Terbinafine is an antifungal medication available as both tablet and ointment. It is used to treat ringworm (tinea) infections.
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What is the reason for rashes all over the body of my 4.5-month-old baby?
Query: Hi doctor, My 4.5 months old baby girl was diagnosed with scabies before a month. Her pediatrician advised to apply Permethrin both for mother and baby. After applying she got new rashes all over the body, especially on face, around cheeks and both lower legs, feet and sole. Now on her back three or... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send the photographs of the lesion. She might be suffering from atopic dermatitis. I can able to give a definite diagnosis only after seeing the lesion. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/de... Read Full »
Can Terbinaforce Plus cream be used for ringworm infection?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having ring like patches all over the body for the past five months. I have itching all over the body including private parts and now it spreads to face as well. I had Griseofulvin tablets, Liv-Cet-5 twice daily and Terbinaforce Plus cream for the last 2 months. But, it did not cure... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should not have used Terbinaforce plus cream (combination of Clobetasol propionate, Ofloxacin, Ornidazole and Terbinafine) as it contains Clobetasol which is a steroid. It aggravates fungal infection and does not get it cured. You should take capsule Itracon... Read Full »
What medicine can help itching in the thighs and underarms?
Query: Hello doctor,I am a 57-year-old male. My weight is 75 kg. I do not have BP problems or diabetes. I have been suffering from itching near the thighs and underarm area for the last two months. I have taken Terbinafine 250 mg once daily and Luliconazole cream for six weeks. Since the last two to three ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern may be intertrigo secondary to candidal yeast infection. You should stop using the Terbinafine tablet and try Sporanox (Itraconazole) 100 mg capsule. Have it once daily for four weeks. Read Full »
After stopping the antifungal medications, I am getting itching in the same places that had ringworm rashes. What do I do?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a ringworm infection with ring-shaped rashes in my chest, ear, and in and around my genitals. The ringworm rashes started due to sharing towels with my brother with the same problem. I have taken Terbinafine tablets (antifungal medication) for the past 50 days for my ringworm inf... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Several factors, such as sweating, humidity, friction, diabetes, family members with ringworm infection, and contact with pets, promote fungus infection. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below.... Read Full »
Kindly suggest a permanent cure for ringworm.
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from ringworm for the last one and a half months. Currently, my arms, legs, and face are infected. Along with this suffering, I am itching in my armpits, leg pits, and scrotum only in the summer seasons or after sweating. My current medications are Tyza 200 or IT Mac... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query. You are on the right medicine for ringworm, but there may be chances that you may have a resistant strain of fungus. So, should not use any steroid-containing cream. Now, I suggest the tablet Trfy 250 mg (Terbinafine) once daily for 21 days, ... Read Full »
I have a major problem with my toenails. Kindly help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have a major problem in my toenails. Kindly look at the picture and suggest a treatment. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are suffering from tinea unguium, which is a fungal disease of the nails. You have to keep your nails hygienic. Keep away from chemical irritants especially, soap and detergents as well as di... Read Full »
How to cure the itching and color change in my buttocks for the past four years?
Query: Hi doctor, I have a skin problem on my buttocks since 4 years. Due to this severe itching sensation was there and also my skin on the buttocks became black. Please help me to get rid of this disease and get back my original color of skin. Kindly suggest me some medicine. Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the details (attachments removed to protect patient identity) provided by you. You seem to have a fungal infection of skin called tinea cruris. It is commonly called as ringworm. Due to inappropriate treatment it might have spread extensively. ... Read Full »
How to get rid of itchy groin?
Query: Hello doctor, I have itchy boils on the scrotum and groin areas. During the day, I feel too itchy, and due to the itching, I have developed rashes which are painful. When I try to break them, it starts to bleed. Sometimes, I have the itchiness during the night as well. I have attached an image for y... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and seen your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does look like a fungal infection. Due to the application of steroid-based products, the clinical picture has been altered. The use of a steroid-based product for a fun... Read Full »
I have a fungal infection in my right hand. How to treat it?
Query: Hello doctor,I have one red spot on my right hand, which is a fungal infection. Sometimes, it will grow in other body parts like stomach or legs, but then automatically disappears in 2 to 3 days. I am so worried. What to do? What is the treatment for this? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you applied any creams? Do you have a history of diabetes or hypertension? In the case of a fungal infection, you can try using Onabet (Sertaconazole) cream or Episert (Sertaconazole) cream or DK gel (Miconazole), twice a day. But if there is a recurrence, then o... Read Full »
Do I need to continue the prescribed medicines after a miscarriage?
Query: Hi doctor, I had a miscarriage 15 days back, my TSH is 4.19, hemoglobin is 12.1 g/dL, height is 5 feet, weight is 68 kg, and blood sugar is 54 and 116 mg/dL. Now my doctor has prescribed me with a lot of medicines like Thyroxine, Glyciphage, Aldactone 100, Terbinafine 250, etc. I have some itching i... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your miscarriage. All is not over, as your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) seem normal to me. Continue the thyroid medication. Your ideal weight for your height would be 50 kg. So, try to reduce weight using diet and exerc... Read Full »