Cefixime.

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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What could present as a painful itchy wart-like bump on vulva?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a wart-like bump inside my left side of vulva and it hurts wearing underwear and it is very uncomfortable.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Is it itching, irritation, painful, tender, tingling sensation? Is it burning? Or do you have pain when contact with water? Is it a papule, or vesicle, or pustule? Sexual history? Do reply. Attach the picture of the lesion if possible.  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. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

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 Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

What causes itchy feeling while urinating?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel cramped, itching and lower abdomen pain during urination. I had intercourse with my partner last month and since then I have faced this problem. I went to meet a gynecologist and she prescribed some medicine and felt fine for 10 days. Then, again I am facing the same problem. Also,...  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I presume that the sex was an unprotected one. So, there exist dual risks of infection as well as pregnancy. As you have not mentioned about the first one, I think, you had your cycle after the episode. Now, regarding the infection, it could be a urinary infection alo...  Read Full »

How to treat bursted sebaceous cyst without going for surgical excision?

Query: Hello doctor, My infected sebaceous cyst has burst 10 days back and daily dressing is being done by professional. I was on antibiotics but the course is over. What should I do next? I do not want to go to the hospital and get the surgery done. Since more than ten years two cyst was there and of lat...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

General Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry, I will solve your problem. Wound healing is a very common problem in diabetic and hypertensive patients. Even when they are controlled I will advise you treatment with some basic precautions and investigations. Check your blood sugar levels regularly. P...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest treatment for painful lump in the armpit.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a painful armpit lump. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is an infection. Take tablet Cefixime 200 mg twice daily for five days, Mupirocin ointment daily for five days. Take antiseptic soap for bathing. Tablet Aceclofenac and Serratiopeptidase once daily if there is pain. Review after five days. Infection will subside, i...  Read Full »

My 9 months old baby has constant fever even after giving medications. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My 9-month baby girl has nine days of fever (every 6-8 hours). First four days antipyretic was given. From fifth to the eighth day, Cefixime oral was given. Ceftriaxone injection till now and the fever is not fading away. Test like CBC, CRP, Epstein Barr agar, blood culture, urine cul...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The clinical features and reports you have shown are indicative of the infection. But and the infection looks like a bacterial origin because of predominantly elevated neutrophils and CRP. The common infection in this age group are urinary tract and respiratory tract...  Read Full »

Can low iron cause fever?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 23 year old female. My present symptoms are feeling weak and unable to walk or stand continuously for a few minutes. My Hb% is 9 and I am anemic. I also have fever for one week and taking Oritaxim-O 200. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at your complaints, your weakness is due to anemia. You have iron deficiency anemia after looking at your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and you need to take Iron supplements for three months. I suggest tablet Bizfer-XT for three months. ...  Read Full »

I get fever frequently in rainy and winter seasons. Kindly suggest cure for it.

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

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I 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 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. Vishal Parmar

Paediatrician, Child Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 bre...  Read Full »

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