Mometasone

Mometasone is a corticosteroid used to reduce swelling of the skin or the lining of the respiratory tract. It is used to treat inflammatory conditions like eczema, psoriasis, allergic rhinitis, asthma, and penile phimosis. Its side effects include blurred vision, eye pain, high blood sugar, and skin irritation.

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What could be the rash that has been progressively getting worse for the past two weeks?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a rash for the past two weeks. It is getting progressively worse. It does not itch or hurt, but it is spreading. It started on my stomach. Now, it is on both arms, neck, back, and upper legs. The red dots that have been there for two weeks are larger now than they were origi...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). These lesions look like pityriasis rosea. But, to be sure, I need a little more information: 1. Did one big patch appear first, followed by small patches? 2. Do you have...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for ingrown hair that came after waxing?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an uneven skin tone with dark forehead and dry skin. I want to brighten my complexion. Also, I have small bumps and ingrown hair after waxing. I have attached pictures of the same. Please suggest a treatment.   Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have developed ingrown hair or keratosis pilaris and also have dark circles. I suggest the following: Use Mometasone cream in the morning and evening dail...  Read Full »

How can I treat the small red dots on the side of my knee?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a cluster of small red dots on side of the knee. It looks like a hickey. It is smooth, painless, and itch-free. It has been on the knee for about two months. I have attached images for your reference. What medicines should I take?  Read Full »


Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted your concern and I have viewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Perhaps it is a Schamberg's purpura which is caused due to capillaritis. I suggest an oral vitamin C once daily. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss ...  Read Full »

I need help for my rebound nasal congestion.

Query: Hi doctor, I am here to get help for rebound nasal congestion. Two years ago, I started using Oxymetazoline nasal spray for mild allergy. I continued using it because I thought my allergy is persistent. Recently, I realized that my problem is not an allergy but addiction to nasal spray. My symptom...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You suffer from a condition called as rhinitis medicamentosa. As you have rightly understood, it is due to the prolonged uninhibited use of nasal decongestants. Repeated use of the same causes decongestion temporarily followed by rebound congestion inside the nose. ...  Read Full »

Dust and perfume make me cough. How can I get better?

Query: Hello doctor,Since many years, I am facing a sinusitis problem. When I catch the flu, it gets worse. This time, I caught the flu twice this month. The sinustis got worse and I visited a doctor who prescribed me with a course of Fexet, Klaricid, and Ventek. He said that I need to take Ventek for thr...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sinusitis will not get relieved by Montelukast tablet alone. We will need to evaluate you. Sinusitis can be due to various factors such as genetics, anatomy, allergy, pollution and much more. When there is chronic sinusitis, we investigate to find the cause...  Read Full »

I have two circular rashes on my arm. What is causing it?

Query: Hello doctor,I have two circular rashes on my arm across my elbow, such that when I close my elbow, the rashes touch. They are red with a brighter spot in the center. I noticed them two days ago, and they have gotten a bit bigger and redder since then. Each is about 5 cm in diameter. They are slight...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the image attached by you (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). This looks like an insect bite reaction or a blister beetle dermatitis. I suggest you start applying Mometasone furoate ointment twice daily over the problem area for five day...  Read Full »

How to care for my child's eczema ?

Query: Hello doctor, My 12-year-old daughter has had a skin problem on and off since she was a toddler. We guess it to be eczema. It started in her inner crease of the right elbow as a pink, itchy spot, and it spread to her left hand in between her middle fingers and palm. The skin is pink, peels off, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures you sent (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It is hand eczema (dermatitis). Dermatitis is confined mainly to hands with or without minor involvement of other areas. The disease can be acute, lasting less than three month...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for small red bumps in the lower calf muscle, the ankle, and the thighs?

Query: Hi doctor, I have small red bumps in the lower calf muscle, the ankle, and the thighs, which started four to five days ago. There is no inflammation or itching. I have not been exposed to anything new. It could be a rubbing rash, but I am not sure. I am not on any medication, but I may have a sinus ...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. I had gone through the photographs attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It looks like leukocytoclastic vasculitis. It is an inflammation of blood vessels. It can affect t...  Read Full »

My son is suffering from a cough and runny nose that aggravates during the night. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, My son has been suffering from cough, running nose, and watery eyes at night for the past one week, which aggravates after midnight. In the morning, after he gets up, he has only a runny nose. Last year he had the same problem, and he was on Momeflo spray for three months.  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for writing in, and I understand your concern. A proper assessment can be done if you share the following information; Does he have a fever? What medicines are you giving now? Is he active? Is he having a dry cough or wet cough? Kindly reply.  Read Full »

How to get rid of the redness and itching caused by the over usage of topical steroids?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 19-year-old female. I am affected by skin problems due to the over-usage of Bitvio cream. Now, I cannot stop that cream because of over-usage. If I stop using it, my face becomes red with some itchy rashes.Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Your condition is known as topical steroid-dependent face damage. Long-term use of steroid creams causes thinning of skin, redness, prominent vessels, some hair growth, photosensitive, etc. Also, when one tries to withdraw, they can h...  Read Full »

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