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 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 »

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

Query: Hi! I'm worried about my child. Yesterday i clean his umbilical cord and i got two white worms. There is no wound in his umbilical cord. He is 7 months old. What should i do? Please response. Thank you!  Read Full »


Dr. Manu Bharadwaj

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, You will need to address this issue as soon as possible, because it might worsen and the child may develop new symptoms. First, please tell me if you have ever noticed urine, stools, pus or blood oozing out of the umbilicus, any time? For the worm infestation, First, give a thorough bath t...  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 »

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

Query: Age - 33 years Height - 164 cms Weight - 67 Kg I am suffering from sore throat so I took Augmentin 625 before 12-13 days back but found no improvement but I started suffering from Stomach pain and excessive gases. Now I am taking below medicines as per prescribed by ENT specialist that are 1.Alle...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Well it is not uncommon to have Gastric upsets after a course of antibiotic. And antibiotic like augmentin are notorious to cause this. This occur secondary to effect of augmentin on decreasing the amount of lactobacillus microorganism which are normally present in...  Read Full »

Even after dressing, my broken blister hurts while walking. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I broke a foot blister with a pin and the skin appeared intact. I disinfected it and put a dressing. But it hurts when I walk. Is this normal?  Read Full »


Dr. Kapil Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have broken the blister with the pin and I would recommend you not to do that in the future as it is a non-sterile method of doing so and can cause infections in that area. Having said that, I would like to ask you, is there redness around that area? Is there a...  Read Full »

Should I still continue Oxidil injection or Augmentin for injection abscess?

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

General Surgeon

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 »

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