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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Does Omega-5 promote healthy skin and hair growth?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to know the difference between Omega-5 and Selenium to boost my immunity and anti-aging. Which one is better?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have a question of the difference between Omega-3 and Selenium to boost immunity with anti-aging and which one is better. Selenium plays an essential role in improving your immunity s...  Read Full »

What can be done to improve immunity in 4 years kid?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter is 4 years and 2 months old. She develops a very bad cough and then along with fever in a day or two. She had a wheezing problem previously so the doctor had prescribed to give Budecort and Levolin puffs or nebulization. So every time when she develops this kind of a dry cou...  Read Full »

Dr. Rakesh Radheshyam Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If you say it is a dry cough, Levolin (Levosalbutamol sulfate) nebulization is not required. This could be allergic also. Also, children have a fever off and on. It could be viral till 5 years of age. After that, their immunity becomes well. Use glass thermometer and...  Read Full »

I have poor immunity, due to which I fall sick and get tired often. How do I improve my immunity?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a weak immune system. Should I consult a rheumatologist, an endocrinologist, or an oncologist? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Mubashir Razzaq Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. I went through the images you attached (the attachments have been removed to protect the patient's identity). Everything seems to be normal. However, I have a few questions, 1. What are the signs and symptoms ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for abdominal pain and fever in my baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My baby is 33 months old and has had pain in the abdomen and a fever of 102 degrees for the past three days. My baby gets viral fever every month or once in two months. What could be the reason?   Read Full »

Dr. Diggireddy Shilpa Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The most common reason for repeated infections is low immunity. This is because of incomplete nutrition in food. Please make sure that the meals you give him are proportional to proteins, carbohydrates, and vitamins. The second most common cause is cleanliness...  Read Full »

What causes persistent chest congestion?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5 years old. He is dealing with continuous chest congestion and coughing with change in season. Doctor suggested Foracort 100 for two to three months with two shots in the morning and two at night after using nebulization Levolin 1.25 mg and Budecort 1 mg in the past for ches...  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to First off all I would suggest you to carry out chest x-ray and complete blood count to rule out lung infection like bronchitis. Foracort is a combination of Budesonide, a corticosteroid and anti-inflammatory and Formoterol, a long-acting bronchodilator, used to...  Read Full »

A few drops of Pentaxim vaccine leaked out during my daughter's vaccination. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,While giving Pentaxim vaccination, a few drops leaked out, and only a couple of drops were injected into my baby. The nurse and doctor said it was fine. They said that only a drop is enough. Is it really enough?  Read Full »

Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Pentaxim injection contains 0.5 ml, which is approximately equal to 8 to 10 drops. Spillage would have been about four drops. Even if four drops have been injected, it is enough. Moreover, you do not have to bother much, as a total of four doses of this vaccine will be...  Read Full »

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. K

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 »

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