Fluticasone

Fluticasone is a steroid used to treat nasal symptoms like congestion, sneezing, and runny nose. It is commercially available as a nasal spray that can be directly sprayed into each nostril. Common side effects include nosebleed, headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, etc.

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Can I use Maxiflo 250 inhaler for asthma instead of the Seroflo 250 inhaler?

Query: Hi, firstly i would like to thank for this wonderful and a very helpful service of online consultation. My query is, i have been using inhaler Cipla serflo 250 from almost 6 years as i am an asthama patient as its a hereditary thing that i have, but as i am in a foreign country at the moment and my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Tanmai Yermal (jain)

Internal Medicine Physician, Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, welcome to icliniq. I have gone through your query and can understand your concern and problem due to corona pandemic. But I need to know some more details about your present problem. Do you use an inhaler everyday or just when you get wheezing or breathing discomfort? How frequently do y...  Read Full »

What is the reason for white patches on face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have white patch on my face. It was very pale but when I apply Fluticasone, it appears as white even my cheeks are rough and slightly depigmented.  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How long it has been there? What are the symptoms of it? Any other area affected? Any other family members affected? Any history of hypertension? Diabetes mellitus? Thyroid disorder? Any known drug reaction? Looking forward to your response in order to help you.  Read Full »

How can I stop sneezing in the morning with stuffy nose?

Query: Hello doctor, At night time while sleeping, the nasal passage of mine gets blocked. This results in the stuffy nose in the morning once I get up in the morning and I had to continuously sneeze for a long time in the morning hours. Whenever I take Cetrizine, or Levocetirizine, or L-Montas tablets at...  Read Full »


Dr. Syed Tehmid

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your symptoms of nasal congestion and sneezing you are likely to be suffering from allergic rhinitis. One thing that is prime importance is avoidance of allergens. Then there is also the role of steroids. Since you are diabetic, systemic steroids are better ...  Read Full »

Is my throat swollen due to pine tree pollen?

Query: Hello doctor, The symptoms I have are bad cold or strep throat, itchy eyes and throat but no cough. I do not have tonsils, but seems like there is a whitish puffiness on one side of my throat. It started five days ago and it has been getting mildly worse since then. I have been loading up on f...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have told that the symptoms started only after exposure to pine pollens, it is most likely that you are suffering from allergic rhinitis (seasonal). It usually presents with the typical symptoms as in your case. The best way is to prevent the exposure and stay a...  Read Full »

Please suggest permanent solution for allergic cold and bronchitis.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been taking intermittent treatment for allergic cold and bronchitis with my family doctor pulmonologist and for some time for ET ear problem with a local ENT doctor. I had allergic sneezing and irritation for about 12 days, but no fever or cough. A local ENT gave me Azithral 5...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it seems that you are suffering from allergic rhinitis and mild intermittent asthma. From the symptoms, it is very obvious that the symptoms like nasal irritation and frequent sneezing are because of nasal allergy. You have already completed th...  Read Full »

How to treat eczema-like lesions on the face?

Query: Hello doctor, I just noticed that in my face near to mouth, I have something like eczema, but colorless. I checked on the net and it is like ringworm. I am very much worried. What should I do? I am currently on beta blockers. Last week when I had a blood test, my doctor advised me to take Iron suppl...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Dermatologist, Venereologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Cosmetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please put up some clear pictures of the affected area for proper evaluation and guidance. Thank you. Revert back with photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Why do I heavy congestion even after using inhalers?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been to doctor three times in the last two months and was prescribed many medications. But, I am simply not getting any better. Initially, I went in for respiratory issues. I had a terrible hacking cough and was literally using my Ventolin Inhaler more than I should. As I am ast...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are few important points to consider. You should not be using the nebulizer or rescue inhaler that often. You should be on inhaled steroid for asthma like Advair (Fluticasone and Salmeterol). Please take Montelukast 10 mg daily. Also you would benefit from a patch ...  Read Full »

What is the brown spot on my son's face?

Query: Hi doctor, My son has some brown spot on face for over 10 months. I am applying Panderm ointment. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Hair Transplant Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is a clear cut case of pityriasis alba (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which is very common in young kids. It is a kind of mild allergy due to sunlight, food or any other external and internal factor. It is treatable and not a worrisome prob...  Read Full »

I got skin lesions after using a nose pore strip. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. I washed my face and did not apply moisturizer or any other thing. Then I placed the Biore pore strip on my nose. While removing, it ripped my skin. It was red, burns bad, liquid comes out of it and looks like a huge blister. I had this for about almost three we...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern and understand your problem. You developed irritant contact dermatitis to Biore strip chemical. It is a localized disease confined to areas of exposure and may aggravated on subsequent exposure.   Read Full »

Why do I have red itchy bumps on my face and arms?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having red itchy bumps on my face and arms for the past three weeks. I was given Fluocinonide, Hydrocortisone and Hydroxyzine by my doctor and dermatologist. The medications have not been helping at all. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and written descriptions. It looks like papular urticaria or urticarial vasculitis or polymorphic light eruptions (PMLE). You can try 0.1 % Mometasone cream twice daily over arms and Fluticasone...  Read Full »

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