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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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I have a red bump under my lower eye lid and found it to be chalazion. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a red bump under my low eyelid. It is painful, but I have a feeling that it is growing a little bit. I read about it, and it was said to be chalazion. I started putting hot compresses on it (boiled an egg and put it on a clean thin wash cloth) and let it sit on my eyelid for like...  Read Full »


Dr. Asif Manzoor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are right it is a chalazion (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are sebaceous glands in our eyelids. Sometimes their secretions are blocked it is becomes a nodule called chalazion more common in people who got acne. Usually, it is painless, bu...  Read Full »

After taking antibiotics, my legs have become stiff. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a painful, swollen, reddish boil under my armpit two days ago. I went to a doctor yesterday and he put me on antibiotics. Yesterday night, when I took the antibiotics, after some time I got the feeling of stiffness in my right calf and thigh. My leg felt heavy and affected my wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The antibiotic which you are taking does not have the side effect of myalgia and stiffness or joint pains. However, Pantoprazole may cause some times such symptoms. I think the boil itself can cause the myalgia and there is nothing serious. You need to complete at l...  Read Full »

Why does my baby have loose stools after taking antibiotics?

Query: Dear Doctor, My 5 year old daughter suffering from fever with running nose since 10 days now. After giving Augmentin, she is having loose stool almost 10 times a day, watery with mucus. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Thanks for posting query on icliniq. Let me explain about pathophysiology about your child's illness: 1) After reading the description of your query, it seems that initially your child had viral illness that is common due to change of season. You do not need to give antibiotic for this; but you ...  Read Full »

I have a Bartholin cyst in my vagina that is swollen and inducing continuous pain and discomfort. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a Bartholin cyst in my vagina that appears swollen and continuously causes pain. There is no visible discharge from the cyst, but I am experiencing discomfort and fever. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. Bartholin cyst occurs due to the infection of the Bartholin gland. I suggest you follow these measures. Do not touch or squeeze the cyst they may lead to serious infection. The cyst region must be kept...  Read Full »

My son took antibiotic for fever before 20 days. Should I give him antibiotic again for cough?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 10 years old. He had cough and low-grade fever. Five days later, I showed him to a pediatrician. She advised Augmentin 625 mg, Mucolite and Duolin nebulizer. The next day my son has symptoms of reaction with Augmentin like diarrhea. So my doctor switched to Azee 250 mg. After 1...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your 10-year-old son had a cough and fever which required Augmentin and nebulization, this means that the child has got wheezing with lower respiratory tract infection. Augmentin contains Amoxycillin and Clavulanic acid which may cause diarrhea in some children so right...  Read Full »

Despite taking Oxidil my injection abscess does not improve. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, A doctor gives an injection to my mother. After 45 days that starts to pain with swelling and red area of about 7 inches. I checked again. He asked to take Oxidil IV injection. After six Oxidil injections, the pus comes out and the red area decreases. Now pus does not come and we are...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveed Ahmed Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand the problem your mother is facing. According to the history you have provided I believe she has developed injection site abscess though it is not uncommon in elderly people it can happen. Your doctor has started her on a single antibiotic injection Oxi...  Read Full »

Why is my perianal abscess not resolving despite treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25-year-old male who has been suffering from an abscess in the perineum for the past seven months. I have not consulted any doctor as I only found a hole outside, but liquid pus and blood come out of it regularly. Recently, that abscess became big and started to drain, so I went...  Read Full »


Dr. Nidhin Varghese

Answer: Hi, We welcome you to icliniq family. I appreciate the confidence you place in me for your healthcare consultation. Perianal abscesses, especially small ones, can be managed with good antibiotics such as Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid) 625 mg twice a day and sitz baths (by adding Betad...  Read Full »

What causes fever for two days with rigors?

Query: Hello doctor, A 58 year old man had a high fever with rigors yesterday. He has given blood for testing. After the completion of the blood test, he had a febrile illness. Can you suggest medications and do's and don'ts?  Read Full »


Dr. Murali Rayani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Fever of two days duration with rigors may be non-specific, viral, malaria or a urinary tract infection. Look for rashes on the body because viral fevers are prevalent now. Take Dolo 650 (Paracetamol) as when the fever comes, up to a maximum of four times a day. And...  Read Full »

My 2-year-old baby has cold with mucus discharge. Can Augmentin be used?

Query: Hello doctor, My baby is 2 years old, has cold with mild fever, consulted the doctor, he gave Maxtra syrup, and nothing else as chest and throat were clear. Then after four days of giving the medicine, the mucus changed to thick yellow color; the doctor said its fine and advised to give him steam. T...  Read Full »


Dr. Parmar Vishal Himatlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood your concern. 1. I advise you to follow Pediatrician advise. 2. You can start Augmentin (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid). 3. Do blood test CBC (complete blood count), CRP (c-reactive protein), urine, and blood culture. 4. Keep the baby hydrated. Giv...  Read Full »

I suffer from a severe sore throat with swollen tonsils. How to recover?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, and I have an extremely sore throat, mainly on the left side. The roof of my mouth and tonsils are swollen. They are red but do not have any patches. I do not have a fever. I have pain while talking and swallowing. I also have body aches. The throat pain starte...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like some more detail. From when are you having these symptoms? Do you have any associated cough, fever, chills, sinus pain or pressure, ear ache or discharge, and post-nasal drip? Does anybody around you have the same symptoms? Would you be able to take a pict...  Read Full »

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