Antioxidant

Antioxidants, or sometimes called free-radical scavengers, are substances that slow or prevent the cell damage that is caused by free radicals. Free radicals are harmful particles that the body produces to environmental pollution and other stresses.

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How will cyrotherapy help in muscle soreness?

Query: Hello doctor, How to relieve muscle soreness? What works on Epsom salt baths? Foam rolling? Using a Theragun or a similar tool? Hydrating? Eating foods that are high in antioxidants? Sleeping a lot? Eating foods high in antioxidants? Cryotherapy? Active recovery? Lacrosse ball fascial work? Stretch?...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Muscle soreness or DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) generally occurs if someone does strenuous physical activity in any form. Strenuous physical activity means when one's body is unable to do more physical work but that person pushes his body to do that. It can o...  Read Full »

The skin-colored bumps are getting darker. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I got skin color bumps all over my body which are getting darker after going away. I have attached the photos. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Vinay Kumar

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Microbiologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have examined the pictures (attachments removed to protect patient identity) and noted your details. The description matches closely that of superficial folliculitis which is a low grade bacterial infection of the hair follicles and is recurrent in nature. For som...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Ovares Plus?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to conceive for the last four months. I have consulted my gynecologist and she found that I am having PCOS. She suggested me to take Ovares plus. Is it fine to take?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ovares tablet is a multivitamin with few antioxidants. This is usually prescribed as an added adjuvant tablet along with other medication. Most of the infertility specialists will prescribe some or the other antioxidant and multivitamin tablets. These antioxidant...  Read Full »

Why do I look 40 years old when I am only 29?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old male, who looks like a 40 year old. I have aged very poorly. What caused this to happen? What can I do to look my proper age?  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Early aging can be a consequence of multiple factors. The most important ones are sun exposure, poor nutrition, improper sleep, bad lifestyle habits, and poor regular care of the skin. Excessive sun exposure damages the normal texture of the skin by altering the collage...  Read Full »

What causes pink discoloration of lower lips?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a male and half of my lower lip color has changed to pink and it looks bad. I want to bring it back to normal color. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query on this platform. It may be initial phase of vitiligo a hypopigmentary disorder. Avoid smoking and taking very hot food or drinks. Avoid biting or licking lips often. Take antioxidant tablets. You can try initially with a steroid cream...  Read Full »

I Want A Fair Skin. Can I Use Skinlite Cream To Get A Fair And Glowing Skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a very dark skin. One of my friends used skinlite cream and she has turned very fair. Can I also use that cream to get a fair and glowing skin?  I really want a fair skin. I am just tired of my skin. Please help me doctor.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Natural complexion is the best. Melanin, the pigment responsible for the skin color has protective effects. Use cleanser like cetaphil to wash your face. You can use sunscreen lotions like shade lotion regularly 2-3 times a day. Skinlite is a combination cream with ...  Read Full »

My face is burnt after using bleach. Please suggest some cream.

Query: Hi doctor, I used bleach on my face two months back, and my face is burnt due to this. My skin is peeling now, and I cannot use any cream or soap, as it starts burning. I had been to the dermatologist, and he gave me Emolene and Eumosone. I have been using it from past 1.5 months, but the results ar...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Use of strong cosmetics and bleaches does affect the natural look of the skin. In a few people with sensitive skin, it does lead to irritant dermatitis. The essential step in the management of such a situation is adequate sun protection. Sun exposure only further worsen...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Glutathione when one is planning to conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, My 25-year-old wife is planning to use Glutathione as one of her dietary supplements. She is still trying to conceive. Is that okay? Is it safe? Will it still be okay to take Glutathione during pregnancy? What other dietary supplements would you recommend?  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Glutathione is a master antioxidant that plays an important role in the development and growth of the fetus. In the placenta, Glutathione detoxifies pollutants before they reach the developing child. Glutathione also supports your immune function, which i...  Read Full »

Are camera flashes bad for the eyes?

Query: Hello doctor,Does taking close selfies on your phone with the flash on, cause any damage to the eyes, if done occasionally?  Read Full »


Dr. Priyanka Agarwal

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, it will not cause any damage if done occasionally. It is important to know what kind of light will damage the cells, especially the UV rays and infrared rays. These rays will damage the light-sensitive cells of the retina and will cause a damage to the vision whi...  Read Full »

Can exposure to radiation cause cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old and I am worried about bone cancer. I have had two CT scans for kidney stones around my abdomen area as a total of 7 msv. I also had a CT scan of my head. I read that the radiation can cause bone cancer. Should I be worried? Is it a low dose and not to worry? There i...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Shekhar

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is true that radiation may cause cancer but that is one person among one million people. Also, there is no family history of cancer, so not to worry. Eat antioxidants fruits, exercise daily, and make your mind positive. For more information consult a pulmonolog...  Read Full »

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