Fexofenadine

Fexofenadine is an antihistamine used to treat symptoms caused by allergic reactions. These symptoms include watery and itchy eyes, sneezing, skin rashes, and runny nose. It blocks histamine, which is responsible for causing these symptoms during an allergy.

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How do I cure my sore throat and blocked nose?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a sore throat in the morning and partial blockage of one of the nostrils during day time. There is some amount of nose coming out when pushed heavily. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Zirwa Sarfraz

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It could just be seasonal allergies. Do you have any fever, cough, headache with it as well? If you are not experiencing any of the above-mentioned symptoms then just do gargles with warm water with salt and preferably with Enziclor mouthwash (or any other antibacte...  Read Full »

How to help with sinus inflammation in chronic sinusitis with polyp?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old male. I have sinusitis for almost five years. Also, there is polyp formation in the right maxillary sinus. When I inhale to get relief from nasal congestion and it starts irritating with inflammation. Any advice?  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We have to first ascertain as to why sinusitis has occurred in the first place. Usually, in most cases, the primary cause is a seasonal or year around allergic problem that is there. Just to make you understand I have tried to explain things in a simple way below. Expo...  Read Full »

What is the best medicine for painful itchy hives?

Query: Hello doctor, I just want to ask what is the best medicine for allergy? I have hives on my body and so itchy when I scratch them it turns painful. I even have them on my soles and palm. I am currently on Loratadine.  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching with hives has various causes. Treatment of it is mostly according to the cause. Another treatment is symptomatic. Loratadine is antihistaminic and antiallergic medicine. In your case of itching with hives, you can take Desloratadine with Montelukast (Dazit M) ...  Read Full »

Can a chronic sinus infection cause stuffy nose and headaches?

Query: I think I may have chronic sinus infection. It started 4 months ago, one morning I woke up and blow up my nose with yellow/greenish mucus and blood. I was having it only in the morning. I didnt had any other symptoms except feeling tired. I took advil sinus and used seawater nasal spray. It lasted c...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Looks like your having a chronic allergic problem out there. Now there are certain things which have to be understood in detail. 1. Allergic rhinitis is an immune complex issue which is innately present and starts showing symptoms at one particular age. It basically is a hyper responsiveness t...  Read Full »

Why do I get mucus in throat and wet cough with no throat pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have mucus on my throat resulting in wet cough especially at wake up. I observed no pain on the throat, fever, and sneezing. I am not taking any medicine but I am regularly taking steam, ginger, or black tea. I getting relief only in the chest but not effective on the throat. Kindly...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are probably having what we call as allergic pharyngitis where you usually do not have classical allergic issues such as sneezing, watering from the nose, but only having mucus and phlegm formation in the throat which causes stickiness, irritation, and sometimes cou...  Read Full »

I feel itchy after a sweat episode or taking bath. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, When it is hot I feel itchy after taking a bath. This feeling can last for around 15 minutes. I also feel itchy when I start to sweat but when I sweat a lot after some times the itchiness decreases. I also feel uncomfortable at night sometimes. Using a fan just makes the itchiness much...  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are actually suffering from aquagenic urticaria. Such patients are actually allergic to water content and or temperature changes lead to histamine release thus itching. This condition is most of the time very resistant to treatment. Only treatment is that you take ...  Read Full »

What causes red and itchy spots on the skin?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old. I have got some red spots on my skin especially on legs, where I wear socks and also one spot on my left hand. After long time, I recently started jogging. I am new to the place where I am now. I had encountered sock allergy earlier also, but got relieved after using ...  Read Full »


Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your photographs (attachments removed to protect patient identity). You are having eczema. I would recommend you to apply Clobetasol propionate cream on the affected areas twice daily and take tablet Levocetirizine 5 mg twice daily. Continue this for t...  Read Full »

Why does running nose, sneezing and blocked nose happen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have bad running nose, sneezing and blocked nose in the morning for the last ten days. I have taken Augmentin 375 for five days. It improved a bit but again relapsed today. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Running nose can be due to upper respiratory tract infection. You can take tablet Allegra M (combination of Montelukast and Fexofenadine) twice daily for about three days. Warm water gargles ...  Read Full »

What causes hives in the evening?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting rashes on my skin regularly that keeps itching too much. It gets cured after every 6-8 hours. Again the rashes appear in the evening. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shaunak Patel

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have checked your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are having hives and this is acute urticaria.Take tablet Dazit M (Desloratadine) once at bedtime for 10 days in a row. In the daytime take tablet Allegra 180 mg (Fexofenadine) once after ...  Read Full »

Is Flonase safe to use every day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I am allergic to pollen and I seem to get allergic reactions randomly even outside the allergy season. Ever since I started taking Flonase, it has completely eliminated all symptoms. Is this safe? Can I take it every day for the rest of my life? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are experiencing allergic rhinitis. Your allergies due to pollen might be seasonal. Did you try tapering it off when the weather changes? The best step would be to determine your allergens. I would suggest patch test first to eliminate potential environmental alle...  Read Full »

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