Alternative Treatment

Medical procedures and treatment that are not a part of the standard care are called alternative treatment. Homeopathy, traditional medicine, chiropractic, and acupuncture treatments come under alternative treatment.

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Do you need a prescription for tablet Diazepam?

Query: Hello doctor, I wanted to know whether I could get tablet Diazepam without a prescription. I took it six years ago for my anxiety disorder and lower back spasm after an injury. I currently take Salbutamol. Thanks.   Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Without a prescription, it will be tough for you to get the medication. So, let me prescribe you other medicine which will help out in this condition. For anti-anxiety pills, you will have to meet a doctor in ...  Read Full »

How to treat an epididymal cyst?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having testicular pain for the last three months. I did a scrotum color Doppler test twice in different hospitals. Reports are normal. Please suggest any ayurveda medicines for my testicular pain. I have attached my reports for your reference. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw the attached file (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). As per your report, there is a small hypoechoic growth in the right epididymal head, which can be a reason behind your pain. However, there are no clear signs of...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a Siddha or Ayurveda medicine to relax my abdominal muscles.

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis before five years. Now, I am taking an injection of Glataxone to manage my problem. I do not have any inflammation in my spine. I have severe dorsal spine muscle spasms or tightness in my right abdomen for more than six months...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Multiple sclerosis usually shows slow improvement. We can stop the disease progression by taking Siddha or Ayurveda drugs. You have muscle spasms in the abdomen due to lower motor neuron issues. It means that brain signals are not reaching muscle tissue. In Siddha, ...  Read Full »

What are the side effects of taking Ashwagandha and Brahmi with Levetiracetam?

Query: Hi doctor, I was unconscious for 1 to 1.5 minutes, and my body temperature fell. I made a tight fist during unconsiousness. After that, I had a feeling of vomiting and acidity. At the age of two, I had a fever, and my face became white, and I took medications for 4.5 years. I take one tablet of Tor...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are side effects of every medicine (belonging to every pathies, either be allopathy, Ayurveda, homeopathy). Tablet Levetiracetam also has the own side effects profile, which may happen to a person and may not occur to another person. And every patient does not ge...  Read Full »

Please suggest homeopathic remedies for food poisoning.

Query: Dear Doctor, I am suffering from food poisoning and stomach pain. I have loose motion (diarrhea) too. Please help me with homeopathy medicines for this problem.  Read Full »


Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know from how many days or hours have you been having this trouble? Do you have any other symptoms like vomiting, sweating, dizziness, tearing in the eyes, excessive salivation, mental stress, and stomach cramps? Please provide me all the details so that I c...  Read Full »

What causes oil in stools?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having digestive issues for some time, gotten a bit worse. Symptoms: bowel bloating and pain after meals or sometimes on empty stomach middle of the night, mornings, acid reflux with everything I eat, I eat purely healthy, puree my veggies and small amounts of chicken, eggs, salmon...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.You have acid peptic disease (peptic ulcer) which is usually controlled by PPI (proton pump inhibitor). You are already taking this. If you could not correct dietary practices, you may not get complete relief. You should avoid, chilly, fresh onion, and oily foods (fried...  Read Full »

Should I try steroid medicines for my rheumatoid arthritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis two years back. I am on Ayurveda treatment and have taken Panchakarma treatment as well. There is a slight improvement, but still, my swelling on the left knee is not coming down, and recently a pain in the left wrist has begun. My ESR and CC...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclniq.com. I just read your query and saw all the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In RA (rheumatoid arthritis), allopathic medicines like painkillers and corticosteroids are prescribed which will give you temporary relief, but in the long term, these med...  Read Full »

Please suggest a natural remedy for an allergic reaction in my chin.

Query: Hi doctor, I got an allergy in my chin. I have so many pimples, redness, and itching also. What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Take some Multani mitti (fuller's clay). Add a pinch of turmeric powder and sandal powder in it, and make a paste using rose water and apply it on the area. After 10 to 15 minutes, when it starts drying, wash it away with simple water. Use it da...  Read Full »

What ayurvedic supplements can I take for hypothyroid?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 38 year old female. Recently I was diagnosed with hypothyroid. I am on Levothyroxine and having lots of side effects with my current medication. So wondering any alternate Ayurveda supplement that I can take instead?  Read Full »


Dr. Swati Totla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. So, first of all, you do one blood test called anti-TPO so that we come to know that your problem is autoimmune or just only because of hormonal changes. By the time take following medicines. Kanchanar Guggulu - 2 twice a day before food. Hansapadyadi kashayam (k...  Read Full »

Please suggest natural ways to shrink an ovarian cyst.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a 6 cm cyst in my left ovary. From the last one week, I am taking Kalachi Kai as I read that it helps shrink the cyst. An 18 cm cyst was removed through a laparoscopic treatment two years ago. Please tell me how to get rid of the cyst as well as prevent new ones.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query. For an ovarian cyst along with Kalachi Kai, start taking the following medicines: Tablet Kanchnar Guggul, two tablets twice a day with lukewarm water after food for four weeks. Do not swallow this tablet. First, chew it and then take lukewarm water. ...  Read Full »

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