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 fading purple-like patches that appear on arms and legs?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 62 years old. She has purple-like patches on her arms and legs as shown in the attached picture. She said that she has it for over three to four years and these patches fade in a few days once they appear. My mother also has diabetes and hypertension. She is using some antib...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the pictures and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your mother's condition seems to be senile purpura. Senile purpura is a common benign condition characterized by recurrent formation of purple ecchymoses (bruises) on the extens...  Read Full »

What causes a white patch with rashes on the skin?

Query: Hi doctor, I got some white patch with rashes. I feel it sometime itchy. It is the same for last two weeks neither increasing nor decreasing. Applied face cream and cow ghee. I have attached the photos for your reference.  Read Full »


Dr. Chaitra Prakash

Cosmetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the information provided. It most likely appears to be sunburn as seen in the photograph (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You could apply DesOwen (Desonide) mild potent steroid cream twice a day for five days. Along with...  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 burning hot sun. When I returned home, I identified white spots on my face and quickly searched the internet for a narrow d...  Read Full »


Dr. Gauri Kshirsagar

Dermatologist

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

What could be the cause for thick red rashes on face?

Query: Hello doctor, A 34-year-old female is having thick red rashes on the face. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Charu Bansal

Dermatologist, Cosmetologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The thick red rashes on the face can be because of many reasons like allergic contact dermatitis, papular urticaria, irritant contact dermatitis, and many more. I need to know more details like for how long are they present? Are they itchy? Are they transient or per...  Read Full »

Please suggest a solution to reduce pigmentation by using natural elements?

Query: Hello doctor, How can a 50-year-old person reduce the pigmentation by using natural elements?  Read Full »


Dr. Theresa M. Gregory

Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I assume you are referring to hyper-pigmentation, most often caused by UV rays exposure, and hormonal imbalances. Laser treatment can be very beneficial, but it is expensive. There are natural solutions, which can be quite effective. It is best to try a little bi...  Read Full »

Are marks on the skin a side effect of Biluma cream?

Query: Hello doctor, This query is for my girl. She is 24 years young. She recently went for an interview and applied a branded cosmetic cream. Her skin tone is fair and extremely sensitive. Overnight, she got ridiculous marks on both sides of the face. Please find attached images. Now, those marks are no...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Before applying the cream, did she have acne over the cheeks? Does she have a habit of picking the pimples with her nails? The reason I ask is that there is post-inflammatory hyperpigmen...  Read Full »

What is the better sunscreen gel or lotion for sensitive skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I am using Kojivit plus gel as a face cream at night. Can you please suggest me a better sunscreen gel or lotion for sensitive skin?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your skin is very sensitive, I suggest you use Himalaya herbals protective sunscreen lotion. It can be applied for half an hour before going outside. Use it always before going outside, whether it is a sunny or shady day. Because even in shady days, the ultraviole...  Read Full »

Why is my T-zone very dry?

Query: Hello doctor, The skin on my face is extremely dry. It becomes dry in patches, and I have to moisturize it 3 to 4 times to stop it from itching and hurting. It has always been a problem, but it has worsened over the last few months. The skin on my cheeks is quite red, and my T-zone is very dry. Any...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have very dry patches elsewhere too? Do you have dandruff? What products do you use on your face? Are the patches always there or appear in episodes? Are there any fixed sites on the face where you get these? Please answer these questions so we can get a better...  Read Full »

Why is my face darker than the rest of my body?

Query: Hello doctor, The color of the skin on my face is too dark when compared to the skin on my nose, cheeks, and rest of my body. How can I restore the original color on my face?  Read Full »


Dr. Suvina Attavar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The skin often darkens due to tanning under the effect of UV (ultraviolet) rays. I would strongly recommend using a sunscreen with a minimum SPF of 30. The sunscreen has to be applied at least half an hour before you go out and has to be reapplied every four hours till ...  Read Full »

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

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 dermatitis: The s...  Read Full »

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