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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Will nasal spray help my constant mucus accumulation and headache?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old male. Ever since my 20's I have had a constant uncomfortable accumulation of mucus in my sinuses, and the pressure would cause headaches. And I eventually learned to suck it out of my sinus into my mouth to spit out or swallow. And I continuously do that now all day...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is the color of the mucus? Is it white, yellow, or green? Do you have a fever? Do you have any chronic disease like diabetes?  Read Full »

How long can I take Levocet M for my cold without side effects?

Query: I always have problems with frequent cold. From lockdown time, I have been doing pranayama and had no problem. I used to have wheezing ocassionally but that is under control. From the past few months since the weather changed, I have been getting frequent colds. I have been taking Septillin syrup fo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq. As per the history you have provided, you are having Allergic Rhinitis. It usually affects people with previous underlying allergic problems and those with asthmatic history as well. For some people, it is triggered by atmospheric pollutants mostly unknown and would vary ...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my daughter with her allergic rhinitis and itching?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter has been suffering from allergic rhinitis for the last few years. It is common during the winter season to cold and cough. In the summer also the same problem persists. She is on tablet Montek LC (a combination of Montelukast and Levocetirizine). If she discontinues this e...  Read Full »


Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, Paediatrician, Pediatric Allergy Asthma Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pictures you uploaded are not clear (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Anyways it looks like some allergy. Give her anti-histaminic syrup, Atarax (Hydroxyzine hydrochloride) 7.5 ml twice daily for three days, and apply Lacto Calamine lotio...  Read Full »

Even after taking inhalers, why do I continue to wheeze?

Query: Hi doctor, I have taken Albuterol and Advair twice a day for about a month now without any relief of my wheezing. Even right after I take my inhalers, it is like I took nothing. Allergy pills do not seem to help much either, like Claritin or Zyrtec. They even did an x-ray of my chest and said everyt...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Asthma, as you would be knowing, forms a part of airway hyper-reactive disorders. The latter is a spectrum of diseases genetically determined. Your attack of asthma seems to be severe now. I want to know the dosage and frequency of the medicines you are using for asthm...  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

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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? Si...  Read Full »

Can I take Levocet M for itchy throat?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a problem of nose block and my ENT surgeon suggested me to go for a nose operation. As per doctor instruction, operation of my nose was carried out before three months. Now my nose is almost fine, but still I feel that something is there in my throat. I also feel itchy throat and e...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms seem to suggest that you are suffering from allergy. Levocet M (Levocetirizine and Montelukast) is given for the same purpose. It is true that the medicine should be taken for a few months regularly. It has minimal side effects, like dryness of mouth, ...  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

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Why do I get runny nose when I sleep in cold temperature?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 years old. I get runny nose almost every time I sleep in a fan on or in an AC room. If you say it is due to change of temperature but it is very often even with a very slight change in temperature I get a runny nose which lasts a day or even the next day. Can you please help ...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most probable reason over here could be what we call as vasomotor rhinitis. The cascade of events is explained in a very simple manner below even though it is not as simple as it looks. Exposure to dust (or any irritative substance like cold air that your body i...  Read Full »

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 »

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