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Levocetirizine

Levocetirizine is an antihistamine commonly used to treat allergy, running nose, sneezing, eye watering, skin rashes and itching in general. It is a nonsedating form derived from Cetirizine.

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My father's intense hiccups completely disappears on taking Nukast. Is it safe for him to take that?

Query: Hello doctor,My father is 68 years old. He takes Novorapid 3 times, 8-8-12, and Lantus at night 18 units, above that taking Olmesor 40, Rozucor ASP 10, and Cilacar 10. For the past 8 to 9 months new problem of hiccups arises while taking food and drinking water and about to stop his breathing. If he...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand from your query that your father, who is diabetic and hypertensive, suffers from hiccups problem since eight months. He has hiccups while taking food or water. Can I get more details? Does he have hiccups or a cough? Both are different. Is his sugar and...  Read Full »

Why do I have loose motions after eating watermelon?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday during lunch, I ate drumstick leaves curry. Whenever I eat that, in an hour or two, I go to the toilet (little loose stools) two times. Is this normal? Yesterday I had the same, further after about 5 hours, I ate grapes. After an hour, I had to go to the toilet often (loose ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Aamir

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have allergy to some food products. You should do an allergy sensitivity test for food products and fruits. This test will tell you which food and fruits you are allergic to and you should avoid having those foods. What is your age? Did you have any fever...  Read Full »

Why do I have scrotal skin problem?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 24 years. I have scrotum skin problem. Kindly advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Payal Chauhan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, but there are no attached photographs in your message. Kindly send a picture of the affected area to help you better. I need to see the affected area to assess the condition and to suggest the appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Please sen...  Read Full »

Is fatigue common during bronchitis recovery?

Query: Hello doctor,I am recovering from bronchitis and a viral infection. I had high fever and cough, but not much sputum. I took Cefoprim antibiotics. It has been two weeks now. I still have a cough and feeling very tired. I also feel very sleepy. Please tell me if this is expected.  Read Full »


Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to cliniq.com. The recovery from a viral illness may take time some time. Also, there is an excessive weakness because of the past fever. Your body needs time to recover from that. You will need to take multivitamins and minerals. If you still have a cough, it indicates persi...  Read Full »

I am having congested nose and feel very hard to breath. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old female with height of 5'7" and weight 120 pounds. Every few days, I have been having a hard time in breathing through my nose. I sound congested, and end up blowing out a considerable chunk dark in color. It is the the same for the past six months, or so. I have not...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We have to rule out any organic lesion in the nose as that can cause difficulty in breathing through the nose. The deviated nasal septum, polyp (edematous mucosa), etc., can be a possibility. I suggest you rhinoscopy nose examination first to rule out above lesion. T...  Read Full »

What can be the reason for rashes appearing under the armpits of my 5-year-old daughter?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 5 years old. A few weeks ago, rashes started appearing under her armpits. It is like one bigger wound with rough dots. It is not getting any better and is spreading now. There are also some dots on the tummy, but it is primarily present under the armpits. It is for the firs...  Read Full »


Dr. Pathave Hari Shivaram

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. It looks like atopic dermatitis with secondary bacterial infection. I suggest using Mometasone Fusidic acid cream at morning and afternoon for seven days and Tacrolimus (0.1%) ointment at night for 15 days. Take Tabl...  Read Full »

What should be done if a person allergic to egg eat a cake containing egg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have got an egg allergy. I mistakenly ate a cake which contains egg in it. I am having severe stomach pain. What can be done in such a situation? Please suggest any medicine.  Read Full »


Dr. Amol Kumar Wasudeorao Diwan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, let me clarify to you that in case of any food or skin allergy, avoidance is the best treatment option. But many times, it is not possible to do so when our food contains some hidden allergens, which cause allergy symptoms, as you said. Egg protein is the comp...  Read Full »

I am having a severe cough for the past 3 days. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am facing this severe and acute cough for the past three days. I am constantly coughing. It started with a cold and a running nose. I took a Zyrcold tablet for it. It helped with the running nose, but since then I am coughing constantly. There is no fever now, only a persistent cough....  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. You seem to have had an upper respiratory viral infection. Generally, it is a self-limiting illness and settles in a week. However, the symptoms can be bothersome. I suggest the following medicines: 1) Tablet Telekast-L (a combination ...  Read Full »

I have recently developed flat pink dots on my chest that do not hurt or itch. What are these?

Query: Hello doctor, I have recently developed flat pink dots on my chest that do not hurt or itch. I have attached a photo of the same. They came after a heavy weekend of drinking and probably the worst hangover I have ever had. The night before the hangover, I had my shirt off for a good time and was out...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post and image (attachment removed to protect patient identity), which you have posted. You have acute onset maculopapular rash, with no other associated symptom like fever, cough, body aches, etc. Any maculopapular rash in adults with no above me...  Read Full »

Does honey help reduce nose and throat inflammation?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a few questions regarding inflammation anywhere in the nose or throat whether mild, moderate or severe. Does drinking a lot of water, gargling with salt water, taking tablespoons of honey each day, and getting a lot of sleep remove it fast and also prevent it in the first place...  Read Full »


Dr. Davender Singh Bakshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the habits of water, honey, etc., are helpful. No doubt about it. One more thing if you can do is put almond oil (provided you are not allergic to almonds) 0.5 ml in each nostril for two to three days. It really works well. I personally vouch for it. You will sle...  Read Full »

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