Tacrolimus

Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressant drug used to lower the risk of organ rejection after an organ transplant. It is also used to treat conditions like eczema, psoriasis, uveitis, and vitiligo.

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What is the treatment for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis in a 12-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My 12 year old son is suffering from nephrotic syndrome since the last seven years. Two years ago, when his biopsy was done, the result said FSGS. His creatinine levels at that time was 4. Now it is raised to 10.1. He is currently taking Calcium, Folic acid, Pantoprazole, Sodium bicar...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please furnish the following medical information, so that I will be able to give you further advice. What is the cause of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)?Has dialysis been done? What is his urine output?What does his antinuclear antibody (ANA) profile say?Ha...  Read Full »

How does a lichen striatus appear clinically?

Query: Hi doctor, I have small rashes in the front of my leg starting from above till below the knee level. Rashes are scattered and a bit scaly, dry, and not that red. It is a bit whitish, and the rash is in patches. It does not itch at all, but it has increased over the years. Please suggest some treatm...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. There are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to assess the condition and suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Take care.  Read Full »

How to treat chronic paronychia?

Query: Hi doctor, I have painful swelling in my lateral nail fold of the right finger in my right hand. Previously, I had chronic paronychia in my index finger of the right hand. For that, I used Onabet cream twice a day for three weeks and Loceryl nail lacquer once a week for six months. I cannot take ...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chronic paronychia is a resistant disease and you have taken all the treatments necessary to solve this issue. In this case, treatment depends on the incriminating factors of the disease. Most of the time, it occurs due to irritants, repeated washing increases your ...  Read Full »

What causes whiteheads on the upper lip and foreskin?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some small whiteheads on my upper lip and on the foreskin of my penis. They are visible only when I pull down the foreskin and they are located only on my foreskin. They do not cause itching. It seems like Fordyce spots. Please suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. B T Priya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right. You have Fordyce spots on the lips. They are the opening of sebaceous glands. It is a benign condition and there is nothing to be worried. Apply a good moisturizer. In the genital area, you have some small white spots. They look like lichen nitidus. T...  Read Full »

Can your hair grow back if you have alopecia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am currently taking acne treatment. Today I went for a haircut, and I had noticed a tiny patch of my head that does not have any hair, and skin is smooth, and that patch does not have any roots. I do not know if this happened due to an acne scar or something like that, but I do not kno...  Read Full »


Dr. B T Priya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there is patchy hair loss. From the photographs (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), it looks like Alopecia areata. If it was sudden hair loss, then the hair will regrow. If any boils were there before, then hair would not grow. You can try...  Read Full »

Does penile melanosis require any treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed a black spot on my penis. I have no other symptoms. I am feeling a bit anxious.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is penile melanosis with dryness. It is a harmless benign condition that can occur due to multiple causes. It is only a cosmetic concern. Do not be scared. Do not worry. Apply Tacroz (Tacrolimus) 0.03% cream at daytime in small quantity for three weeks. Apply Cu...  Read Full »

What could be a recurring dark spot on the palm of a 6-year-old boy?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 6 years old. For three years, we have seen this spot on his left hand's palm that appear very dark black-bluish than it is today as it appears in the photo. And then it would suppress, and the skin would become normal color. It used to be of the same size as it appears now. J...  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclniq.com. If there is underlying thickness, it will favor Morphea, also known as localized scleroderma. Confirmation could only be made on biopsy, which on the other way also can diagnose other similar diseases like lichen planus pigmentosus. I would advise you to use Flutivat...  Read Full »

What can cause a painless tiny white patch over the jawline?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old. I got a tiny invisible white patch near my right ear over the jawline before two months. People around me noticed a month later, which I did not take seriously. Eventually, it started growing with time. Now, after two months, the hair on the face too has become gre...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Attach the picture to assess the lesion so I can guide you accordingly. Do you have a chalky white patch? Do you have a history of atopy or allergies? Do you have autoimmune disorders or a family history of Vitiligo? Is there a history of photosensitivity, contac...  Read Full »

What is the reason for tightness and discoloration in the penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have tightness in my penis, along with some discoloration on the penis head. I get wound sometimes. Also, I do not have the habit of masturbation, but there is some difference when I tried to check the changes. And the shape and size vary all the time.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history, it seems you have developed lichen sclerosis et atrophicus. In this condition, discoloration and tightness occur. Since when do you have this issue? Is it spreading? I need to see the discoloration so that I can assess. Please revert with a ...  Read Full »

Can laser treatment for acne cause hair loss in the beard?

Query: Hello doctor,I am losing my beard, and I can see small bald patches in them. Please help. I am currently on Tretiva 20 and Cyomin 50.  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are complaining of small patches of hair loss from your beard. Hair loss occurs due to alopecia areata (an autoimmune disorder) or fungal infection, or bacterial infection. To make a pinpoint diagnosis, you should send a picture of your hair loss for further mana...  Read Full »

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