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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Why did I see two white worms while cleaning my 7-month-old baby's umbilical cord?

Query: Hi doctor, My child is seven months old. I am worried about my child. Yesterday, I cleaned his umbilical cord and got two white worms. There is no wound in his umbilical cord. What to do?   Read Full »


Dr. Manu Bharadwaj

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to address this issue as soon as possible. It can become worse and your child can develop new symptoms. Please mention whether you have noticed urine, stools, pus, or blood oozing out from the umbilicus at any time. For worm infestation, give a thorough bat...  Read Full »

Why do I stomach pain and bloating after taking Augmentin 625?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 33 years. My height is 164 cms, and my weight is 67 kg. I am suffering from a sore throat, so I took Augmentin 625, 12 to 13 days back but found no improvement, but I started suffering from stomach pain and excessive gas. Now I am taking the below medicines as prescribed by...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq. com. Well, it is not uncommon to have gastric upsets after a course of antibiotics. And Antibiotics like Augmentin are notorious for causing this. This occurs secondary to the effect of Augmentin on decreasing the number of lactobacillus microorganisms that are normally ...  Read Full »

What treatment has to be done for tonsil stones?

Query: Hi doctor,I have had trouble with my tonsils my whole life, and they have always been enormous. I have had on and off bouts of tonsil stones. There is now a giant hole in my left tonsil. Way bigger than normal tonsil crypts. It is so big that it almost looks like the tonsil is splitting into halves....  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the briefing regarding the problem in concern. You need to worry about absolutely nothing, and I did have a look at the picture you have sent. Your tonsils are enlarged ( I would say almost grade four), and if you have been having issues with it, I would sugg...  Read Full »

How to get rid of fever, body pain, and headache?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past four days, I have body ache, headache and 102 degrees Fahrenheit fever. I am taking Augmentin 375 thrice a day and Paracetamol every three to four hours. Fever comes down to 100, but again increases to 102 once the effect of Paracetamol gets over. I feel so weak. Please sugg...  Read Full »


Dr. Jimesh H Mavani

General Practitioner, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are having fever for three to four days and not having any improvement, then do one blood test CBC with MP (complete blood count with metabolic panel) and one urine routine test. From history it looks like you have viral fever. If the platelet count is low in...  Read Full »

How to treat the infected tooth present with pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lot of pain on my right side upper and lower jaw. I have a wisdom tooth on the upper jaw. Before two days, the tooth directly below the wisdom tooth got broken, and it is causing pain. I am scared of going to the dentist. What can I do now? Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have an infection in the pulp in the lower right last tooth. It has caries, and there is an inflamed tissue present around it. In the case of partially erupting upper tooth, you can...  Read Full »

Ulcer in the left tonsil is causing pain on swallowing. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have white ulceration on my left tonsil, noticed for more than a week already. Patches are also seen on the nearby structures of the left tonsil. It is slightly painful upon swallowing, especially in the morning. And whenever I try to exert effort and effortful opening of the mouth ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and I am concern about you. It seems that you have got a bacterial infection and that caused tonsillitis. Or may be possible due to smoking it is not healing. And sometimes when we get oral infection p...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for abscesses, which look like an insect bite?

Query: Hello doctor, I have two abscesses, which looks like an insect bite with a dark spot at the center. Both the abscesses are hot to touch with acute pain. One of them is filled with pus and has started to drain slowly. I have attached the photos. Please suggest some medicine.  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would not be an insect bite unless it appeared overnight. After reviewing the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks like an infection of the hair follicle. For such a skin infection, overweight and diabetes are the risk factors. I would ...  Read Full »

What causes chronic tonsil swelling?

Query: Hi doctor, My tonsils have been swollen for almost an entire month. I have had two normal appointments for it and I am scheduled for a visit with an ENT doctor after four days. Today, my throat pain is more than it has been in the past few days and my left tonsil is significantly bigger than my righ...  Read Full »


Dr. Eriol Braholli

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, General Surgeon, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is obvious that your tonsil infection is not gone. Perhaps, it has been more complicated now since pain and fever is up and lymphadenopathy is shown. Retro or peritonsillar abscesses are the complications of untreated tonsillitis that may require specific treat...  Read Full »

Should I be concerned about a painful bump on labia minora?

Query: Hello doctor, A small bump is raised on the skin on the top of labia minora. It is red, painful and I am applying Fucidin and warm compresses on it. It appeared after wearing tight pants. Should I be concerned?  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. It seems you have developed folliculitis on labia. It could be any cyst also. I need to see this bump so please share a photo to assess the lesion and suggest you treatment accordingly.  Read Full »

Will frequent head bath cause tiredness with mild headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been feeling a little tired and only right or center part of my forehead hurts. No fever but sometimes I get mucus from the throat. This is happening form yesterday. Can this because of frequent showers? Each time I go outside the house to buy something, I get paranoid and take co...  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakaran Selvam

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Sonologist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. With the history you have given, the problem you have can because of the frequent showers. Kindly avoid going out and take bath frequently. I would suggest a short course of antibiotics with supportive measures. Take tablet Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic aci...  Read Full »

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