Loratadine

Loratadine is an antihistamine, which is used in allergic conditions. It is used to treat symptoms of an allergy like itching, runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, sneezing, skin rashes, and hives. Seizures and liver problems are some of the serious side effects.

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Why is some gum-like fluid coming out of my ear?

Query: Hi doctor, Some gum-like fluid is coming out of my ear. I have this problem for almost two years now. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you have been having ear discharge for two years, then most probably the ear perforation is a permanent one and you would require a surgery to close it and give you a dry ear. Also, chances are there that you do not have a perforation and just infection of the ear c...  Read Full »

How to manage dry cough that is present from a week?

Query: Hello Doctor, I am a 37 year old female. My height is 4.10 (in ft) & I weight around 51 kgs. I have been getting dry cough since the last one week (this is not throughout the day just intermittently). Also, very slight heaviness in the chest (not severe) while breathing. Request your suggestio...  Read Full »


Dr. Md Rajja

Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Good Evening investigation X ray chest PA view covid 19 test ; Throat swab to rule out civid 19 Rx Tab Azithromycin 500 mg 1 Tab po od 5 days Tab Loratidine 10 mg 1 Tab po tds 5 days Tab flexon 1 Tab po bd 3 days  Read Full »

How to get rid of hives and bumps occuring during hot season?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old female. I believe that I have hives on my thighs. I have them for about five to six days and they appear whenever the area gets hot. I was using a blanket last night and the hives got red again but when it is cold, they are not red and appear to be my skin color. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks that you are suffering from acute urticaria. This could happen as a result of an allergic reaction to blanket dust or furs in it. There are other causes as well. Is this the first episode? Or you get them frequently? Any history of diabetes or thyroid? Any h...  Read Full »

How to get rid of constant postnasal drip?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having postnasal drip for the past one month and had tablet Azee and Montair LC and took steam inhalation, but I think it got aggravated and the drip got thick because of it. I then consulted an ENT and he gave Nasomac AF spray, tablet Alaspan AM and Raciper 40. No improvement s...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand that you are having constant post nasal drip. Is there any other symptom that is bothering you? Is there any lump sensation in the throat? Any nose block or runny nasal discharge? Any facial fullness? Did you ever have this problem before this month? Th...  Read Full »

What is the best medicine for painful itchy hives?

Query: Hello doctor, I just want to ask what is the best medicine for allergy? I have hives on my body and so itchy when I scratch them it turns painful. I even have them on my soles and palm. I am currently on Loratadine.  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Itching with hives has various causes. Treatment of it is mostly according to the cause. Another treatment is symptomatic. Loratadine is antihistaminic and antiallergic medicine. In your case of itching with hives, you can take Desloratadine with Montelukast (Dazit M) ...  Read Full »

What to do if you accidentally eat a piece of paper?

Query: Hi doctor, I accidentally ate a small piece of paper last night. I drank plenty of water and also ate normal food, but still I can feel it. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  I can realize the sensitivity of the issues you have right now. But do not worry as there is nothing that cannot be managed. What happened is, your throat superficial layer (mucosa) has been denuded due to the raw and dry paper surface and the chemicals that have caused...  Read Full »

How is the cause of an allergy identified?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting allergy once in three to four days, which causes rashes and swelling on the body. I take Cetirizine to control the allergy. The allergy is mostly due to unknown factors. Although, it could be because of cloth material I am wearing or bed sheets. Is there anything I can do ...  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and do understand your concern.  Read Full »

What causes cough, vomiting, and flatulence in a 3 years old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My girl baby is 3 years old and weighs 17 kg. She does not eat properly and will not have any alternative food also. She has vomiting, for three days and vomited once or twice. She has flatulence and cough for two days.  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash Nagar

Paediatrician, Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand the concern of a mother regarding a child who is not eating. Presently she is having a mild cough, which can be due to a mild sore throat or common cold and she might be vomiting due to this illness. The weight of the child is very good so do not w...  Read Full »

Is Flonase safe to use every day?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old male. I am allergic to pollen and I seem to get allergic reactions randomly even outside the allergy season. Ever since I started taking Flonase, it has completely eliminated all symptoms. Is this safe? Can I take it every day for the rest of my life? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are experiencing allergic rhinitis. Your allergies due to pollen might be seasonal. Did you try tapering it off when the weather changes? The best step would be to determine your allergens. I would suggest patch test first to eliminate potential environmental alle...  Read Full »

Can I use coconut oil for itchy ears?

Query: Hello doctor, I have dryness in the ear and ear itching problem. I had consulted an ENT and he had said that it was a genetic problem. He suggested not to use any ear drops instead advised me to clean it using alcohol or spirit. Please give your expert opinion regarding the same.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ear itching due to dryness is a genetic condition, wherein the skin in the ear canal becomes denuded faster than other people and form wax or flakes. The dryness will be present in both ears and it will not usually be restricted to one ear. To prevent the same you may u...  Read Full »

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