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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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Why do I have dark spots all over my body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old female with three kids. When I was in my teenage, I developed red bumps which later on turned into acne. Most of the time I scratch them as they are very itchy and the same with insect bites. I have a lot of dark spots now all over my face, buttocks, back of my thighs, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please answer me the following questions to give more accurate treatment. How long has it been there? Is itching still there? Can you mention any exaggerating and relieving factors? Any area spared? How long have you been breastfeeding?   Read Full »

What should I do to reduce the hyperpigmentation and dark circles under my eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, I had undergone a Co2 laser treatment around my eyes about three and half years ago. Now, I am left with dark circles under the eyes along with hyperpigmentation and redness. About one and half weeks back, the doctor prescribed me a cream that has Kojic acid 1%, Glycolic acid 5%, Betam...  Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your query and reviewed the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I suggest you a moderately potent topical steroid like Fluticasone propionate 0.05 % cream, twice daily for a few days. Prescription hyperpigmentation treatment ca...  Read Full »

Can I take Prednisolone for asthma?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been diagnosed with sever adult asthma. I am waiting for my allergy assessment. I am on Singulair, Nebulizer four times a day (helps for an hour or so), three inhalers and nothing works. The only thing that makes me feel normal is Prednisolone. What can I do? I know I cann...  Read Full »

Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The thing is it takes one to two months to stabilize asthma in the case of taking inhaled steroids.Please confirm whether your inhaled drugs contains Fluticasone or Beclomethasone as these are inhaled steroids for asthma. I suggest you Prednisolone 40 mg once a day for ...  Read Full »

Which disease is associated with dry cough and high eosinophils in kids?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 8 years old and she is having dry cough since last two months and sometimes she complains of stomach ache in a month. I got the blood test done yesterday and in the report, she had eosinophils high, that is, 8.7 % and the absolute eosinophils count is 59000 per microlite...  Read Full »

Dr. Simy Mathew

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your daughter has hyperreactive airways and she is allergic. And reports show that she has a tendency towards asthma. I suggest you put her on Fluticasone puff and Levolin (Levosalbutamol) as a reliever. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take t...  Read Full »

What does a lichen planus look like?

Query: Hi doctor, I noticed two small red patches on my glans penis one and a half years ago. Very mildly elevated, red, and maybe a bit shiny. I saw a different color and skin texture. Sometimes more prominent and visible than other times, but always it is there. And they are slowly growing. There are fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is going more in favor of lichen planus of glans. However, classical cases of lichen planus are associated with intense itching, but some cases are not associated with itching. You can try Fluticasone cream once daily for two to three weeks to see whether it is subsi...  Read Full »

Does a white spot in the head due to an injury indicate vitiligo?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a white spot on my head due to a small injury that happened approximately two years ago. It does not hurt nor cause any problem. Is it vitiligo?  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Are the hair in the spot white or normal black? White spots on the head may be due to post-inflammatory hypopigmentation or vitiligo. Both do not hurt. Please send two or three clear photos to enable proper diagnosis.  Read Full »

How to manage itchy skin allergy in a small kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My worker's daughter is suffering from skin allergy, as shown in the picture. They used medications, and it worked temporarily. The kid is on normal diet. She drinks mother's milk also. Is there any medicine and cure for skin allergy of a 1.5-year-old?  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems she is having impetigo or scabies with secondary infections because I can make out lots of pustules. But you did not mention the symptoms of childlike. Is she having pain or itching? Sin...  Read Full »

What could cause skin irritation in a 9-month-old kid?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter (9 months) is suffering from irritated skin from the past three to four weeks. It is spreading to different areas of the body. It is on cheeks, near to elbow, back of knee, etc. We have consulted a couple of dermatologists but it is not helping. Could you please help with sugg...  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Kakani

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I went through your query and all the pictures and prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your son is having atopic dermatitis. It is very common in allergic child or children of allergic parents. Medicines prescribed to your child are almost cor...  Read Full »

What are the best medicines to treat scabies?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 20 months old. She is a very active child. She was suffering from severe itching and rashes. The doctor diagnosed her with scabies. He prescribed HH mite cream for three days, and Atarax syrup thrice a day. On the rash, he asked us to apply Flutivate cream at night time. It...  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Please continue the Atarax syrup (Hydroxyzine) only if there is itching. You can repeat HH mite cream (Permethrin) if itching is significant. It has to be applied to the whole body below the neck. Avoid the head, face, neck, anal and vaginal areas. Also, avoid region...  Read Full »

What could be the cause for thick red rashes on face?

Query: Hello doctor, A 34-year-old female is having thick red rashes on the face. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Charu Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The thick red rashes on the face can be because of many reasons like allergic contact dermatitis, papular urticaria, irritant contact dermatitis, and many more. I need to know more details like for how long are they present? Are they itchy? Are they transient or pers...  Read Full »

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