Cetirizine

Cetirizine is an antihistamine, which is used to treat allergic reactions like sneezing, runny nose, hives, watery eyes, and itchy throat. This medicine can cause severe drowsiness, so avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after taking this medicine.

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What is the reason for my constant throat pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I always have pain in my throat. Doctors suggested different types of antibiotics Augmentin 625, Ceftum 500, and Cefix 200. But not much improvement. In my last visit doctor diagnosed me with chronic pharyngitis. It can be due to allergy or acid reflux. No need for antibiotics, and it i...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What sort of pain is it? Is it present only while swallowing? Is it getting relieved when you do anything? Do you smoke? Is there any change in voice? Do you feel anything stuck down the throat? In your pictures, I cannot find any active infection. It was unnecess...  Read Full »

What should I do for my itchy and swollen lips?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I am experiencing itchiness on my lips, and my left lip is quite swollen at this moment. This morning, when I woke up from bed, I also experience swelling inside my mouth. I suppose this is an allergy, but I am not sure what I am allergic to. To my knowledge, I am no...  Read Full »


Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Jonnalagadda

ENT Otolaryngologist, Allergy Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your case. I need further history. Have you consumed peanuts recently? And any specific dairy product or meat? Apart from these, do you have any pets and had any incident of scratch? Kindly post the pictures of the swollen lips.  Read Full »

Can Duonase spray relieve my sneezing?

Query: Hello, I have running nose and sneezing almost everyday as soon as I get up. It sometimes decreases after a while and at other times continues for a few hours. Although I have this from many years, of late the frequency has increased. I used to take Cetrizine earlier. But my doctor has prescribed Eb...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq. As you already might be aware of, it is allergic rhinitis. Most people suffer from it due to an allergen, known or unknown. In case you know what you are allergic to, please avoid the allergen. In case you don't know, it must be the atmospheric pollutants , especially c...  Read Full »

I am suffering from sinusitis and it is getting worse. What is the cause and treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have suffered from sinusitis for the last five years. I used to live in a house that had mould issues, and I am not sure if this brought on the sinusitis. I have been using Avamys nasal spray and Texa allergy tablets. For the last three weeks, I have developed a new symptom. I am hav...  Read Full »


Dr. Dheeraj Kumar Jonnalagadda

ENT Otolaryngologist, Allergy Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly I will brief you on what you are suffering with, 1) You have an allergy, which is a disease in your blood to which your body reacts to foreign materials, and the symptoms are shown as sneezing, different in breathing, nasal discharge, watering of eyes, and t...  Read Full »

How to manage common cold in this COVID-19 pandemic period?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old. I am a breastfeeding mom to a 5-month-old baby, and I have cold for two days. I just want to be sure that this is just a common cold. I am currently on Biogesic.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is there any fever? Were you in contact with someone who is infected with COVID-19 or other viral fever? Are Biogesics helping? It looks like a common cold by symptoms, and we cannot say because what if you were in contact with someone? Is there any sore throat? Ple...  Read Full »

What is the reason for getting runny and stuffy nose in the morning?

Query: Hello doctor, It is about my 6 years son. Everyday morning he has a running nose after getting up from sleep. This is going on for the past 15 days. Running nose or nose block stops after one or two hours. He is not getting any symptoms in the evening or night. He does not have any fever. We are us...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudhakar Palanisamy

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The way you describe, it looks like allergic rhinitis (basically nose allergy). Mostly, it happens due to dust or other air pollution. If you had changed your residence recently, then it might be the main cause. If this place is temporary, then I am sure it will bec...  Read Full »

How to treat recurrent itchy skin rashes in a 5-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My kid is 4.5 years old. He had skin allergy with itching with a mild fever below 100F (nine days before). Rashes disappeared once we apply baby lotion, but again reappeared. We consulted a doctor he suggested to take the following medicine. Syrup Cetirizine 5 ml (bedtime 7-10 day...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description and photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks like your son has hives or urticaria. It can be due to allergy or viral infections or can occur without any obvious reason. Did the doctor you consulted before see him face t...  Read Full »

What could attribute to symptoms like redness, swelling and itching in the whole body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. I have redness, swelling, and itchiness on the skin, tight and hot. It feels like there is a thorn stuck in the throat, and it hurts when I swallow. The swelling, redness, and itch appeared on my eyes, lower backside, knees, feet, palms, back of my hands, an...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears like an allergic reaction to something. Since when do you have these swellings and redness? Is there any breathing trouble? You need to check the bedroom/house thoroughly if there is any dirt or insect that could be causing the reaction. Did you eat anyt...  Read Full »

Can you please interpret my wife's reports?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife has been suffering from cold and bad throat for the past 11 days. Since then, she also has a low fever of 99 degrees Fahrenheit and it subsides during night. The doctor suggested her Augmentin 625 mg, but now her fingertips in the left hand has been swollen. As per laboratory tes...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), my opinion is as follows: The hemoglobin is mildly low and red blood cells look microcytic hypochromic. She has mild iron deficiency anemia. Her WBC count is mildly high and increased neutrop...  Read Full »

My left eye is blurry, red with tears and I am pregnant. Please suggest solution.

Query: Hello doctor, My left eye is blurry, hurts a little, and is red. It is also tearing up. I just found out that I am pregnant as well. I need to know if there is something to treat this so I can see better and not have it bother me. I am currently on Sertraline 100 mg once daily for the past six y...  Read Full »


Dr. Hussein Ayoub

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would gladly answer your query. I need to ask you if you have any discharge coming out of your eyes? Also, if your eyes are a little bit sticky? Do you have itching? Did you have any kind of trauma in the past few days? Do you wear glasses? Is this condition in...  Read Full »

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