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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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I feel pain and burning sensation after intercourse. Is this UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I got married recently. After having intercourse with my husband, I feel too much pain in my vagina and also burning sensation while urinating. I also feel frequent urination. Is this urinary tract infection? Please suggest some medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Tuli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are right. You have symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please get a urine culture and sensitivity done. We can start the appropriate antibiotic then. Meanwhile, have plenty of water of about 10-15 glasses a day to flush out the toxins.   Read Full »

I have severe sneezing and running nose. Please help me out of this.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23 year old male, suffering from allergy for the past 6 years. I am facing this problem more in winter. Early morning, I will get 10 sneezes continuously. If I take cold foods, I will have running nose throughout the day and severe sneezing. Also, I have itching and watering in my e...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to My diagnosis of your condition based on the information you have provided is allergic rhinitis. However, to confirm the same I want you to do two investigations namely serum IgE and absolute eosinophil count. Both are blood investigations. Allergy is not curable, howev...  Read Full »

I am using Nasivion daily for nasal congestion. Shall I continue the same?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old. I am using Nasivion 0.05 % daily for around three to four times for the last 8 to 10 years. Also, I am allergic to many things. Please help me with this health issue.  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to We are happy to help you. First of all, please understand that Nasivion (Oxymetazoline) has a local vasoconstrictor as an active ingredient. It should not be used for more than four or five days continuously. You have been using it for 8 to 10 years. You are suffer...  Read Full »

My scrotum is itching and there is pimple-like stuff that is bleeding. What it could be?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 29-year-old male. I recently realized that my scrotum is itching and there is pimple-like stuff that is bleeding a little. There are reddish-black spots on my scrotum, but it is not the area that bleeds. The area that bleeds looks like a ring cut.  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. The black, reddish papules may be angiokeratoma which bleeds when you scratch that, but that is not the cause of itching as such. I am prescribing you medications for itching and ring-shaped erosions. Kindly consult your doctor to discuss t...  Read Full »

What is the best treatment for allergic rhinitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with allergic rhinitis. I saw many doctors and had a nasal septum deviation surgery last year too, to control the allergies but nothing helped. I have to take antihistamines twice every day. I take 180 mg Telfast. The symptoms are very similar to having the flu. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Allergy is a genetic disorder and does not have a permanent cure. When we know we are allergic to some substance, the best way to avoid allergy is to stay away from it. This form of allergen avoidance is not practical in your case. To establish that it is an allergy i...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest medicine for chest congestion and nasal block.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old. I am having problems of chest congestion from the last two to three months. Prescribed Allegra was quite soothing by the doctor. I was relieved for at least a month, and the problem has been declining since then. There was nothing concerning with the x-ray report, and C...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is allergic rhinitis and allergic airway disease. That is why you have responded to Allegra (Fexofenadine). This headache also occurs due to nasal congestion. First, you need to ident...  Read Full »

My itching persists despite taking medications. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,For two months, I have been itching in different parts of my body. But, I had the medicines from two weeks back only. My lab test results under serology include an IgE at 527.62 kU/L. I have been on these medicines for two weeks, Animus-L one in the night and Softin one in the morning. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You seem to have severely elevated IgE levels which are pointing towards atopy or an allergy. There must have been some offending agents that have caused this reaction. We must find out what has caused the allergy in you. This can be achieved by comprehensive allergy...  Read Full »

I have itching on my body after travel. Please assist.

Query: Hello doctor, I was away on travel for the entire last week, and I just returned today. Since I arrived home, I have been experiencing itching on my body. I tried taking Fexofenadine, but it did not provide any relief. The itching occurs every 15 seconds in various parts of my body, such as the legs...  Read Full »

Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. However, to provide appropriate suggestions, I would need to gather the following information: Did you consume nuts, fish, or sour food before the itching started? How many doses of Fexofenadine tablets have you taken...  Read Full »

Why are my lips swollen and what can be done for it?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 17 years. A part of my upper lip is swollen. There is no pain in it. What might be the cause for it?  Read Full »

Dr. Nanda Vivek Hasmukhbhai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The swelling of upper lip might be due to allergy, insect bite, or a small trauma. You can take anti-allergy medications to reduce the swelling. I suggest taking tablet Allegra (Fexofenadine) 120 mg has to be taken, one tablet in the morning and a half at night. The t...  Read Full »

I am 30 weeks pregnant, with itching and rashes on my hands and legs for two days, is it safe to use Fexofenadine for allergy relief?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 30 weeks pregnant and I have been experiencing itching and rashes on my hands and legs since two days. Should I take a tablet of Fexofenadine for allergy? If yes then please suggest the dosage and duration for the course?  Read Full »

Dr. Sabita Laskar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understood your concern. Firstly, I would like to inform you that, itching during pregnancy is often attributed to a stagnation of liver secretions. I suggest you use histocalamine lotion to alleviate the itching. If the itching persists, I sugges...  Read Full »

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