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Sunscreen Lotion

Sunscreen lotion is used to protect the skin from the ultraviolet rays of the sun. Such lotions absorb or reflect some of the UV rays, thus reducing the harmful effects on the skin. It also prevents skin cancer like melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma to an extent.

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What are the causes of a rash on the nose bridge?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a red/pink rash on the side of my nose for about a year and a half now. It is on the bridge of my nose. It gets better at times, but most of the time it is prominent. It also usually gets better when I am in a cool environment and worse when I am in a hot climate or in su...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to After carefully reading your history I came to a conclusion that there are two possibilities of your rash. Drug reaction: It can mimic like anything and can remain up to 3 to 5 months and then subside as the drug gets cleared from the body. Photoallergic derma...  Read Full »

I have an issue with the skin texture on my cheek, and it is sensitive to touch. What is it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having skin texture issues on my cheek for a while. When I looked closely at my skin, I could feel something more profound. The area is sensitive to touch or stretch. Can you help me know what it is? Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Kindly answer me the following to help you better. Do you have any history of photosensitivity? Is there a burning sensation on exposure to sun? Any history of atopy or allergies? What is your skin type? Did you use harsh soaps or cosmetics? Regards.  Read Full »

What could be a small freckle with a brown spot on the tummy area?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 42-year-old female in a premenopausal condition with fair skin. I found a small dark freckle on my tummy a couple of months ago, which I cut out myself. Now I am left with a brown scar. Do you think it is sinister?  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to Do you have a family history of melanoma? Do you have any associated symptoms? Are there any itching, irritation, or pain? Is there bleeding or crust formation? Do you have many moles, dysplastic nevi, or freckles on the body? Are any changes in shape, size, or ...  Read Full »

How to control skin sagging and fine lines in the face?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 39 years old. My skin became dull and sagging. I always had dark circles, but now my eyes look sunken and skin especially around the eyes has become dry, loose, and fine lines are appearing. My hemoglobin level is 11 g/dL. I have no other health issues, and I had a baby two year...  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Use Nexglow cream at night for 20 days or Kojic cream at night for 20 days (on dark circles). Take tablet Limcee 500 mg once daily for 30 days. Use Ahaglow face wash twice daily for 20 days. Wash your face gently. For skin rejuvenation, other options are chemical pee...  Read Full »

What could be a senseless dry patch on neck which does not subside on antifungal?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 19-year-old male. I am active and never had any serious condition of unhealthiness. As a part of the ongoing project, I had to work for almost 14 days in the burning hot sun. When I returned home, I identified white spots on my face and quickly searched the internet for a narrow ...  Read Full »

Dr. Naik Dessai Gauri Govind

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the pictures. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The condition in the picture is not tinea versicolor at the moment. This is skin thickening as a result of allergy to sun exposure. This is quiet common in the neck area. You must use a good qua...  Read Full »

What should be the daily routine for healthy skin?

Query: Hello doctor, What should be the daily routine for healthy skin as I am having tiny pimples on my face mostly in summer?  Read Full »

Dr. Shanza Ikram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For healthy skin do the following: Drink plenty of water. Add fresh fruits to your diet. Use sunblock regularly in serum form or as a lotion. If you get a pimple apply Clindamycin gel on pimple two times a day. It will get better. I hope this helps. Thank you.   Read Full »

Other than Elocon, which ointment apply for rosacea?

Query: Hi doctor, I have steroid induced rosacea. In my childhood I was prescribed Elocon and ever since I have been using the same for my entire skin problem. Hence, if I did not use then my skin starts reacting with itchiness, redness and flushing. I am having this problem for than 10 years. Also, I am a...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Many people with long-term steroids application have no effect on the redness. However, you stop the ointment immediately. Otherwise, your skin will get them even more and in the future nothing can be done. For the clinical diagnosis ofrosacea I would like to get three ...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to protect me from sunlight.

Query: Hi doctor, Two years back during my holidays, I developed a large rash over the whole of my legs. It was described as petechiae when I got back to my native. The infection had got into my blood stream and my white blood cell count was extremely high. It took some time for it to return to normal. I a...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The problem quoted by you as a petechia with blood stream infection and increased white blood cell count is broad in the sense it can include, sepsis due to bacterial infection, viral hemorrhagic fever, or parasitic infections. Whatever might be the cause; infections ar...  Read Full »

Kindly advise a product to control breakouts of acne.

Query: Hello doctor,I am currently having acne on my cheeks. I am currently applying Benzoyl peroxide gel on my acne. It only reduces the inflammation but bumps are not reducing. I also have pigmentation caused by acne before. I only get acne on my cheeks. What may be the reason? I usually get cyst acne bu...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Acne reduces in severity with aging. Use a cleanser like Cetaphil to wash your face. Apply Retino-A (Retinol) cream in the night, and Clindamycin gel in the morning. Treat dandruff if any with Ketoconazole shampoos like Scalpe or Nizoral lotion. You can use sunscreens l...  Read Full »

What is the cause of skin becoming darker after delivery?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife aged 27 years is going through her 5th month of motherhood. Before delivery she was looking good and also her skin was fair as well as good. But now her skin got darker, there are some spotting on her face and also dark circles around both the eyes. Kindly help to improve her a...  Read Full »

Dr. Basti Bharatesh Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to These changes are all due to hormonal changes which occur during pregnancy. So, it is very difficult to treat. It is better to avoid any treatment during this period. Many drugs cannot be given during pregnancy as it can affect child. Moreover, these changes many tim...  Read Full »

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