Boost Immunity

The best way to prevent infections like cold and flu is to boost your immunity. This can be achieved by eating a well-balanced diet, drinking plenty of water, doing exercise regularly, getting enough sleep, and including more citrus fruits and colorful vegetables in your diet.

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I often fall sick and take leave from work. Am I immunocompromised?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an adult male working in a restaurant. Because of my low immunity, I often take leave from my work. Unfortunately, my boss fires me each time I ask for leave. How can I know if I am immunocompromised? What are the signs and symptoms? How to increase immunity as I fall sick regularly?...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I suggest you take multivitamin supplements and add protein to your diet to improve your immunity. Also, I suggest you exercise regularly and should reduce your weight. I hope this has helped you.  Read Full »

My husband was diagnosed with diabetes last week. Can I give him the tablet Zincovit to boost his immunity and protect him from diseases?

Query: Hello doctor, My husband is 46 years old and was diagnosed with diabetes last week. Is it true that people having diabetes are prone to other illnesses? If so, can I give him the tablet Zincovit to improve his immunity? Also, please suggest any other supplements that can work better for him. He is c...  Read Full »

Dr. Nageswara Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Diabetics are prone to heart, kidney, neurological issues, and eye problems, but if their sugar levels are controlled, the chances of other diseases are very low. Do not worry, and maintain his sugar levels. I suggest him to do weight loss exercises.   Read Full »

I am 19 years old and experience flu-like symptoms. What can I do to overcome these symptoms and boost my immunity?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 19 years old, and I often experience flu-like symptoms. I work in a restaurant, because of which my studies get affected. I get sick for at least a week, and I have to take leave when I am sick as I am not allowed to work due to strict COVID-19 guidelines. Why am I not tolerant to...  Read Full »

Dr. Shubadeep Debabrata Sinha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you take a quadrivalent flu vaccine annually, vitamin C 500 mg, and vitamin D3 60K tablets weekly. Eat protein-rich foods regularly to boost your immunity.  Read Full »

Is there any problem in giving multivitamin tablets along with cough syrup to my three-year-old son?

Query: Hi doctor, My 3 year old son is suffering from cold and cough. His doctor prescribed Rapitus plus along with Levolin inhaler for three days, Foracort inhaler two puffs daily (once in the morning and once at night) for three months. I am giving him Zincovit, Immuno Bliss and Septilin regularly. Can...  Read Full »

Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, you can use Septilin and Immuno Bliss along with Rapitus plus syrup (combination of Levodropropizine and Chlorpheniramine maleate). These medicines boost the fighting capacity against allergies and infections. For further information consult a paediatrician online --...  Read Full »

Would you please tell me the difference between premium and plain formula milk?

Query: Hi doctor, Can you tell me the difference between Dexolac stage 1 and Dexolac stage 1 premium?  Read Full »

Dr. Srinivas Rekapalli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Dexolac premium contains calcium to phosphorus ratio near to 2:1, which is more like breast milk and other properties too near to breast milk. It also contains more iron compared to plain Dexolac. It contains nucleotides, which are said to help neurologic development and ...  Read Full »

I suffer from a seizure disorder. Kindly suggest after seeing my MRI report.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from the seizure disorder. I am seeking a neurologist help on my MRI report. I had two episodes of seizure before three years and then, no episode. I had Folic acid 150 mg and Sodium dilunte 300 for the last three years. For the last two months, I am not on any medicine...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have analyzed your MRI brain report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It suggests that there is damage to your brain in the anterior basal (front-base) part. In medical terms, gliosis (central nervous system damage) and encephalomalacia. The other condit...  Read Full »

What are the immune boosters that help in preventing mucormycosis post-COVID in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hi doctor, Recently I have recovered from COVID. I got negative three weeks back. I took Deflazacort 30 twice a day for nine days and after that 6 mg twice a day for one week and 6 mg once a day for five days after that stopped. My sugar levels are in control now after changing medicine. Now I am s...  Read Full »

Dr. Jebin Abraham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Mucormycosis is a dangerous disease. Still, it is rare. You do not need to worry. You can take a Zincovit tablet (Multivitamin) and a good diet. That is enough. Great that you are staying healthy now. Keep your sugar levels as normal as possible. Until today, no medicin...  Read Full »

After TB treatment, my daughter developed hepatitis. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter, who was a medical college student, was suffering from high fever and the doctor ordered an x-ray and it turned out to be a pleural effusion. Cytology was negative, so was the PCR for TB, the fluid was straw colored lymphocytes rich 90% with some neutrophil and mesothelial cel...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. Yes, INH (Isoniazid) and Rifampicin are the actual culprits for the development of hepatitis. The best way is to reintroduce INH in a very small dose and gradually increasing it to the original dose with the monitoring of liver function tests. So...  Read Full »

How to improve immunity to prevent recurrent HSV-2 infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am diagnosed with HSV-2 last month from skin-to-skin contact with an asymptomatic boy. I took Valacyclovir for about four days, and the lesion on the right vaginal wall (one small cut), pain, burning, and pins and needles went away for the most part. But at times, I am feeling a strong...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Yes, the herpes virus remains dormant in our body. So you might be having herpes virus in your body despite taking Valacyclovir. But I do not think this current symptom is due to the herpes virus. Because herpes virus will cause pain o...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms of the advanced stage of AIDS?

Query: Hi doctor,Eight months back, my best friend's husband, who is 53 years old, was diagnosed with positive HIV, hepatitis B and lymph node TB. He is taking proper medicine, but gained so much weight. Now, for over a week, he has been having cold and cough during evening. He is a smoker. Is he currently...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Extra pulmonary tuberculosis, that is TB other than of the lungs is usually an indicator of poor immunity and can be seen in advanced stages of HIV. However, CD4 count also plays a very vital role in determining if the patient has a chance to recover from such in...  Read Full »

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