Scabies

The infestation of the skin with mites called Sarcoptes scabiei is called scabies. If left untreated, these mites live and multiply on the skin by burrowing the eggs into the skin. It results in skin rashes, which itch intensely.

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I have bumps on my penis with pus discharge upon squeezing hard. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,There are bumps on my penis that are not healing for long. If I squeeze it hard, a small amount of pus comes out. I am diagnosed with HSV 1. I never had unprotected sex; I just had oral sex.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Kindly answer the below-mentioned questions so that I could guide you better.1. How long have you been experiencing this problem?2. Is there any discharge from the penis?3. When did unprotected sex happen?4. Have you taken any treatment?I have...  Read Full »

Tablet Permethrin and oral Ivermectin are not effective for my scabies. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been diagnosed with severe scabies in my tissues, but my treatments have not been successful. Tablet Permethrin and tablet Ivermectin for two days did not help, and I think I need more days in a row. I wonder if Ivermectin 1% topical lotion would work for my body?. That was prescrib...  Read Full »


Dr. Saira Mohsin

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I suggest you not use both topical and oral Ivermectin simultaneously. You can use only oral Ivermectin because oral therapy kills germs of scabies completely. I suggest you take tablet Ivermectin for three days again. I suggest applying Phys...  Read Full »

What should I do to treat the small itchy bumps on my penis and scrotum?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having scrotal calcinosis for three weeks. There is no color change but the itching and there are small balls over the penis and scrotum.You can see the picture attached. I have been using Scabion forte lotion for this.There is no such past history.Please tell me which medicine I shou...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concern.It looks like you have got scabies, a condition caused by a mite.It cannot be seen by naked eyes and can be seen only under a microscope.The symptoms include intense itching which worsens at night, and bumps are seen all over the body but more p...  Read Full »

I have bumps on my scrotum and, they have not subsided even after treatment. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have bumps on my scrotum, and they cause itching. They also cause discomfort, and I cannot sleep because of them. I have also consulted a doctor, and he has given me Metaz cream, tablet Cetjust and tablet Candycef LB 200 mg. He told me that in these 20 days, this would subside. I ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. In my opinion, you got scabies, a condition caused by a mite (Sarcoptes scabiei). And it cannot be seen by naked eyes, but only under the microscope. The symptoms include intense itching, which worsens...  Read Full »

I have itchy blisters over the sides of fingers and palms. Suggest me a cure.

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old female, and I do not know what is happening with my body. I have itchy blisters on my five fingers, and my entire body feels very itchy.  Read Full »


Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Though the description of your query is a bit brief and vague, I could think of two possibilities in your case. Pompholyx - where one gets very tiny itchy blisters over the sides of fingers and palms. It requires taking oral antiallergic drugs like Cetirizine along w...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for constant itching and pimple-type marks on the thighs?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had itching in my body (not constantly) but frequent itching for the last one month. There is a constant itching in my chest, and also, there have been very small, red pimple-type marks on my thighs. What could be the reason, and is there any cure for it?  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. It can be scabies, a condition caused by a mite. Naked eyes cannot see the mite, but only under the microscope. Symptoms include intense itching, which worsens at night, and bumps are seen all over but more prominent between fingers, ...  Read Full »

After traveling, my arms and legs feel scratchy. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been traveling for two days. I was feeling scratchy in my arms and legs. Now, it looks like a mild rash, and sometimes, I feel scratchy. I tried taking Cetirizine hydrochloride. But there is no relief.   Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the concern. As there is no attached photograph in the message, can you tell me what kind of rash you are talking about? Does it come and go? Please try to send a clinical picture of the affected area to help you better. Take care.   Read Full »

Kindly help me get rid of the infection in my elbow that is itching and bleeding on scratching.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a parasitic infection in my elbow for the past four weeks. It is itching a lot. And when I scratch, it is bleeding. I could see a worm moving in my elbow. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. But I need some more details about it to help you better. Kindly share your symptoms, duration, and a clinical picture of your lesion.Would you please revert with more details? Regards.  Read Full »

I have itching only on the penis and surrounding areas. Kindly suggest a cure.

Query: Hi doctor,I am having an allergy for the last two weeks. This allergy only affects the penis and surrounding areas. Sometimes I have more allergies and creates a feeling like I have to cut this part of the body. When the body is dry, there are more allergies. Please tell me a cure for this disease.   Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It looks like you have got scabies, a condition caused by a mite. It cannot be seen by naked eyes, but only under the microscope. Symptoms include intense itching, which worsens at night, and bumps are seen all over but more prominent b...  Read Full »

What are the best medicines to treat scabies?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 20 months old and weighs 15 kg. She is a very active child. She was suffering from severe itching and rashes. The doctor diagnosed her with scabies. He prescribed HH mite cream for three days, and Atarax syrup 2.5 ml thrice a day. On the rash, he asked us to apply Flutivate...  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please continue the Atarax syrup (Hydroxyzine) only if there is itching. You can repeat HH mite cream (Permethrin) if itching is significant. It has to be applied to the whole body below the neck. Avoid the head, face, neck, anal and vaginal areas. Also, avoid regio...  Read Full »

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