Miconazole

Miconazole is an antifungal agent, which belongs to the imidazole group of drugs, and is used to treat various fungal infection. It is used against jock itch, athlete's feet, skin or vaginal yeast infection, and pityriasis versicolor.

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How to treat glans discoloration?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a circular or oval area of discolored skin on the shaft of my penis, near the base. It started as a small circular area that looked very much like ringworm and now, it is much larger. The area of skin is paler than the rest of my penis and it seems to have some red scaling around th...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it associated with itching at present? Kindly attach the photos. Please do not use cream containing Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone Dipropionate combination. It is steroid cream and the side effect of using it in the groin area can lead to thinning of the skin and whi...  Read Full »

How is penile yeast infection treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a yeast infection in my penis for the last two years. I have tried all natural medicines like coconut oil, yogurt, etc. Also, if apply Panderm plus or FourDerm or Candid cream daily, then I feel normal. Otherwise, I am getting inflammation and swelling of the penis. Kindly suggest...  Read Full »


Dr. Sreejith Mg

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Always evaluate the cause of recurrent yeast infection. It can be any of the following reasons. Maintain good genital hygiene. Daily wash the genital area with soap and water and keep it dry. If you are uncircumcised, then clean under the foreskin. Unprotected sexu...  Read Full »

How will herpes labialis spread?

Query: Hi doctor, Before a month, someone who has labial herpes kissed me on my cheek. After that, my lips were burning, but I did not apply any lotion on the lips till now. I am a little bit hypochondriac. Before two days I met my boyfriend and I kissed him on the cheeks. The next day, I feel pain on my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Manish Purohit

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Microbiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I understand you are conscious about you and your friend's health. But, no need to worry. First, I would like to tell you that herpes infection are transmitted by direct contact like kissing and manifest with multiple painful vesicle, which may develop to ulceratio...  Read Full »

After PPP removal, some dark lines appeared on my penis. What are they?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. Four months ago, I had the PPP removal along with CO2. Now, for the last 30 days, I have been noticing some dark lines on my penis head. Is that something to worry?  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please attach a picture to ascertain if it is something to worry. Thank you. Revert back with a photo to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

I had ringworm infection a year ago, and have it again now. Please suggest a cure.

Query: Hello doctor,One year back, I suffered from ringworm on the jock and legs. I applied Dermikem OC and it helped. After one year, it appeared again on the same spot. I used the same ointment, but it did not help. It started as a very small circle, and after that, it became very big. I then used Clotri...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it appears to be tinea cruris, a fungal infection which increases with sweating. You will need to take oral medication as well as apply creams topically. For topical application, I suggest: Luliconazole 1 % cream once daily. Miconazole...  Read Full »

I have small red rashes on my glans penis. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I have small red rashes on my glans penis. It started as a small blister. When cleaned, it peeled like skin. However, if it is not cleaned, white discharge gets in and around the site. I am not taking any kind of medications.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please revert with an image. It could be balanitis or herpes genitalis. The management can be decided based on the diagnosis. In the case of balanitis, one may apply Miconazole 2 % cream twice a day. Do you have a history of unprotected sexual intercourse? Revert with ...  Read Full »

I have a red rash on the shaft of my penis. What can it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a red rash on the shaft of my penis. The semen is clear few days after sex. It is painful at the tip as well. We had sex for three hours. I am not sure if that caused the rash or if it is a friction due to a tight condom. A day later, I noticed this swollen rash.  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.  I need you to answer a few questions: Since how many days is the rash present?  Is your penis itchy as well?  Did your partner have a problem of white discharge before sex? Do you have a burning sensation when you urinate?  Did you have a similar condition previou...  Read Full »

How to cure ringworm?

Query: Hi doctor, I have ringworm in my thigh area for the last four months. It is itching very badly. What shall do to get it cured completely? My age is 42 and my weight is 82 kg. I am currently on Terbinafine 250 mg, Candiforce 100 mg and Clocip powder.  Read Full »


Dr. Geeta Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ringworm infection in the groin is known as tinea cruris. It is a recurrent fungal infection. Please let me know whether you have diabetes. Are you on steroids for any reason? Does any other family member have the same infection? Do you have intense pruritus ...  Read Full »

Why does the penis infection recur after stoppage of Miconazole nitrate gel?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having some kind of infection (itchy red skin) on my penis hood. I visited one urologist for the same problem. Liver function tests, sugar and thyroid tests werte done. All were normal. He advised me to use Miconazole nitrate gel. I used it and got instant relief. I used it for 20...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You must be suffering from balanitis (fungal infection) that is why Miconazole 2 % antifungal cream worked. Do not apply Sternon G (Betamethasone and Gentamicin) as it contains steroid. Please send the current condition clinical photographs so that the oral medications...  Read Full »

Something has popped up near my mouth and nose. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, Something has popped up near my mouth and nose since today evening. Is there anything to worry or is it just a dry skin?  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it associated with itching or pain? Did you apply any cream or commercial hair dye? Is it present only on one side of the face? How old are you? Are there vesicles? Can you send a good quality image? For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https:...  Read Full »

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