Radio Frequency Cautery

Radiofrequency cautery is the process of using high-frequency radio waves to cut and remove tissue. An active electrode transmits the radio waves with a handpiece.

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Can Surfaz-SN be used for acne?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. I have a small acne on my penis. Shall I use Surfaz-SN to remove the acne? If that is not useful, then please suggest me a correct cream. I do not like to go for surgery. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. With your description, it seems that you have developed molluscum contagiosum. Please get a review with a picture for better evaluation and the best possible treatment of your concern. Revert with photos to a dermatologist online --> ...  Read Full »

How to use a corn cap?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a corn in my right foot for the last 15 days. Initially, I applied antibiotic ointment and taken some antibiotics ointment. And, now I have applied corn cap. I want to know whether my treatment in going in the right direction. Can corn caps alone take care of corn? I have applied co...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and examined your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have developed callosity or plantar wart. Corn cap application macerated the surrounding area. Since you already applied it before two days, I would suggest ...  Read Full »

Can a boil on the groin be STD?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My height is 165 cm and weight is 78 kg. I had a whitehead boil kind of thing in the pubic region¬†for around three to four months. But, there was no pain on touching or pressing. Now very recently, I got four more similar things at the end of penis near the junct...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and viewed the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and do understand your concern.  Read Full »

What is the white bump on lip?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a white bump on lip. What has to be done?  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly send a clear picture in good lighting.  Read Full »

What are those non-itchy, multiplying bumps on penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed these bumps and spots on the bar of my boyfriend's penis. It does not seem to cause any discomfort to him such as itching or sensitive to touch. We have been sexually active supposedly monogamous for a year. I noted the first one about three months ago and they seem to be m...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and descriptions. These lesions seem to be genital warts (condyloma acuminata). It is a contagious disease, caused by human papilloma virus. Generally, two thirds of individuals who have sexu...  Read Full »

I have two holes with hard surrounding in my foot. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. Before three months, I noticed two small holes beneath my right foot at a depth of 1 mm. Its surrounding has become hard. I feel pain when I press it. Also, the pain is like burning sensation and it is not itchy. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are corns. These are painful on pressure. They are best dealt with radiocautery, which is a simple office based surgery with cautery machine or by laser. It is a superficial procedure which would be performed by your dermatologist and only local anes...  Read Full »

What could a small pink lump on the back of the calf be?

Query: Hello doctor, My fiance has noticed a small pink lump (probably smaller than a pencil eraser) on the back of her calf. I have attached pictures of the same. She thinks it is only a few months old and may have grown in size to some extent. But she is not sure, and it could have been there longer. It ...  Read Full »


Dr. Uzzaif U Mansuri

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is mostly a wart. Melanoma is generally black in color and is very rarely seen in young age. This lesion of hers has mostly no feature of melanoma. Wart occurs due to one of these reasons s...  Read Full »

I am having permanent rashes on the sides of my neck. What are they?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had three scabs or sores on my body for a few months now and they did not heal. They are on my foot, back and hip. They are purple and red with a white dry patch over the top. They are extremely itchy. I also have a permanent rash on either side of my neck and outside my elbows....  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and concern. Over the neck, it seems that you have Poikiloderma of Civatte (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Poikiloderma of Civatte refers to redness associated with a mottled pigmentation seen on the sides of the neck, more c...  Read Full »

What is the best treatment for sebaceous cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, I have sebaceous cyst in my face near cheeks. It is painless and about 0.5 cm in size. It looks awkward in my face. I need to remove it. Please suggest me the best treatment for the same.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Best treatment would be lasering the cyst and manually removing the capsule, so that it does not recur again. Debridement of the fat is also vital to achieve the normal contour of the cheek. For further information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq...  Read Full »

I have some black spots on penile skin. What are these?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having some black spots on penile skin. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could be seborrheic keratosis or maybe a mole or wart. For further information consult a dermatologist online -->https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist   Read Full »

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