Antibiotics

Medicines that destroy or restrict the growth of bacteria, and thus treat bacterial infections, are called antibiotics. They are only used to treat bacterial infections and cannot fight viral infections. Some commonly used antibiotics are Amoxicillin, Cephalexin, Clindamycin, Metronidazole, Azithromycin, Norfloxacin, and Ciprofloxacin.

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What is the reason for having excessive white vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting excessive white discharge out of my vagina. It is leaving white streaks in my innerwear. It has has a minor yeast smell. But, I do not feel itchy or burning sensation. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would have been better if you had given a few more details like your age, menstrual cycle, any other medical problems and sexual history. I will give the list of possibilities and their management here. It is most probably a candida infection, thick white curdy di...  Read Full »

What is the treatment recommended for impacted 38?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed to have mesioangular impacted 38. He recommends removal of that hidden wisdom tooth. He did cleaning and after that my pain has increased.  Initially, I had gum swelling, and it subsided in a few days. Now, I am having shooting pain. I have attached the scan of my pres...  Read Full »


Dr. Nivedita Dalmia

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the x-ray and prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have to get your 38 tooth extracted, and that is the only treatment. Do lukewarm saline mouth rinse for around three to four times a day. Consult a dental surgeon and get it remov...  Read Full »

Is it possible to treat mild symptomatic COVID-19 patients at home?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 27-year-old male having a fever of 99.5 to 100.2 degrees for a week. I have body pain, headache, and fatigue along with it. Even after taking PCM, I only have temporary relief. Previously, I had a sore throat and now it got resolved. Currently, I am taking multivitamins and I have n...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If your fever is constant and continuous for more than three days, you need to take antibiotics. After getting the reports of COVID-19 (severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2), kindly send me. For now, follow this suggested treatment. You can take tablet Azithrom...  Read Full »

Will a tooth abscess go away with antibiotics?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 36 years old. Four days back, I started to have pain in my left jaw (inside). I could not recognize the exact point as to where the actual pain is. Therefore I had a clove (for two days) between my left side tooth which reduced the pain thereafter. Yesterday evening I felt my lef...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Joshi

Dentist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is probably a gingival or periodontal abscess (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) due to infection. It needs to be drained. Right now, I am prescribing medications for immediate relief. Please update me if relief is there.  Read Full »

Should I be worried about the swollen lump present in my left neck below my chin?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a swollen lump in my left neck under the chin. Sometimes, I feel pain on the left side neck. I visited a few doctors, and they told that I have an infection. They gave me antibiotic, but the swelling is still present. I am a little worried.  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.If you could send a picture of the swelling, then it will be more helpful.The doctor has diagnosed it as an infected lymph node, namely the jugulodigastric node that is present in the upper part of the neck below the jaw.The lymph node gets inflamed when there is any in...  Read Full »

Can inflammation of the tooth result in numbness in the face and ear area?

Query: Hi doctor,I have symptoms of numbness in my face and ears. It began before two days after having inflammation in the tooth area. I have numbness and itchiness in the face area occasionally. It started like an insect bite. When I touched it, I realized that I have numbness. My dentist told me to come...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. According to the statement, you are suffering from the feeling of numbness in the face and ears after having inflammation in the tooth. Numbness in the face and ears can occur due to viral or bacterial infections or infections of the roots...  Read Full »

Is my breathing problem and vomiting with blood related to Coronavirus?

Query: Hi doctor, I have breathing problem for nine years and sometimes it becomes severe. After taking medicines, it goes away. Now I have a breathing problem. Yesterday, it became severe at night and I had vomiting with blood. This is the first time for me to have vomiting with blood. While taking my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakaran Selvam

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Sonologist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With your history, it does not have any relation with COVID-19 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). You have a lower respiratory tract infection. I suggest you take antibiotics and other supportive medicines. You can take tablet Augmentin 625 mg (Amoxi...  Read Full »

Why is half of my daughter's face not moving after a seizure attack?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has been diagnosed with end-stage renal failure and is on dialysis. Her blood pressure was very high last week and she had seizures. Now, she is in the hospital, but I do not think she is being cared properly. I think she has had a mini-stroke and half of her face is not movi...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. I understand your pain. The facial deviation could be a stroke. An MRI brain is indicated to be sure about stroke. The line of management remains the use of antibiotics for infection, anti-hypertensives for blood pressure control and dialysis as...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines for loose motions and abdominal pain.

Query: Hi doctor, I am having thin loose motions with abdominal pain for the past two days. I am having weakness along with it. I took Flagyl today. Please suggest some medicines and precautions for me.   Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Omar Qureshi

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. With a history of diarrhea presenting with weakness, you can have dehydration. Try to keep yourself hydrated and replace electrolytes. You can use ORS (oral rehydration salts). Mix in it one liter of water and take it as much as you can. Avoid taking spicy foods, fr...  Read Full »

Can my mom take Nitrofurantoin for persistent UTI and E.coli infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I require your kind advice regarding my mom's medication. She is 53-years-old. You see, my mom had persistent UTI and E-coli infection for almost a year. Her health deteriorated due to which she had a fall last year and got fractures in her spine and right shoulder, for which she was ope...  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern and worry. I understood that your mother had a fall and dorsal spine injury. Since then, she has recurrent urinary tract infections. Our understanding of any disease management has based on the cause of disease or ...  Read Full »

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