Mupirocin

Mupirocin is a topical antibiotic used to treat impetigo, which is a bacterial skin infection caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes. It prevents the bacteria from multiplying.

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How to treat underarm pimples?

Query: Hello doctor, From the past 2 to 3 years, I frequently get pus-filled pimples. I consulted two different doctors, who told it is probably a gland infection. They suggested medicines for months. When I take the medicines, I do not get any pimples, but they come back as soon as I stop taking them. Fro...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Folliculitis or acne is basically bacterial infection affecting the sebaceous glands. Please send good quality images and revert. What medications were prescribed in the past? I suggest you try applying T-Bact cream (Mupirocin) twice daily. Revert with more information to...  Read Full »

Why do I have a pimple in my penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. My question is I can feel a very small hard pimple under the penis skin. When I get erection and press it, I feel a little pain. What is that? I cannot figure it out. Is it a pimple or something else? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Kumarshri Shriniwas Saraswat

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist, Sleep Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are most likely dealing with a sebaceous cyst. They are similar to pimple. A sebaceous gland is a microscopic gland in the skin which secretes a waxy liquid known as sebum. It opens on the skin via an opening known as a punctum. When the opening gets blocked, th...  Read Full »

How to treat hot water burns in a kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My 4-year-old baby spilled extremely hot water on his right feet. The skin became red immediately. I put Aloe vera gel and silver nitrate ointment. It is better now. But, he is suffering from burning and pain. Kindly let me know what are the other medications and other precautions tha...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Golla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to start applying Linical (Calamine) lotion every hourly until the burning settles down. You also need to apply T-Bact (Mupirocin Topical) or Mupi (Mupirocin) or Nadibact Cream (Nadifloxacin Topical) thrice daily after applying the Linical lotion. You can a...  Read Full »

What could be the cause of penis blisters?

Query: Hello doctor,I have blisters on the head of my penis due to masturbation without proper lubricant. I thought that it would heal by itself in a few days but now the blister popped and the skin is very tender and hurts to the touch. Also, another blister of sort, developed on the tip. It cannot be an ...  Read Full »


Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are a few conditions which cause painful blisters even without a sexual contact, like genital herpes, primary syphilis, impetigo among others. Please provide more details: Are these blisters painful or painless? Is there a discharge that you noticed? Is there a ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cure for red and itchy rashes on the upper part of the penis and foreskin.

Query: Dear doctor, I am age 38, non diabetic and not having any other problems or treatment. Few weeks back, I observed some rashes on my upper part of penis, bloody in color and two small swellings with red colour in foreskin. Itching is there. Now a small burning sensation is there when passing uri...  Read Full »


Dr. Ganesh Prasath

Urologist

Answer: Could you upload a photo of the rash.. Do you have similar rash in any other part of body??? Was there any recent history of sexual exposure?? Do you still continue to wash it with soap?? Do get back to me with photo and above details. Ready to help you out..  Read Full »

What should I do for pimples with itchy red rashes in my newborn?

Query: Hello doctor, I need help with my baby skin. He is nearly three months old, and his weight is around 5 kg. He has pimples with red rashes itchy and dry on his cheeks, chin, and forehead. It is becoming white as his skin color was light brown. And on his body, he started to have small pimples. I do...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your history thoroughly and saw all the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it suggests your baby has atopic dermatitis. It is a common condition in children and can be managed easily with proper care. Hydrocortisone cream is go...  Read Full »

What could cause a small pimple-like bump on scrotum with hard white stuff in it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two pimple-looking white bumps on my scrotum and want to make sure it is nothing to be concerned about. One I was able to pop easily like a zit almost and the other I tried but it does not seem to want to. It is like the white stuff is hard under it.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are infections of hair follicles, which are similar to pimple only. It is usually not concerning but should be treated with antibiotics. It looks quite localized and uncomplicated from the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So in my opin...  Read Full »

Why is my mother's leg wound, not healing for months?

Query: hi, i might need a general surgeon for a consult regarding my mother's wound. she is 81 years old, she's had it since end of last year. She has seen 3 doctors and has gone lab tests. based on her lab results, the first doctor (up to the third) has prescribed Mupirocin ointment, antibiotic (which l...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

General Surgeon

Answer: hello I will definitely help you regarding your mother's problem I have seen the image and lab report of your mother There is a ulcer in her leg medial aspect. as I can see it is a chronic non healing ulcer because the margins are sharp and base is filled by yellow debris. in healing ulcer ulcers ar...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment for a boil that is oozing out from multiple pores.

Query: I have had boils appear from time to time. The come to a head , break and drain. This time I have one on my side above my beltline. It started outlining lime an ingrown hair with a white head. My wife tried to pull the hair with tweezers, the zit popped and we never got the hair. Put some peroxi...  Read Full »


Dr. Bincy Varghese

Venereologist, Dermatologist

Answer: Hi! Welcome to icliniq & thanks for the query. Recurrent boils can be a nuisance. It is a bacterial infection of the hair follicle and can cause painful pus filled eruptions on the body. If you are having frequent recurrences it could be because of persistent infection or reinfection. Are you d...  Read Full »

What can cause a bump on the vagina in a non-sexually active female?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 18 years old and virgin. Lately, I have¬†been having some problems down there. I have a bump or something on the right lip of my vagina. Sometimes, I feel itch and it sting unexpectedly throughout the day. It also did not heal. I am sure that it cannot be an STI or STD, because I am ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, I do understand your dilemma. I have a few simple suggestions for you. Bear in mind though that the best method of treatment in your case is for you to visit a gynecologist and have him or her see the lesion. Keep your privates dry. Wipe thoroughly, but gently after...  Read Full »

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