Nadifloxacin, a topical antibiotic that belongs to the group called Fluoroquinolones, is used to treat acne vulgaris and various bacterial infections. It kills the bacteria by preventing their reproduction. It is used along with Benzoyl peroxide to treat acne. In some cases, burning and itching occur as side effects.

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Kindly suggest a good treatment for my friend who has a lot of pimples, black spots, and warts.

Query: Hello doctor, I am sending the photos of my friend who has a lot of pimples, black spots, and many warts on his face and neck. He is not happy with the look on his face. He does not have any medical issues. Would you please suggest some better protocol for a complete cure and glowing skin? Thanks...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest the following; 1) Apply Nadibact cream (Nadifloxacin) twice daily for 15 days on inflammatory lesions on the face and beard. 2) Ketoscalp shampoo (Ketoconazole and Zinc Pyrithione) on an alternate day for two weeks. After that, twice weekly for six week...  Read Full »

Will the lesion formed on my skin after trauma stay or go away?

Query: Hi doctor, One month ago, I noticed a small bump under my skin. I started poking it and injured the area around it. It bled as I tried to squeeze it. It has formed into a pink raised bump that does not seem to disappear. I went to two dermatologists who had confirmed that the lesion was not cancerou...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is a post-inflammatory scar that has occured due to excess scratching, rubbing, popping, and pricking the lesion. Avoid scratching and rubbing the lesion as it may cause secondary bacterial infection and deep permanent scars. I suggest you to follow the below tre...  Read Full »

What is the reason for stye and hard, swollen nose with crustiness?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a stye in my right upper eyelid. After a few days, I noticed whiteheads on the right side of my nose. Now the right side of my nose is swollen and hard, with areas of crustiness. It does not hurt, but I am concerned. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Kindly answer the following questions. 1) Are you diabetic? 2) Do you have a history of an insect bite? 3) Any oozing? 4) Is the lesion pus-filled? Is the lesion painful or tender? Do you have any fever? Answer the questions for detail...  Read Full »

What does acne vulgaris look like?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using Minerva-35 for years. I have melasma on my face, and my laser technician advised me to switch to a lower dose Estrogen pill to help fade the pigmentation. I switched to Mirelle, and I have been using it for four months. I have never struggled with breakouts, but now ...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is no attached photograph in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to help you better. I need to see the affected area to assess the condition and to suggest appropriate diagnosis and treatment.  Read Full »

What is the best way to get rid of scars and improve skin complexion?

Query: Hello doctor,My complexion is breaking out terribly. I used to take the antibiotic Adoxa, which cleared up my skin completely with no side effects. Is there a way to have this prescription?  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You can use Nadibact cream in the daytime, Epiduo gel at night for 15 days (on pimples). Apply for 30 minutes and then wash off gently. If there is no irritation, you can keep it overnight and wash it off the next day. Take tablet Doxycycline 100 mg once a day aft...  Read Full »

How to get rid of recurrent painful boils on the tip of the nose?

Query: Hello doctor,On the tip of my nose, there is a red spot with what seems to be a small hole. It irritates the nose area. And it has been about one year when I first experienced it. It is not so itchy but has some pain.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Use Nadibact (Nadifloxacin) cream at night for 15 days. Take tablet Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin) 500 mg once a day after food for five days, tablet Emanzen D (Serratiopeptidase and Diclofenac Sodium) twice daily for three days (if painful), and tablet Levocetirizine 5 ...  Read Full »

Will change in diet help with my recurrent pimples?

Query: Hi doctor, I am concerned about my acne. I do not use any skincare except for my facial cleanser and toner, which I have used more than a year already and did not cause any pimples. A month ago, I got a big pimple in my chin, and then it gets worst. I got more big pimples. All pimples are in my ch...  Read Full »

Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. From history, it seems you have hormonal acne. Hormonal acne typically occurs along the jawline. I need to ask you a few questions. Do you get your periods regularly? Do you have thyroid disease? Do you get more a...  Read Full »

How to get rid of stubborn acne on face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have stubborn acne on cheeks for years. It goes away some time, but it comes back sometime else and it is stubborn and never goes away. I am currently on Levothyroxine 175 mcg for hypothyroidism.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query and concern. Acne Vulgaris is a common skin problem in adolescents, and in adulthood, it involves pilosebaceous follicles or oil glands and therefore seen to involve areas where oil glands are dense like face, chest, back, upper arms. In your cas...  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. G. S. S. Sandeep

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

I have acne for past two months. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have acne started two months ago, and I never had this issue before. It is getting worse. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Yes, you have acne bumps on your lower face, i.e. chin and jawline. I suggest you use either Nadifloxacin 1 % gel or Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 % gel, twice daily for a few days.   Read Full »

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