Skin Care

A daily routine that protects your skin and enhances its appearance is called skin care. It includes eating a healthy diet, avoiding sun exposure as much as possible, and the use of skin care products. Following a proper skin care routine is essential to prevent dermatitis, the skin from drying out, and becoming too oily.

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Please suggest a lotion or cream for my combination skin.

Query: Hi doctor,I have combination skin. I have blackheads with normal pores. I am acne-free. I have two questions. What is the best lotion that can be used on the face and body? Is it good to use them in my skin?   Read Full »


Dr. Sneha Mariam Varghese

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important to follow a healthy skin routine for having healthy skin. You can start cleansing your face with facewashes. You can use soap-free cleansers like Cetaphil or Cerave or D-acne (Clindamycin). Avoid using foamy facewashes. For visible pores presenting with ...  Read Full »

I have painful sores near my vagina after having rough sex with my partner. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have sores near the opening of my vagina. It started with one side three days ago, and I noticed another one the next day on the other side, although the sore was much smaller and less irritating. A day back, I broke into a fever around 5 pm and was able to recover from it after using M...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details and images shared by you (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. After seeing the images, I feel that it is most likely not STD (sexually transmitted disea...  Read Full »

I have pain in my toes and the skin of my toes is harder than normal. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old person. I have pain in my left leg first toe, and also it feels hard in that area for the past three months. I do not have any health issues. What could be the cause? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Mayank Khandelwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on the look of your leg (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), I assume you have a condition called "Hard Corn" or "Callus." A potential reason for the formation of a corn or callus could be tight-fitting footwear that you have been wearing fo...  Read Full »

I am just fed up with my dark complexion. Please prescribe me some skin whitening product.

Query: Hello Doctor, I am just fed up with my dark complexion. Please prescribe me some skin whitening product.  Read Full »


Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Natural complexion is the best. Cosmetics do more harm than good. You can avoid them. Melanin pigment in the skin protects against cancers. Presence of more melanin in the skin gives the dark complexion. You can use sunscreen lotions which help in preventing tan d...  Read Full »

How to improve skin tone and get glowing skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I have an uneven skin tone on my face. Please advise for an even skin tone and glowing skin.  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com Uneven skin tone is caused mainly by: Frequent sun exposure. Hormonal imbalances. To prevent and reverse dullness of skin and to improve your skin tone: Drink plenty of water (minimum of eight glasses a day). Avoid oily foods. Consume a lot of fruits and gr...  Read Full »

Will Kojivit cream and Clearmin soap help improve my skin tone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. My face tone looks uneven and very dull. Can I use Kojivit gel to improve my skin tone along with clearmin soap? Is clearmin soap good? Or please suggest any other soap.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may continue the use of Kojivit gel, which has Kojic acid. However, I would recommend you to replace Kojivit gel with Vitamin-C based creams. The soap you have mentioned is fine, but make sure you are following a good facial routine, which means cleansing, toning, a...  Read Full »

Can I use Rejuglow Gel for skin whitening. I have very tanned skin. Give me suggestions.

Query: Hello, I am a 22 year old, male. I have a very sensitive skin, even after using sunscreens, it is tanned. Suggest me any skin whitening pills.  Read Full »


Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing to us. As such there are no skin whitening pills. Glutathione pills are marketed as skin whitening pill, but its use is not recommended by doctors. It is essential to know how you use your sunscreen. Sunscreens with SPF 30 are good for regular use. Sunscreen should be a...  Read Full »

Can I use Cotaryl cream for dry and flaky skin?

Query: Hi Doctor, I am suffering a disease called Ichthyosis. It is genetically causing dry skin problem and fish like scales. Kindly help me with a solution for this.  Read Full »


Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing to us.Ichthyosis as you rightly mentioned is a genetic condition leading to excessively dry and flaky skin. There is no cure for this condition, but it can be controlled by using right medications and thus bringing the normal texture back. For the same, follow these suggesti...  Read Full »

How to get rid of perioral dermatitis?

Query: Hi doctor, Four years back, I started taking Isotretinoin as I had acne and perioral dermatitis. After six months, everything went away. After eight months, I got redness around my mouth and so the doctor gave Isotretinoin 10 mg for a month with Metrogel. It helped me. After a year, redness aroun...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have erythema, then you still have active perioral dermatitis. Continue using Metrogel ointment (Metronidazole) once daily afternoon for 15 days. You can apply Tacrolimus cream once daily in small quantity at night for 15 days. Start taking Zinc tablets. It helps...  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 Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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