Analgesics

Analgesics are medicines taken to get relief from pain. They act by reducing pain without causing loss of consciousness. They are also called painkillers. They work by acting in a different way on the central and peripheral nervous systems. Analgesics include Acetaminophen and opioid drugs like Morphine or Codeine.

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My mom was treated for trigeminal neuralgia, with no relief. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My 58 year old mother has a history of trigeminal neuralgia from the past four years. She was initially treated with Carbamazepine, but she had a severe allergic reaction, due to which it was stopped. Oxcarbazepine was tried, and it caused allergy too. Pregabalin, phenytoin, and sod...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have tried all the possible treatments. I would suggest trying a medicine known as Tapentadol at doses of 50 mg twice daily, along with Gabapentin 600 mg per day. Consider radiofrequency ablation or alcohol injection into the nerve again, if no r...  Read Full »

What is the reason for recurrent lumps in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a lump in my penis. When I had this before, it just went down using a cream and it has come back five months later in the same place. I have had the same partner. I had sex repeatedly and a week later, I noticed it. I have attached a picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems to be a furuncle secondary to an infected hair follicle, which might be caused by pulling out of hair. Apply a steroid based ointment, so that it subsides. If it is painful, use an ant...  Read Full »

I have neck spasm and difficulty in walking. Please help.

Query: Hello, I weigh 39 kg and I am 31 years old. I have lost two kilograms in the last two months. I am having spasm in the neck since 2 months. It started when I had sudden sneezing and was not able to move the neck soon after that. Neck movements got restricted. I consulted a doctor and took tablet...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Arora

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Whole event started with a sneezing after which you developed muscular spasm in the neck. You took pregabalin for neuropathic pain but due to its side effect you discontinued.  After that you had physiotherapy and developed other neurological symptoms and you...  Read Full »

What could cause severe headache and eye pain?

Query: Hello, When I see any object, I feel like I can see only half of it and after that I experience pain in the eyes. I also have severe headache soon after that. What could it be?  Read Full »


Dr. Dada Peer K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These symptoms indicate migraine headache. These vision related symptoms are present in aura (temporary visual disturbances that precede the migraine headache). The treatment of migraine headache is by use of analgesic drugs in acute episodes and by use of prophyl...  Read Full »

After undergoing ultrasonic cavitation on my chin, my glands remain swollen. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, Hello, I just had ultrasonic cavitation done on my chin. I am wondering about what she had used might be strong. I have a kind of feeling till the bottom of the tongue. Are there any side effects felt when she uses too strong frequency? Then, she was talking about using it on people's st...  Read Full »


Dr. Kuljyot Bajaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand that you had ultrasonic cavitation on your chin about a week back. Could you please elaborate whether you had this only on your chin or other parts of your face or body as well in one sitting? Do you have any underlying medical...  Read Full »

Why do I get back pain while breathing?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting a pain, which starts on the right lower back. It hurts when I breathe and also when I stand, sit and sleep. I know that is not kidney stones. But, I do not know what it is. I am a 45 year old female. My weight is 190. I am not on any regular medication.  Read Full »


Dr. Shinas Hussain A P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query, and I can understand your concerns. Pain over the back while breathing need to be evaluated thoroughly. In most of the cases, it is caused some minor condition like sprained rib or some contusion of rib caused by minor trauma or fall. Al...  Read Full »

Why does my shoulder make clicking sounds while doing exercise?

Query: Hi doctor,  I am a 20 year old male of 6'2" height and 215 pounds weight. I am getting some clicking sound around my shoulder blade area, and sometimes, it moves to the trapezius muscle. I am also experiencing aches in my left chest (my doctor said that my heart is fine ), pain in the upper port...  Read Full »


Dr. Shinas Hussain A P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your concerns. The symptoms you have mentioned suggest the possibility of a musculoskeletal disorder called snapping scapula syndrome, but we have to rule out other condition before commencing the treatment. It is quite...  Read Full »

What causes severe pain in my neck, shoulder and upper arm?

Query: I have severe pain in my neck, shoulder and upper arm. It reduces if I sit still but increases if I move around. It is particularly bad when in bed and wakes me frequently. It started about five weeks ago when I drove my new car for the first time - I was very tense! I went to a physiotherapist who ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Answer: Hello sir Pain in the neck shoulder and upper arm suggest very neurological etiology or cause for the pain. can you raise your hand above your head? does it pain on even the slightest of the moment or does it pain at a particular angle? it might be something to do with your cervical vertebra. kind...  Read Full »

Please provide me a better solution for the frequent pulsating headache present for a year.

Query: I have been having frequent headaches from around the past year. They started around a year ago and would happen everyday for around a month and were so excruciating I had to take headache pills. It felt as if my brain was moving inside my head though I'm sure that's not what it was but that was wha...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Answer: a very good day to you I have gone to your problem. The way you describing your headaches they do not sound like a migraine. so I guess most probably migraine can be ruled out. the headache that you are describing looks more like a tension type headache which is usually on both the sides , around t...  Read Full »

What are the causes of lower abdominal pain in men?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is 28 years old. He has had lower abdominal pain since two months. I have marked the paining area in the attached picture. He has pain in the area just behind this in the back also. The pain is mild about 0.5 in 10 scale and sometimes 2 or 3 out of 10. There is a mild burning ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan .g

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at your husband's urine routine examination report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is very clear that it is unlikely to be UTI in any form. I think the groin pain could be non-specific. It may be related to your posture, nature of work, etc. I...  Read Full »

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