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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How to get rid of itchy groin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have itchy boils on the scrotum and groin areas. During the day, I feel too itchy, and due to the itching, I have developed rashes which are painful. When I try to break them, it starts to bleed. Sometimes, I have the itchiness during the night as well. I have attached an image for y...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and seen your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does look like a fungal infection. Due to the application of steroid-based products, the clinical picture has been altered. The use of a steroid-based product for a fun...  Read Full »

I have itching all over my body since I got home. How to stop this immediately?

Query: Hello doctor, I was away on travel the whole of last week and I got back today. I am having itching on my body since I reached home. I took Allegra, but no benefit. This itching is happening every 15 seconds in different parts of the body like legs, arms, face, back and goes away if I itch. What c...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you have nuts, fish or sour food before the onset of lesions? How many doses of Allegra tablet has been taken till now? Is this itching associated with wheals or hives which appear for few minutes to hours? If you scratch, does a swelling appear along the line of...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for beltline rash.

Query: Hello doctor,I have a small rash on my belt line that has been there for a number of weeks. It is red, inflamed, and bumpy. It tends to itch a lot. It is not ring-shaped, more like a razor burn. I take Roaccutane, Aropax, and Valtrex. Please find the image.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have viewed the file (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is a common site for fungal infection and frictional dermatitis. I suggest you take tablet Levocetirizine 5 mg orally at bedtime to reduce the itching. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss...  Read Full »

I am getting itchy skin-colored bumps all over. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, For the past few weeks, I am getting skin color bumps (small bubble) all over my legs, hips and sometimes on hands. These are itchy and go away after few hours. Again, the next day they will come in the same spots and go away after some time. In my place, it is peak summer now. Is this ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like acute urticaria. If the skin colored hives and wheals appear and disappear for a few days, then it is called acute urticaria. If the symptoms persist for more than six weeks, then it is called chronic urticaria. If these skin colored bumps pain on vert...  Read Full »

What medication should I take for my skin rashes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing skin rashes, as shown in the attached photo, for the past three weeks. It all started with itching sensation in both hands, and then red spots came all over my arms, face, and legs. I have also itching in my head. I was given Avil injection at the hospital and Avi...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is acute urticaria. I suggest you try taking the following: Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines after their consent. Tablet Levocetirizine 10 ...  Read Full »

What medicine should I take for an itching genitalia?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 37 years old. I am suffering from itching genitalia for over one week and the severity would range from low to medium. It is mostly due to sweating in that area. I had applied Topinate cream. Right now, I have severe itching on my genitals, that is testicles, and also the area belo...  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and they are normal. The liver function test is slightly raised, but there is no need to worry about such levels. The ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) is raised. Blood sugar levels are no...  Read Full »

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