Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a drug used to treat various conditions like autoimmune diseases, allergies, cancers, and inflammatory conditions like dermatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, uveitis, and asthma. It is a steroid medication.

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Will Mometasone help in atropic dermatitis flareup?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing flare-ups for weeks now. I do not know if this has something to do with the change of weather. I have been having trouble sleeping lately since I am very uncomfortable right now. I am using Cetaphil gentle wash and shampoo because my scalp gets itchy as well. I a...  Read Full »


Dr. Vikash Paudel

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Atopic dermatitis is relatively more sort of relapsing with seasonal aggravation. It has a genetic and familial component as well. If you have severe symptoms which is hampering your daily activities you need to start with systemic immunosuppressants like Prednisolone ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for bowel pain and bowel wall thickening?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my bowel. I have had an MRI and the doctor noted that I have bowel wall thickening in my distal colon. Before that, I did a stool test that was negative in Calprotectin and I had a CDSA it showed no inflammation negative for Lactoferrin. No bacterial infection. I also h...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand you must be very upset about your ill health. So the comprehensive stool analysis is well within normal limits-particularly calprotectin and lactoferrin which are inflammatory markers. Their absence theoretically excludes any inflammation within the b...  Read Full »

Will Prednisolone with antihistamines help in morning colds, pruritic rashes and nasal congestion?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to consult for my disturbing allergic flares. I am a 33-year-old female. I am not known hypertensive, diabetic, or asthmatic. Within these three months I have history of morning colds, nasal congestion, pruritic rashes, and eye itchiness. I have no fever, no cough, shortn...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding the treatment, I suggest you continue the medicines as they are. I would like to know how much of Prednisolone did you start with? Nextly, you must start on intranasal steroids to help relieve the nasal symptoms. Use Fluticasone furoate twice daily two puf...  Read Full »

How to treat acne and drak spots in oily skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have acne and oily skin with very bad acne scars and dark spots all over the face. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If possible provide me photographs of the affected areas which will help me for better understanding of your skin problem and proper treatment plan. Photographs are required for diagnosis purpose because the treatment given without proper diagnosis can be less helpful o...  Read Full »

How is pneumonia diagnosed?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is suffering from cough for the past four weeks. She started it out very gently and it is getting worse. Last weekend she was coughing almost non-stop. I took her to a Walk-in clinic and they gave her a cough syrup and an antibiotic. I was told to start the antibiotic four ...  Read Full »


Dr. Amolkumar W Diwan

Allergy Specialist, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your daughter's story in detail. I also heard the quality of cough you provided in the sound clip (attachment removed to protect patient identity). From the above description, I feel that your daughter is suffering from bronchial asthma. I suggest you to see ...  Read Full »

My rectal bleeding due to ulcerative colitis responds only to Prednisolone. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. For the past five years I have ulcerative colitis. My main problem is bleeding form rectum. When I take Prednisolone, I am fine for maximum of three months and after that again it starts bleeding and also continues with Mesacol. I also took Azathioprine (Aazo...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your history suggests that you have steroid-dependent ulcerative colitis. So you rightly started Azathioprine and I think it should work if you are taking a proper dose (you have not shared dose of Azoran and your body weight). You can take Azoran as 1.5-2.5 mg per k...  Read Full »

Can steroids for autoimmune hepatitis alter menstrual cycle?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 34 years old. I am concerned about my absence of menses. My last menses was on the 16th of previous month which was about a week earlier than the before periods. I was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis and under medication of steroid 10 mg (prescription attached). Now I am com...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and also saw the prescription you uploaded of your recent visit to your hepatologist/gastroenterologist. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As I can see from the prescription he had asked you to continue the medicatio...  Read Full »

Can you get addicted to 60 mg of Prednisolone if taken once a day for a month?

Query: Is there a risk of becoming addicted to 60mg of prednisolone (prescribed to anti-inflammatory purposes) once a day for a month? - I've already been prescribed this medicine, I'm not asking for a prescription. My doctor hasn't mentioned anything about becoming addicted and I didn't ask when I was in ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kapil Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq. The dosage of prednisolone prescribed to you must be according to your body weight which is usually 1 Mg per kg or in same cases the physician may prescribe an even higher dosage depending on the underlying disease. The body definitely gets used to (addicted) long term s...  Read Full »

Why has my skin become dark after applying TCA peel?

Query: Hi doctor, I applied 35 % TCA peel before two days and then I got some burning and redness on the area. It is all black now and also getting darker day by day. How can it heal faster? Is there a chance of leaving out scar?  Read Full »


Dr. Atishay Bukharia

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you apply the peel yourself? Please send the good quality photographs of your face to comment further. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a treatment plan for keratitis.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from stromal viral keratitis. My doctor mentioned in my report as stromal keratitis (herpes?). Is that herpes? Also I was prescribed Pred forte, Add Tears and Acivir ointment. Are these right medicines? This is the second episode after five years. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me share some facts about viral infection of eye. Primary viral infection of the eye is usually followed by recurrent infection that may involve any or all layers of cornea. Cornea has three layers: Epithelium, stroma and endothelium. It is when the stroma affec...  Read Full »

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