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Cefixime is a drug that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria (bacterial infections). It is an antibiotic, which belongs to the group of drugs called Cephalosporins. Bronchitis, ear and throat infections, gonorrhea, and urinary tract infections are the common conditions where Cefixime is prescribed.

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Why do I get a fever during the rainy and winter seasons?

Query: Hello doctor, During rainy and winter season get frequent fevers. Most of the times I get it diagnosed, and every time doctors tell it is only viral fever. Fevers generally come twice a month. I take Paracetamol and Cefixime usually (on the advice of doctors). Generally, the illnesses go in 10 days...  Read Full »

Dr. Srinivas Morampudi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to need to know a few things,1. Do you feel feverish, or does the thermometer record a temperature?2. What other symptoms do you get? Runny or blocked nose, sore throat, throat pain with swallowing, headaches, body pains, etc.3. Does anyone else around you (family members...  Read Full »

My baby has a cold despite taking antibiotics. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,My 24 days old baby is suffering from a cold which retracts her chest, making noisy breathing sound liƙe there is thick mucus in the chest. The doctor has now placed her on Cefixime suspension 2.5 mL twice daily. We are using Amoxicillin suspension, but there is still no improvement. D...  Read Full »

Dr. Simy Mathew

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you get a chest X-ray and a blood test to know the level of infection rather than changing the antibiotics. Along with antibiotics, I suggest you give her nebulizations. Also, if she has got chest retractions, check her saturation level. If it is below 95...  Read Full »

I have pimples on my face, which leave scars on breaking. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old female. I got one pimple on my face. I tried to break it, and it resulted in a big wound with more puss coming out. I have five to six pimples on my face now. Now I am under homeopathic medication. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Dhepe Snehal Madhav

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A better assessment can be done if you share the following information. Are they painful lesions? Are they nodulocystic pimples? Do they look like boils? Do you have any scars? Kindly reply, and please attach a clinical picture for proper assessment.  Read Full »

My baby has diarrhea after the Pentavalent vaccination. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, After taking Pentavalent vaccine my 2 month old baby is having loose motion for the last five days with tummy problems. Doctor suggests Ornidazole-Ofloxacin and Racecadotril suspension. Is it safe?  Read Full »

Dr. Deepak Patel

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I see similar cases in my clinic every day. 1. Pentavalent injection (combination of five vaccines: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b) in a 2 month old baby does not lead to loose stools. 2. A baby can pass five to six sto...  Read Full »

My 4 months old baby is suffering from loose motion inspite of having Cefixime. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 4 months old. She is suffering from loose motion for the last two weeks. The doctor already prescribed antibiotic Cefixime, but the condition is not much improved. Now she is pooping six to seven times daily, which contains mucus and color is green. A stool test shows 25...  Read Full »

Dr. Parmar Vishal Himatlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I advise you to continue breastfeeding and prevent dehydration. It is unusual to have bacterial diarrhea in a four-month baby. Are you giving any top feeding? I mean other milk apart from breastfeeding like bottle feed? If yes, then please stop and give exclusive breas...  Read Full »

My baby is having loose watery stools with tummy ache that is not responding to treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 18-day-old baby had loose watery motion since day seven, he pooped as he was having a tummy ache. Then his tummy swelled, I got him checked by a pediatrician and he suggested Cefixime and a prebiotic. Now three days have passed and there is still no improvement, his tummy pain is ge...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Thank you for stopping by! I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. What you are explaining looks more like abdominal colic. You can give drops of Colicaid (dill oil, fennel oil, and Simethicone) 5 drops whenever you feel there is abdominal pain. Give the drops after con...  Read Full »

Why do I get recurrent lump externally around anus?

Query: Hello doctor, Eight months before, I felt a small lump around the right side of my anus area, (before I had itching around the anus for several months). Later that lump became larger and painful in a week. I consulted a homeopathic doctor and he gave me medicines (Paeonia off Q, Acid muraticum, Aci...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It seems you have a perianal abscess. Perianal means around anus and abscess means collection of pus. It can be secondary to chronic itching and excoriation of the skin resulting in abscess formation. It can occur secondary to poor hygiene in and around the anal area...  Read Full »

Are stitches necessary for broken glass injury?

Query: Hi doctor, Last night, I accidentally cut my thumb on a bit of broken glass from a photo frame. It looks fairly deep. I think I could see my bone. As I could not go to hospital yesterday night, I have covered it with plasters. Do I need to get stitches?  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Based on the depth of the cut wound (attachment removed to protect patient identity), stitches will be necessary for proper closure. It is crucial to maintain the affected area's cleanliness and dryness throughout the healing process. To facilitate healing and prevent in...  Read Full »

I have smelly pus discharge from my stomach. Help me.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a hole underneath my stomach and it is discharging smelly pus every day. It burst two months ago. It is painful and smelly. Help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have developed an ulcer from an abscess that is discharging. Clean the area with disinfectant and apply Neosporin (Neomycin) or Mupirocin cream over the affected area twice a day for 10 days. Take oral antibiotics to prevent infection in the wound like Zifi (Cefi...  Read Full »

How long will it take for a painful boil in the inner thigh with discharge to heal?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a boil in my inner thigh for a week now. It started as a pimple then progressed to a painful bump. Two days ago, it started to drain. I have been applying warm compression and Betadine on it. The swelling and pain decreased however, the wound worries me as it now looks like I h...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a boil in the inner thigh for a week. It was started as a pimple then progressed to a painful bump. According to your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity), your...  Read Full »

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