any history of previous braces treatment? Smoking history? Any systemic diseases? Under any long term medication usage? I have gone through your OPG (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Looks like you have a moderate form of generalized periodontitis. ...  Read Full »

How serious is temporal pigmentation with retinal elevation?

Query: Hi doctor, I went to an optometrist and diagnosed with something like below. Retinal exam showed OD temporal area of pigmentation (old chrpe vs atropical hole) with area of retinal elevation. I have attached the optomaps. Can you please tell me how serious is this? Does it need surgery?  Read Full »


Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your optomap. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The first (left eye) one seems fine. The second one (right eye) on your left-hand side has a few changes. It is a bit tricky to make assumptions based on images, but are you referri...  Read Full »

What does coarsened echotexture in liver ultrasound mean?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a wheatish complexion. Can you please suggest if I can use Kojivit cream for skin lightening?  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, you can use Kojivit gel (Kojic acid) safely daily. But, it only removes extra tan from your skin. You can try using a Glycolic acid based face wash for better results of skin lightening. Make sure that you apply sunscreen every 5-6 hours. You can also g...  Read Full »

Are marks on the skin a side effect of Biluma cream?

Query: Hello doctor, This query is for my girl. She is 24 years young. She recently went for an interview and applied a branded cosmetic cream. Her skin tone is fair and extremely sensitive. Overnight, she got ridiculous marks on both sides of the face. Please find attached images. Now, those marks are no...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Before applying the cream, did she have acne over the cheeks? Does she have a habit of picking the pimples with her nails? The reason I ask is that there is post-inflammatory hyperpigmen...  Read Full »

Please suggest cream to remove Becker's nevus.

Query: Hi doctor,I have Becker's nevus on my upper part of the chest. It has grown subsequently dark in the past few years. Also, hair growth has increased very much on that part. It is aligned towards my left shoulder. My childhood photos show no sign of any such mark. Only, occasional acne occur on tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Becker's nevus is a kind of mole, which usually starts at puberty and keeps increasing in size and pigmentation till the age of 25 to 30 years. Also, it is tough to treat. It can only be lightened, but not completely removed. You may have to try lasers such as Q-switched ...  Read Full »

How do keratosis pilaris on penis look like?

Query: Hello doctor, I have spots all over my body, prominently on the back of my arms and chest. I have a habit of picking them and white stuff comes out when I do. They are also all over my scrotum and the sides of my shaft (penis). They appear to be where hairs are, but my dermatologist ruled out folli...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send photographs of the lesion as I am unable to get your problem. If you cannot pop it out, then probably they are not folliculitis. Revert back with the photos to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Does laser hair removal help with acne?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old man. I would like to ask your opinion about laser hair removal. I have read a lot in the last days and almost everywhere it is said that it is not bad for your health and body and one of the best ways to deal with hair. I am thinking about doing laser removal of hai...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini V Swamy

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The laser is a safe, painless and permanent method to get rid of unwanted hairs. It is called laser hair reduction to be more precise. Let me explain to you how this laser works: When the laser is passed through the skin, it targets melanocyte (pigment-producing...  Read Full »

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