Sertaconazole

Sertaconazole belongs to the imidazole class of antifungal medications. It treats fungal infection caused by tinea pedis like athlete's foot, by slowing the growth of the fungi.

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How to get rid of red and white hard lumps on my scalp?

Query: Hello doctor,I have these red and white hard lumps on my scalp. Some are not lumpy but, are just marks. Can you tell me what they are and how to get rid of them? I have dandruff as well.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be pityriasis sicca. The diagnosis can be confirmed with a trichoscopy and skin biopsy. Consider the application of Onabet B lotion (Beclomethasone and Sertaconazole) at bed time over the scalp for 14 days. Use a shampoo that contains 2 % Ketoconazole to wash th...  Read Full »

How to cure the itching and color change in my buttocks for the past four years?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a skin problem on my buttocks since 4 years. Due to this severe itching sensation was there and also my skin on the buttocks became black. Please help me to get rid of this disease and get back my original color of skin. Kindly suggest me some medicine. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Chaitra. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details (attachments removed to protect patient identity) provided by you. You seem to have a fungal infection of skin called tinea cruris. It is commonly called as ringworm. Due to inappropriate treatment it might have spread extensively. ...  Read Full »

Could a hair mask be the reason for vulvar dermatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I think I have dermatitis in the vulva, and my gynecologist advised me to get a dermatologist's opinion. I used a hair mask one month ago. While rinsing the hair mask, it came in contact with my genitals, causing redness, itchiness, burning sensation, and a watery discharge. I took a...  Read Full »


Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing the information. From your statement, it looks like contact dermatitis with superimposed infection. It is normal to have candida in genital areas, but if it causes curdy white discharge and itching, it is a matter of concern. For the time being...  Read Full »

How to get rid of itchy groin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have itchy boils on the scrotum and groin areas. During the day, I feel too itchy, and due to the itching, I have developed rashes which are painful. When I try to break them, it starts to bleed. Sometimes, I have the itchiness during the night as well. I have attached an image for y...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and seen your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does look like a fungal infection. Due to the application of steroid-based products, the clinical picture has been altered. The use of a steroid-based product for a fun...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some medications or creams to relieve the intense itching in my hip.

Query: Hi doctor,I have intense itching on my hips, and I have attached some pictures. It will help if you suggest some medicine or cream put on the itching area.Also, please let me know the generic name of the medicine or cream as I am traveling to many countries.Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.1) What is the duration of the disease?2) Do you have any lesions in the groin folds?3) Do you have any other medical problems for which you are taking medications?Kindly revert with the answers.  Read Full »

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. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 o...  Read Full »

I have a red spot around the urethra with a tight foreskin. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male. I weigh 80 kg and I am 5 feet 4 inches. I have been suffering from an inflammation while urinating with a red spot around the urethra. I went to my physician. He prescribed me a tablet Ofloxacin and syrup Oricitral for 5 days. After that the inflammation got reduc...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and went through your photographs (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It definitely looks like you have balanoposthitis with phimosis. Did you have sexual contact with anyone other than your regular partner? Does your partner have any...  Read Full »

How can red spots on the head of my penis be treated?

Query: Hello doctor, The head of my penis is itchy and there are few red spots in certain areas on the head. This has been happening for the past week or so. I have stopped applying soap to the area and I wash it with lukewarm water twice a day and apply Candid-B thereafter. The itchiness went away after ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your description, I feel you are suffering from a fungal infection of your genitalia. Kindly stop Candid-B cream (Beclometasone Topical and Clotrimazole Topical). It has steroids in it. This gives you temporary relief from itching but promotes fungal growth. H...  Read Full »

Why am I getting bumps on my penis on and off?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had these bumps on my penis for a while. I have been looked at by a dermatologist and he said that it was nothing. As it keeps getting red, I thought it was some yeast infection and applied cream on it. It was a three year old cream and I believe that has what made it worse. I ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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 »

How to get rid of jock itch?How to get rid of jock itch?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having an abscess on my balls. It is reddish and painful, but not much. I have jock itch right now. I saw terrific images on the internet, but it is not like that. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please put up two to three clear photos of the affected area for proper evaluation and guidance. Revert back with the photos to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

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