Augmentin

Augmentin is an antibiotic medication that contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. This combination is more effective than when Amoxicillin is prescribed alone in treating bacterial infection. Augmentin is prescribed for ear infections, dental infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and throat infection.

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How can I get instant relief from pain due to swelling in anus?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a hard swelling measuring 3/4th finger size from anus on the right side. It hurts while sitting. It started developing five days back and was worst since yesterday. The entire nearby area is sensitive and slightly painful. For your information, I underwent surgery for anal fist...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like you have a right perianal abscess. It needs to be clinically examined by a surgeon and if required, drained as early as possible. You need to start antibiotics too as you are diabetic which increases the chance of the infection. My antibiotic preference w...  Read Full »

I have an itchy, tender, small growth in my hand. What could it be?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a very small growth-like in my hand for a month now. Actually, it started itching and the area surrounding is tender. I have attached the picture for your reference.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two diagnoses, which matches with your pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and symptoms. The first one is infected nevus sebaceous and the second one is infected wart. Now let us differentiate the two diseases. Nevus sebaceous is a...  Read Full »

Why does my daughter have painful pimples filled with pus on her face, neck, shoulder, forehead and head?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter has painful pimples on her face, neck, shoulder, forehead and head with pus formation. Currently, she is using tablet Septran (Sulphamethoxazole and Trimethoprim) and Povidone Iodine powder. Kindly suggest her a medicine for pain relief. Thank you.   Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have seen the attached pictures (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). Your daughter has chicken pox. I suggest the below treatment plan. Syrup Augmentin DDS (Penicillin Antibiotic) 4 ml twice daily for five days. Syr...  Read Full »

I can see white spots on my tonsil. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I observed a single white spot on my tonsil yesterday, and it is painful. What could it be? How to cure it?  Read Full »


Dr. Kumar Ashutosh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In a tonsil, there are many crypts. Those white spots are food particles that get trapped inside the crypts and are usually foul smelling. I suggest you take painkillers and use Betadine (Povidone-iodine) gargle, four times a day. If there is no relief, take a course of...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest a remedy to heal the lump under my tonsils causing an inability to swallow?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a painful lump under my tonsil since a week. It hurts during swallowing. Otherwise, I have no other symptoms. I was not sick or traveled anywhere recently. My lymph nodes are also slightly swollen. I have attached a picture. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Mehak Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The growth is just an enlarged lymph node in the oral cavity. You also seem to have enlarged and infected tonsils. I suggest you take a course of antibiotics like Amoxyclav (Amoxycillin and Clavula...  Read Full »

Can you suggest to us ways to get pregnant while having a semen infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45 year old male, and my wife is 26 years. We have been trying to have a baby for the past seven years. I had a sperm analysis in 2011. My count was 68 m, all the parameters were good except the presence of Proteus spp. bacteria. The doctor injected me with gentamycin once, and...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Let me start on a positive note by saying that she stands a very good chance of pregnancy, but there are some small issues in your infertility treatment which I will try to cl...  Read Full »

How to cure my congested tonsils that is persistent?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from a congested throat with swollen tonsils (with some white spots on it) since three days. Doctors gave me capsule Cefspan 400 mg, twice a day, tablet Fexet 160 mg, once daily, tablet Brufen 400 mg twice daily, Daktarin oral gel. It is not reducing. What should I...  Read Full »


Dr. Kumar Ashutosh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from acute tonsillitis. On taking these medicines, infection and inflammation will subside, but the size of the tonsils will not decrease. If you are suffering from this problem often then you should undergo tonsillectomy. If your throat does not get bet...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for a plum-sized abscess on the right side of my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an abscess on the right side of my face that has swollen up as big as a plum. The reason for the abscess, I guess, is because I have two missing teeth on the side of my mouth. But since there are no teeth there, I want to know what can be done about this abscess? How do I get r...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The abscess is not because of the missing teeth. It can be either because of an infection of the root stem or a cystic swelling related to the salivary gland. If it is only some days old, it can be an infectious swelling and be treated with antibiotics like Augmentin ...  Read Full »

I am experiencing ear and tonsil pain and I have bump on my tongue. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two weeks, I have been suffering from sore throat and pain in the tonsil and ear region, especially during swallowing. It went away after taking antibiotics, but I did not complete the course, and now the pain is back. I am worried about my tonsil pain. I also have these w...  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammed Osama Aboborda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest you do mouth gargle thrice daily. It helps in removing tonsil stones and cleaning the throat in general. Can you please tell me the name of the antibiotic you have used? And for how long? Do you suffer from reflux in the form of a burning sensation in y...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for upper jaw pain due to which I am not able to close my mouth?

Query: Hello doctor,From my left front tooth, all the way to the back of my teeth on top hurt. I cannot close my mouth and it feels like the pain is going up into the bone under my nose. What could that possibly be?  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it seems to me that you have an apical periodontitis. If you have any cavity related to this area, the tenderness is because of it. Or you must have malocclusion, meaning there is more pressure on these teeth. You need to visit a dentist who will...  Read Full »

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