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Chymotrypsin

Chymotrypsin is an enzyme produced by the pancreas which is used in the small intestine to help digest proteins. The enzyme is also used to help make medicines. Chymotrypsin is also used to reduce redness and swelling caused by surgery or infection and help promote wound healing and tissue repair, aids digestion and help loosen phlegm in individuals who have asthma, bronchitis, or sinus infections. However, Chymotrypsin may cause allergic reactions in some people, causing itching, shortness of breath, or loss of consciousness.

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I have an MCL tear, and the swelling persists. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I tore my MCL last week and the ER doctor told me to stay off of it for at least three days. I did so, starting to use it three days later for about three hours. The swelling my foot has encountered since then has been extreme. If I elevate and do not use it for four to six hours, the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In general, an MCL (medial collateral ligament) tear, even it was small, requires at least one to two months of rest if you do not bear any weight on the injured leg. If the injury was small, it heals without any requirement for surgery. If the tear was large enough to...  Read Full »

I got a hit on my lips that resulted in a scar. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I was hit by a leather ball two months ago, and because of that, a hard scar has formed on my lip. It spoils my smile. Swelling is also there. I am currently on Hexilak Gel. How else can I be treated?  Read Full »


Dr. Manish Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It takes at least one year for the scar to mature. Until then, the scar will be hard, and it undergoes various stages. The treatment is good. Kindly provide images for further care.   Read Full »

Is surgery required for a swollen and painful toe?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has swelling and pain on her toe (pictures attached). Sometimes, blood and pus also secrete from it. Can you please suggest what we should do? Can this be healed through medicine? Please advise the medicine we should use. Does she require any surgery? Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Datta Ram. U.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Does she have any comorbidities like diabetes? Does she have a fever too? It looks like a condition called paronychia or periungual abscess, an infection of the nail fold and bed. It needs th...  Read Full »

Can Chymoral forte be taken during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it safe to take Chymoral Forte once daily for three days in pregnancy?  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chymoral forte (Trypsin-Chymotrypsin) does not have very much research data in pregnancy but it should be avoided in pregnancy as it could be fibrinolytic. It is an anti-inflammatory used to treat pain and inflammation and to have a speedy recovery. It can give side eff...  Read Full »

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