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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How to stop the skin on my penile tip from peeling?

Query: Hi doctor, The thing on the tip of my penis has peeled twice. I still put Clotrimazole as you said and took the prescribed medicines. I would say it is improved, but it is still here. Anything we can do about it?  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from peeling of skin from the tip of the penis. According to the picture that is provided here (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you may suffer from balanitis, w...  Read Full »

How to get rid of swollen cracked foot?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 64-year-old female. I have an awful cracked, blistered, and swollen foot. I have been going to hot springs and mineral pools for the last three weeks pretty much daily and had itchiness. But in the last few days, it blistered, the skin cracked and wept, and the swelling has aff...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Apply Fucibet cream (Fusidic acid and Betamethasone) at night for 15 days, Mupirocin ointment at daytime, and noon for ten days. Take tablet Zifi (Cefixime) 200 mg twice daily after food for five days, or tablet Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin) 500 mg once in a day after foo...  Read Full »

What should I do to control frequent urination with burning sensation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old female. Five days back, I suddenly started having pain while urinating at the end of the stream and too much pressure in the bladder with urgency. And then I had blood in the urine. I was started on Zifi O, Urispas, and Citralka twice a day. After one dose, my blood...  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have UTI (urinary tract infection), which is very common. I have read your symptoms and seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As you have already started on antibiotics, I do not want to change. I want you to have the follo...  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. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, the cut wound is deep enough (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and  you will need stitches. Meanwhile, you need to keep the affected area clean and dry. Wash with lukewarm water and apply a topical antibiotic cream like Neosporin (Bacitracin, Neomycin...  Read Full »

Should I go for COVID-19 test for my recurrent fever?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a recurring fever for the last two weeks. The highest temperature was 102.9 two weeks back, but it subsided in a day. I took the Dolo tablet as I could not find any doctor near my area. I did not have any symptoms of weakness or body ache. But this fever keeps on coming every f...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have described your symptoms such as recurring fever, which subsides temporarily on taking medication and comes back again, there could be various reasons associated with it. Please answer the following questions, which will help me to diagnose you better....  Read Full »

What could cause swelling with watery discharge in the fingers of a 9-month-old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My son's fingers swell with watery discharge. It gets worse. I applied Mometasone thinking it is eczema but it gets worse. Almost all his fingers has this.   Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from swelling of the finger with watery discharge. According to the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that is provided here, I think your son may suffer from...  Read Full »

I injured the head of my penis during masturbation. Will it heal on its own?

Query: Hello doctor,I injured the head of my penis, during masturbation, with a toilet paper roll. The cut seems to be half a centimeter long and blood came out but the bleeding stopped almost immediately. I used water to clean it (the blood seems to be stuck there) and then Betadine. Should I see a doctor...  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If bleeding has stopped it is not necessary to see a doctor. Just apply Betadine (Povidone-Iodine) as already done by you and clean with Savlon (antiseptic) solution. Avoid masturbation for five to seven days. With this management, it may bleed again. In that case, ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for itchy and watery foot blisters?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 49 years old. She is having blister kind of thing appearing laterally on her left foot, followed by itching, and release of water for the past two to three months. She did not take any medications for the same until now. Besides this, she is a patient of thyroid disorder ...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is foot eczema with skin peeling. Use Fucidin cream twice daily for 10 days, Emoderm cream at daytime for 20 days, and Calosoft lotion after bath for 10 days. Take tablet Zifi (Cefixime) 200 mg twice daily for five days, tablet Emanzen D (Serratiopeptidase and Di...  Read Full »

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

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

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 »

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