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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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 »

Can antibiotics be given to a 3.5 month old baby for cough?

Query: Hi doctor, My 3.5 month old baby is suffering from slight cold and cough for the past 15 days. The doctor suggested antibiotic syrup 3 ml twice daily. Xpect PD cough syrup 2.5 ml twice daily and Sinarest AF 10 drop twice daily. His weight is 7 kg now. When I am trying to give him cough syrup he is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Lalit Bansal

Paediatrician, Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For infants with cough and cold, antibiotics are fine to give. As per AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) guidelines, Sinarest (combination of Chlorpheniramine maleate, Phenylephrine hydrochloride, Sodium citrate, and Menthol) and cough syrup are not indicated in this...  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

Urologist

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 »

Is it true that there is no cure for functional dyspepsia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old male, I have a constant and mild abdominal pain whole day, especially in the morning. I feel heavy all day long, but still, have an urge to eat. I fart and belch more than usual and have a foul smell. I have a sense of indigestion in my stomach all day long. I defecate...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, you are not sick, and you do not have any disease. Your symptoms are because of your disturbed gastrointestinal flora, and our intestine contains a lot of bacteria, some of them are good, and some of them are bad. Good bacteria like lactobacillus helps in proper...  Read Full »

I got urethritis and conjunctivitis after unprotected oral sex. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I got urethritis and conjunctivitis, at the same time a few months back. I had thick transparent penile discharge with burning and itching sensation. I got this after a week of having unprotected oral sex. I have had urethral swab and urine test done, and the reports showed ureaplasma...  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your genital symptoms are quite classic for chronic non-bacterial prostatitis. This is an ascending infection of the prostate gland from the urethra. Prostatitis is usually chronic and can lead to a dull aching pain for a long time. It is usually a consequence of gonor...  Read Full »

Can Pentavalent vaccine cause loose motion?

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

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I see similar cases in my clinic every day. 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. A baby can pass five to six stools in a d...  Read Full »

What could be the root cause for constipation in a child?

Query: Hi doctor, For past 3-4 days my son aged 4 years weighing 18 kg with a height of 105 cm has been suffering from constipation. He goes for potty multiple times (5-6 times) but it seems the stool is hard and it comes out in very little amount. We are giving him fruit juices and water often and ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Patel

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. Constipation is a very common problem in children, it is mainly caused by stomach infection, worms in intestine and due to eating of food with less fiber. In my opinion, you should give syrup Looz (Lactulose) 5 mL three times a day for 3...  Read Full »

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