Triamcinolone is a drug used to treat skin conditions, allergies, and rheumatic disorders. It is a type of glucocorticoid. Triamcinolone is also being used to prevent asthma and COPD from worsening.

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I have had a non-itchy rash in my genital region for a few weeks, which gets easily irritated when I sit down. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have had a gooch region rash for a couple of weeks that is uncomfortable, sticky, and non-itchy and also easily irritated when sitting down, and clammy.  Read Full »

Dr. Darshan Kanani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, It sounds like that you may be experiencing a rash in your genital area that has been causing discomfort and irritation for a couple of weeks. This type of rash can be caused by a variety of factors, including fungal infections, bacterial infe...  Read Full »

Is there any medication to control the pain due to remission of RA after chemotherapy?

Query: Hello doctor, RA patient for 13 years and on treatment with Methotrexate, Leflunomide. Then suffered from aplastic anemia and ATG treatment done with partial recovery. Presently on Cyclosporine on the advice of hematologist and HCQS on advice of Rheumatologist. Reti iman chemotherapy was done since...  Read Full »

Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems her arthritis is flaring up again. Eventually, Cyclosporine and HCQs are both very mild when it comes to arthritis management. She may have had a prolonged suppression due to...  Read Full »

What to do if chalazion does not get better with warm compresses?

Query: Hi doctor, Before few months, I got a painless bump on the upper eyelid. It was probably a chalazion. I consulted a doctor and she told me to do warm compresses. She advised me to wash my eyelids with baby shampoo three times a day. She told me to follow these measures for two weeks. If it does n...  Read Full »

Dr. Asha Juliet Barboza

Answer: Hi, Welcome to For having a recurrent chalazion, you can take an injection of Triamcinolone and it is a good option. Repeated surgical removal causes damage to the tissues. You need to consult an ophthalmologist to have an injection if it bothers you cosmetically. A small chalazion ca...  Read Full »

My burn-like mark keeps increasing in size. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small formation in my leg which developed approximately before three years. I have attached the images for your reference. It is brown in color, somewhat similar to a burn. It itches sometimes and it is very dry in nature. This formation was initially around 2 cm, but now has inc...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and well understand your concern. You are having lichen simplex chronicus (LSC). It arises because of repetitive scratching or rubbing. I could see thickening of the skin with variable flakes. ...  Read Full »

What treatment can be had for scratch marks in a 4-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter, who is 4 years old got a scratch mark three months ago. It has left a brown mark. It is a little white in the middle. Is it a scar? Will it go away soon? I have attached a few images for your reference.  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). She has some postinflammatory pigmentary changes at the site of the trauma, that is, hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation. However, there is nothing to worry ab...  Read Full »

What can be done for small solid swelling on the arm that looks like a cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a small solid little thing on my arm that looks like a cyst or wart that I would like to get treated. I thought it to be a pimple, so I tried to take it out with a small needle but was afraid to go deep. So, I did not achieve anything, and I just made it red. It has grown a bit ...  Read Full »

Dr. G. S. S. Sandeep

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I need some pictures to help you precisely. I cannot guess it by your description. Most probably, it might be an epidermoid cyst. Let me confirm when I see few pictures of it.   Read Full »

What can be done for tender and itchy red spots on hands?

Query: Hello doctor, I have red spots on my hands that started about 10 days ago. I also have a couple of spots on my foot. They are mildly tender and itchy. They have gotten worse but not more that 8 to 10. I have no medical history and do not take any medications daily. I had a cut on my finger from ope...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are multiple erythematous (red) plaques and papules (bumps) on palms, sole, and wrist. Few lesions do look like target lesions. With these features, I can list a few possibilities as follows: ...  Read Full »

Why have my blemishes not improved even after extended use of Roaccutane?

Query: Hello doctor, I am in my seventh month of taking Roaccutane. My weight is 57 kg and I am taking 40 mg daily. I am still getting acne and blemishes. I have one large blemish that is getting small in some days. I find it getting bigger once I wake up in the morning. I always tell my doctor about this ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw your clinical picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It is looking like acne cyst for me. The probable diagnosis is acne grade 4 with scars. Is the blemish raised and painful? Can you feel that with your finger or is it just flat red b...  Read Full »

I have a low functioning thyroid which my doctor is unable to regulate. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been searching for answers for over three years. The past two years, my quality of life on a scale of 1 to 10, has been a 2. I am grasping at anything to find the answers. My doctors have not helped. I was diagnosed 15 years ago with fibro/CFIDS, and very low thyroid, which they...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. I will try to address each point one by one. You have been labeled as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is a diagram of exclusion, and there are no effective meds except sometimes treatment with antivirals have been seen effective. Howeve...  Read Full »

A part of my penis discolored after a reconstructive surgery. How to treat this?

Query: Hello doctor, Four months ago, I had a reconstructive surgery on my penis for congenital penile curvature. I had some complications such as hematoma and scar leakage, but I am good now. When my penis healed, a part of it became brown/black (discoloration). Is there a way to reverse this discoloratio...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I would like to know what are all the creams you have tried? Was a skin graft used? If yes, was it a full thickness or split skin graft? And, is the discolored ...  Read Full »

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