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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I had bleach on my arm during blood tests. Will it affect the results?

Query: Hello doctor, I had blood tests done. There was some Clorox cleaner or bleach on my arm. Can this affect the result?  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query, my opinion is as follows: Whenever blood is drawn for test, the specific area is cleaned and then needle is inserted into vein to draw the blood into a sterile tube. Even if there is bleach in skin after cleaning, the negative pressure to draw blood ...  Read Full »

What causes cyclic itching of the skin in arms and back?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandfather aged 85 years is having a lot of itching on his body. The main areas are his arms and back. There is a lot of inflammation at times and all of a sudden the inflammation increases and then goes down. It appears in cycle. He has been prescribed with the following medicines na...  Read Full »


Dr. Vinay Kumar

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Microbiologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have examined the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) as well as carefully noted the details provided. I understand your concerns and will do my best. From the pictures and details, it seems closest to the situation caused by a parasite tha...  Read Full »

Do acid toning help in skin care?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know how does our skin change through the decades? How our skin changes in our 20s, 30s, 40s, and beyond? Also, looking for tips on how to care for our skin. What products we should be used for certain problems? When should we start acid-toning? How about retinol produ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Our skin undergoes aging process continuously. There are two types of aging going on in an individual. Intrinsic aging that is inherited (in our genes) and the other is extrinsic aging (that is due to environmental factors most importantly the sunlight). With aging, th...  Read Full »

What are the 10 rules girls with glowing skin follow?

Query: Hello doctor, What are the 10 rules girls with glowing skin follow?   Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. They drink plenty of water that keeps skin hydrated and fresh. 2. Fresh fruits and antioxidant diet. 3. Avoidance of sunlight and proper sunprotection. 4. Use of Vitamin C cream on regular basis. 5. Good moisturizer application to prevent from capping and weather...  Read Full »

I have uneven skin complexion and dark skin. Please advice any cream to improve my skin color.

Query: Hello doctor, I have uneven skin complexion and dark skin. Can you please tell me any cream or foods that improve my skin and skin color?  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Goud B

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you have an uneven and dark complexion. You need to eat a lot of fruits, drink a lot of water, and this should help improve your skin health and skin tone. Also, while going out in the sun please use a sunscreen with SPF 50 to prevent the tanning of...  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

Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

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 do transition from winter skin-care routine to spring?

Query: Hello doctor, How to do transition of your winter skin-care routine to spring?   Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As compared to winter, in spring season skincare is changed as follows. 1. In winters, an individual's requirement of water becomes less, whereas in spring one should increase the intake of water as insensible loss of water increases from our skin. 2. In winters, skin ...  Read Full »

What happens to our skin on a cellular level when we put on makeup, and cleanser?

Query: Hello doctor,What happens to our skin on a cellular level when we put on makeup, cleanse, as you finish cleansing on a cellular level (that tight feeling)? Is it harmful to your skin to not have a barrier against the elements, even if it is in our home? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Chaitra Prakash

Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your interest to know the skin system is appreciated. The skin has several layers of cells packed closed to each other. This packing is due to cementing substances between the cells that do not allow external things to enter inside the body. However, the strength of ...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for a dark forehead.

Query: Hi doctor, My face is not as fair as my body. There is a huge difference between my face and body. My forehead is much darker than my face. It may be because I do not take care of my face. What should I do to get fair skin? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your concern and by the sound of it, it appears that you have developed a lot of tanning on your face. There are few steps that you can take to get a fair skin Use a brightening face wash like Ethiglow or Ahaglow 2-3 times a day. Apply sunscreen wit...  Read Full »

I have skin tags in underarms and neck. Kindly reconfirm it.

Query: Hello doctor,I am 34 years male. I have skin tags in underarms and neck. I have a skin tag in the shaft of the penis for the past four months. I consulted a doctor here in my town, and they said it is a skin tag. I want to re confirm it again. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send a clear picture of the affected lesions for better evaluation and guidance.   Read Full »

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