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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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. 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 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 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 »

Why am I having red spots with dry, irritated skin on the arms, shoulders, and legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I have red spots of dry and irritated skin on the arms, shoulders, and leg, just below the waistline. Minor itchiness comes and goes. I am using Neosporin for about a week, but they are still there. I am attaching a picture of these red spots.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need more information. From when do you have this problem? How many lesions do you have in total? How many episodes per year? Do you have flaky scalp? Any history of fever? A month back, did you have similar lesions? The images (attachment removed to protect patient ide...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for photodermatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, My father had sun poisoning three years ago, which resulted in an intense itching all over. He took a steroid cream and an antihistamine which helped to some extent, but the symptoms reoccur every summer. He has a somewhat dark complexion as he has been working in the sun for his whol...  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing information and, if possible, provide me photographs of sun-affected areas of the body to proceed with the treatment. Thank you.   Read Full »

How to cure allergic rhinitis occurring for more than five years?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old male, suffering from allergy for past 6 years. I am facing this problem more in winter. Early morning, I will get 10 sneezes continuously. If I take cold foods, I will have running nose throughout the day and severe sneezing. Also I have itching and watering of eyes. C...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. My diagnosis of your condition based on the information you have provided is allergic rhinitis. However, to confirm the same I want you to do two investigations namely serum IgE and absolute eosinophil count. Both are blood investigations. Allergy is not curable, how...  Read Full »

My lips remain dry and turns dark. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor,My lips have been dry, and the skin is senseless and tight. I cannot smile or move them. Eating has become a problem because the corners are cracked. I am not using any products, as they only seem to make it worse. They peel off after many days, but the new skin also drys out and again...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Your condition is called eczematous cheilitis. But, still please upload 2 to 3 photos of the area, so that is easy to diagnose the condition.Try applying topically Mometasone cream mixed with some moisturizing lotion, 2 to 3 times a day for two weeks.Avoid licking your ...  Read Full »

Why do I have multiple itchy lesions all over my body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 72 years male, who weighs 66 kg and I am 166 cm tall. I have multiple itchy lesions all over my body which responses temporarily to oral steroids. RAST test showed I am allergic to dogs and cats. My dermatologist diagnosed it as type 3 hypersensitivity (IgG mediated), and I am no...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. It seems you have developed either allergic contact dermatitis or tinea corporis. Please sent pictures of the lesions, for a better understanding. Revert with more information to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-o...  Read Full »

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