Aspirin belongs to the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) group of drugs. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain caused by headaches, toothaches, and muscle aches. It is used in lower doses to reduce the risk of stroke and heart attack, as it prevents blood clots.

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What is the cause for loss of sensation in the lower parts of the body?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29 year old female. Almost 15 to 20 days ago, I felt that my feet were cold as if they were frozen. I felt numbness in my left leg, and suddenly, I had double vision issues. I thought it was because of increase in my eye number, but I was wrong. I then went to an eye specialist, ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for your query. I have seen all your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your MRI report shows small lacunar infarct in the brain, which was responsible for your symptoms. A lacunar infarct arises from blockage of small arteries that supply th...  Read Full »

I suffer from painful right knee and hip pain. Can I have it due to osteoid osteoma?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from right knee and hip pain, for more than one year. My MRI reports showed a right femoral neck stress fracture with surrounding edema and osteoid osteoma. The doctor saw my blood and MRI reports and suggested taking capsule Sunbless 60K, tablet Ezorb forte, and tablet ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would like to help you with it. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have low vitamin D levels and should continue Sunbless 60K and should also start Calcium supplements along with it. A PET (posit...  Read Full »

What does ABCD medicines for heart health mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a heart attack two and a half years ago where I had one of the main arteries clogged, and a stent was put into it. The report says ACS-IWSTEMI, occluded proximities RCA, and primary PCI have done with 3.5 X 28 DES and post-dilation with 3.75 NC balloon. I was advised to take tabl...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Pillai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query and the description of your problem. The ABCD mentioned by your physician means - Aspirin, Beta-blockers (drugs preventing heart failure) and BP (blood pressure) control, then C stands for cholesterol-lowering drugs and D for diuretics to avoid ...  Read Full »

Why is Aspirin advised for high RBC and hemoglobin count?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old male. My hemoglobin was 18.3 g/dL, but it has come down to 17.7 g/dL since the last two months. My RBC count varies between 6.1 to 6.27 now, and PCV is 51.9 %. I am taking mini Aspirin as suggested by my doctor. Do I have any reason to worry?  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Your hemoglobin level, RBC (red blood cells), and PCV (packed cell volume) are high. The lymph node, liver, and spleen need to be clinically examined. Do you have a history of dizziness, weakness, and stroke? High level of RBC and hemoglobin can cause blood clots and ca...  Read Full »

What are the first aid measures for heart attack?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the first aid for heart attack, in case of I am alone at home?  Read Full »

Dr. Santhosh Sampath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Before giving the first aid for heart attack, you should know the symptoms of heart attack. The symptoms of heart attack are: chest pain, back pain between the shoulder blade, left arm pain extending to the left little finger, pain in the neck and, pain in the le...  Read Full »

How can hyperlipidemia be kept in control?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is a 70-year-old person, and she is fine and not taking any medications. But her lipid profile does not look good, and I feel she might need some medications to control the same. I have attached the two full-body reports of my mother, one done last week and another six month...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through the reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). It shows that her cholesterol is certainly too elevated and TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is mildly elevated, which is fine. Her Vitamin B12 and Vitamin D were low in her first re...  Read Full »

Does Aspirin reduce the risk of heart diseases?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31-year-old male with a bodyweight of 107 kg. As my cholesterol is high, I am taking Ecosprin Gold 10 mg. Shall I continue with this one or stop it?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Please share your cholesterol report. Even if cholesterol is high, there is no need for Ecosprin Gold 10 mg (Aspirin). Instead, statin may be needed depending upon your lipid profile. Do you have diabetes or hypertension (high blood pressure)?  Read Full »

Should Aspirin be stopped before taking the COVID-19 vaccine?

Query: Hello doctor, Should I stop Aspirin tablets for COVID vaccination?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There is no need to stop Aspirin for COVID-19 vaccination if Aspirin is being taken for secondary prevention of ischemic events. Please tell me why are you taking Aspirin? What other medicines are you taking? Any previous cardiac issue?  Read Full »

How does lymphangiosclerosis look like?

Query: Hi doctor, There is a cord-like lump at the base of my penis, which extends three centimeters from the root up to the shaft, and a thinner vessel continues from it. It is not visible, not palpable, with no change in size and shape, no discoloration of the skin, and a little pain with erection. It ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This cord is lymphangiosclerosis. It is a lymphatic channel that gets hard with time, inflamed, painful, and reduces till it disappears. Usually, it takes about a few weeks to few months to resolve completely. It does not require any treatment.  Read Full »

Three months back, I got CAD with angina. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, Three months back, I got CAD with angina on exertion. I also had SR with two blockages. Please guide me. What is exactly critical in my report? Can I do angiography to confirm it?   Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have two blockages in two vessels. The first one is LAD (left anterior descending artery). It is an important vessel and the calcium has blocked it. The second important vessel present on the right is affected with stenosis. Your best option is bypass surgery and it...  Read Full »

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