Ciprofloxacin

Ciprofloxacin is an antibiotic belonging the group fluoroquinolones. It is used to treat bacterial infections like pneumonia, typhoid, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, infectious diarrhea, skin infections, and joint infections.

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How long does a stye last?

Query: Hello doctor,At least a month ago, I had a stye on my eye. It appeared to be getting better but never went away completely. About three weeks ago, I called the doctor, and they gave me a prescription for antibiotic cream. I used it a few times, and then I misplaced it. I called them again about a we...  Read Full »


Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is an inflamed stye. I am prescribing you some medicines, please start them. Tablet Chymoral Forte twice a day. Tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice a day. Eye drop Fluorometholone plus Tobramycin three times. Eye ointment Chloramphenicol plus Dexamethasone at be...  Read Full »

Is scleritis a complication of retinal detachment surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had numerous eye operations over the last five months. It all started when an aggressive infection invaded my eye several days after a fairly routine trabeculectomy. I have been seeing a cornea specialist and a retina specialist on a regular basis since then. The ocular lens ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from scleritis. It is common in post retinal detachment surgery. I would advise the following medication: Moxifloxacin eye drops plus dexamethasone four times a day. Homatropine eye drops three times a day. Nepafenac eye drops three times a day. T...  Read Full »

What is the dosage of Pentasa for bowel problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a problem in my bowel since more than one month, so I had a colonoscopy with biopsy. The doctor informed me that I have mild inflammation and colitis. The doctor gave me two medications, Pentasa 500 and Tarivid 200. I used Pentasa 500 for three weeks, and I become recovered almo...  Read Full »


Dr. Klerida Shehu

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity).You have diverticulitis and mild colitis. That is why you should use antibiotics like Tarivid (Ofloxacin) 200 mg. Diverticulitis explains your symptoms like diarrhea and stomach pain.With r...  Read Full »

How to treat my baby presenting with sticky water oozing out from one eye?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby boy is 25 days old and he is having sticky water coming from one eye. His eyelids stick together and it is difficult for him to open the eyes.   Read Full »


Dr. M.l.kothari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be due to infection, conjunctivitis, wash the eyes with lukewarm water three to four times a day. You can use Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin) eye drops one drop three times a day for five days. Try to put in both the eyes and do not put Kajal.  Read Full »

Kindly advise medication for itchy penis and enlarged prostate.

Query: Hello doctor, My prostate was enlarged by 3 cm last month. Before the ultrasound, i.e., three months back, I felt wet and itchy on the top of the penis. So I went to the Urologist, and he prescribed antifungal lotion with a tablet. After the ultrasound, the Urologist advised Veltam-S for 10 - 15 day...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, I can understand that you have chronic prostatitis. You need long term antibiotics treatment. Preferably we need semen culture before starting the treatment, but since you do not have access as you are out of town, I will recommend you antibiotic s...  Read Full »

How to get rid of recurrent painful boils on the tip of the nose?

Query: Hello doctor,On the tip of my nose, there is a red spot with what seems to be a small hole. It irritates the nose area. And it has been about one year when I first experienced it. It is not so itchy but has some pain.  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Use Nadibact (Nadifloxacin) cream at night for 15 days. Take tablet Ciplox (Ciprofloxacin) 500 mg once a day after food for five days, tablet Emanzen D (Serratiopeptidase and Diclofenac Sodium) twice daily for three days (if painful), and tablet Levocetirizine 5 ...  Read Full »

How to get relief from swelling present after an injury in the right leg?

Query: Hi doctor, 10 days back, I met with an accident and got my right leg injured below the knee level. I have swelling in the right foot since then, which has decreased a bit, but still persists. Even the x-ray report of the leg and foot are normal. My doctor said that it might be due to infection cause...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Swelling without bony injury is very common, especially in the lower limb injuries. At times, splintage in the form of plaster of Paris slab is given for a few weeks. Infection usually does not occur in closed injuries unless there is decreased immunity or source of infec...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for recurrent Chlamydia infection.

Query: Hi doctor, I have chlamydia and I have been treated on four occasions. I have not had sex recently. I took all medicines as specified. The list of medicines and attempts as follows. First Azithromax 1g one dose, second Azithromax 2.5 g three doses, third Doxycycline 500 mg two times a day for 10 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are other options that can be used. I have a few questions for you if you would not mind answering them. Did you ever get culture and sensitivity testing of the recurrent chlamydia infection? Have you been treated for a gonorrhea at the same time? Are you pregn...  Read Full »

I have high fever and body ache. Please interpret my blood and urine test.

Query: Hi doctor, I have fever and severe body ache, headache and back pain. The body ache is present since five days and I have a fever from yesterday. My fever reached 103.8 degrees Fahrenheit and then got controlled by Paracetamol. Now, the minimum temperature goes around 101. I am a diabetic patient. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. Presence of high grade fever in a diabetic patient never should be taken lightly and there should be in person physician consultation without delay. As I can see there is a poor diabetic control and evidence of urinary tract...  Read Full »

Accidentally, I scratched the inner part of the eye. How long will it take to heal?

Query: Hi doctor,Last night, I was trying to pluck an eyelash that was poking into my eye, and accidentally scratched the most inner part of my eye. I believe it is called the lacrimal caruncle. There is a tiny scrape. It almost looks like a red scratch on the skin and so I know I scratched it a little. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, there are two eyelashes touching your white part of eye known as sclera. One medially and one laterally from upper lid. This is not normal. Did you get any eye infection in the past? Is it recurrent? How long have you been doing it that is the removal of eyelash? ...  Read Full »

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