Desloratadine

Desloratadine is an antihistamine, which is a drug used to treat allergic symptoms like watery eyes, runny nose, hives, itching, sneezing, etc. This medicine works by blocking histamine, which is a chemical substance made by the body during an allergic reaction.

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Can Betnovate be used for long?

Query: Hi doctor, Can I stop using Candid B, Acuvir, and Emollient shower? Can I have Desloratadine? I am able to have Betnovate C and Duricef 500.   Read Full »


Dr. Abdel Hakam Soliman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think it is a viral or fungal infection. It seems like infected eczema. I suggest you follow the treatment. You can take tablet Duricef 500 mg (Cefadroxil) orally once every 8 hours. You can use Betnovate C cream (Betamethasone with Clioquinol) topically three ...  Read Full »

Can balanitis be cured?

Query: Hi doctor, My urologist and dermatologist are saying that I have balanitis. I was given different creams, but the red sports appear again once I stop applying the cream. Coconut oil also seems like working. Is balanitis treatable? I am a known type 2 diabetic, and my current fasting blood sugar is...  Read Full »


Dr. Shalini Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, balanitis is curable. Antifungal for local application is a must. You can opt systemic antifungal if the local cream does not give relief. Keeping the skin retracted also help to avoid the moisture. You have to maintain good control over your sugar levels. Also, nee...  Read Full »

What can I do for my itching and burning sensation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have itching and burning sensation in my upper body, eyes and feet. After taking a hot water bath, my upper chest becomes red and goes away in a minute. But, the burning sensation does not go away even though there are no rashes. I had cold and throat infection a week before. I took All...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to know something in more detail about your history. Do you have any history of recurrent cold attacks? Is there similar itching phenomenon in the past? Are there any family members with a history of allergic phenomenon? Is there any history of allergic rhinitis ...  Read Full »

My mom is allergic to Kumkum. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am asking a query on behalf of my mother. One year back, my mom got some allergy in the area where she applies kumkum (a powder she got used to putting it from many years in the centre of the forehead). The allergy has reduced after she consulted a doctor, but it left a black sca...  Read Full »


Dr. Shalini Patodiya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. She has an allergy to kumkum. It is a very common problem.  She needs to avoid kumkum altogether. Whenever she applies kumkum, her problem will increase. As of now, I suggest her Momate cream (Mometasone furoate) twice daily and tablet Dazit (Desloratadine) once daily...  Read Full »

Do itching attacks resolve by taking Chloropyramine and Levocetirizine?

Query: Hi doctor, I have itching attacks and Chloropyramine helped me a lot. I tried using Levocetirizine 5 mg but it failed to work for some hours. Some studies suggest that using a double dose can fix the issue. Do I need to take two pills of it every day one in the morning and one in the evening? Or ca...  Read Full »


Dr. Jebin Abraham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can try using Desloratadine 5 mg once daily and it is more effective in urticaria. It is usually less sedative when compared to Chloropyramine.   Read Full »

Is it necessary to take an inhaler along with medication for seasonal asthma?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old male. I am having an issue with asthma during the winter season for the past five years. Doctor prescribed Mondeslor daily one tablet and Budamate 400 two times. I take it for a complete of times during the winter season, and I was feeling comfortable. Every year I...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from seasonal asthma. You may have a cold allergy that may aggravate your asthma status in the winter season. Your blood pictures have shown nothing significant (attachment removed ...  Read Full »

Is itchy scrotum a sign of STD?

Query: Hi doctor, I have scrotum itch, which has been persistent over the years (>5 years) with no other symptoms. There are no visible blisters or warts. It itches throughout the day. I see a slight difference in skin appearance, i.e., whitish patch when I use apple cider vinegar to clean the area as ...  Read Full »


Dr. Abdel Hakam Soliman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is probably lichen simplex chronicus, i.e., skin thickening, due to the habit of frequent rubbing. But please add a photo of the affected area to make sure of the diagnosis.  Read Full »

What is the reason for appearance of rash after bath?

Query: Hi doctor, Daily after my shower, my face turns red with rash. This has been happening since years. I have changed my soap and face wash several times. Besides, I have lived in many cities; this happens every time and everywhere. What could be the reason? What should I do for it? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history it appears that, you are suffering from cholinergic urticaria or heat hives. This condition of being hypersensitive or extremely sensitive to heat or the response of sweating. People with this condition often wonder why they feel itch when they exerc...  Read Full »

What causes cyclic itching of the skin in arms and back?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandfather aged 85 years is having a lot of itching on his body. The main areas are his arms and back. There is a lot of inflammation at times and all of a sudden the inflammation increases and then goes down. It appears in cycle. He has been prescribed with the following medicines na...  Read Full »


Dr. Vinay Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have examined the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) as well as carefully noted the details provided. I understand your concerns and will do my best. From the pictures and details, it seems closest to the situation caused by a parasite tha...  Read Full »

Why do I have an odd mark on my stomach?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got some odd mark in my stomach and it has changed its appearance in two weeks. My doctor does not know what it is. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate your question and it would help me even more if you could furnish me additional data like signs and symptoms from genesis to the present state, any medicines taken and their effects. Please tell me what did the local doctor say and any other thing yo...  Read Full »

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