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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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I have a fungal infection in my right hand. How to treat it?

Query: Hello doctor,I have one red spot on my right hand, which is a fungal infection. Sometimes, it will grow in other body parts like stomach or legs, but then automatically disappears in 2 to 3 days. I am so worried. What to do? What is the treatment for this?  Read Full »

Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Have you applied any creams? Do you have a history of diabetes or hypertension? In the case of a fungal infection, you can try using Onabet (Sertaconazole) cream or Episert (Sertaconazole) cream or DK gel (Miconazole), twice a day. But if there is a recurrence, then ora...  Read Full »

How long does it take to cure tinea versicolor?

Query: Hello doctor, I had tinea versicolor on my right shoulder for the last few months, and I was on medication with Miconazole ointment for the same. Still, the white patches have not disappeared. What is the reason for it, and how long does it take to cure? Are there any complications?   Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and it seems like you are suffering from pityriasis versicolor. It is a fungal infection due to Malassezia furfur. Apply KZ (Ketoconazole) cream twice daily. Take tablet Fluconazole 450 mg single dose. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss wi...  Read Full »

Why do I have a red rash on the shaft of my penis?

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I need you to answer a few questions: Since how 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 previously?   Read Full »

Why do I have pink rashes all over my chest and back?

Query: Hi doctor, I have rashes all over my chest and back. It started to appear three months back and does not cause any pain or itching. The rashes are slightly pinker than the normal adjacent skin. I am currently taking Sertraline. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from rashes all over your chest and back for the last three months that are slightly pinker than the rest of the skin, and it does not cause any pain or itchin...  Read Full »

I noticed dark lines on my penis after PPP removal. why?

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please attach a picture to ascertain if it is something to worry. Thank you.   Read Full »

Will tiny itchy rashes on feet spread fast?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24-year-old female, and I have some tiny rashes on my feet. It is so itchy and afraid that they will spread. Are there any creams I should use to stop the itchiness and for it to be gone?  Read Full »

Dr. Agrawal Sandip Mahavirprasad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Are the rashes on the sides of toes and feet? What color are they? Please share the pictures.  Read Full »

I am suffering from ringworm. Please suggest a permanent cure

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from ringworm for the last one and a half months. Currently, my arms, legs, and face are infected. Along with this suffering, I am itching in my armpits, leg pits, and scrotum only in the summer seasons or after sweating. My current medications are Tyza 200 or IT Mac...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query. You are on the right medicine for ringworm, but there may be chances that you may have a resistant strain of fungus. So, should not use any steroid-containing cream. Now, I suggest the tablet Trfy 250 mg (Terbinafine) once daily for 21 days, ...  Read Full »

I am experiencing a recurrence of a penile infection. Why?

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 were 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. Thakare Sampada Avinash

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

How do you treat toe fissures and cracks in a 6-year-old?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 6-years-old. She has had fissures and cracks in her big toes for four months. The skin over the toe is dry and peels off. I thought it was a fungal infection and used Canesten cream and Lamisil cream twice daily for two months. But it resulted in deep cracks. Then I consult...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This type of skin reaction is tinea pedis with palmoplantar keratoderma. I suggest you to apply Luliconazole cream (Luliact cream) twice daily in morning and night for two months and apply Miconazole ointment (Micogel) in evening at the site of cracks and fissures fo...  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. M. G

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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