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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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What is the possible condition that can cause burning sensation during urination?

Query: Hello doctor, Recently I have been having burning with urination and just burning in my urethra in general, sometimes even when I am not urinating. A month ago I went to the doctor's office with UTI symptoms and blood in my urine and was told I did in fact have a bladder infection and was given Ci...  Read Full »

Dr. Gopinath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to From the symptoms, I feel you have a urinary tract infection. Since a course of antibiotics is given already you need a urine culture test and ultrasound abdomen. Culture-specific antibiotic has to be given. If a culture shows no growth it may be due to a condition ...  Read Full »

Why do I have to manually press behind by testes to completely empty the urinary tract?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40-year-old male. My height is 5 feet 11 inches, and my weight is 220 lbs (pounds). I have a urinary problem that started two to three years ago and has become more noticeable over the last one to two years. I have to press behind the testes to empty the urinary tract manually. ...  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for consulting us. You have chronic prostatitis, an inflammation of the prostate gland. I suggest you take capsule Tamsulosin 0.4 mg (Tamsulosin Hydrochloride) one capsule before bed for a month, and tablet Ciprofloxacin 500 mg (Ciprofloxacin 212.6 mg, and ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from pain in my lower abdomen. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female aged 50. I have awful pain in the lower abdomen for four days. I have a pain in the right arm and the left side of lower abdomen. My abdomen is bloated and sore. My bowels are moving. I gave up Seroquel a few weeks ago. I have IBS and diverticulitis.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. You have underlying IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), diverticulitis and you are possibly in perimenopausal period. Your predominant complaint is left lower abdominal pain which could either be because of diverticulitis or due to a kidney st...  Read Full »

Why is my cornea tender after being treated for a minor inflammation?

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 has...  Read Full »

Dr. Shachi Dwivedi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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. That w...  Read Full »

I accidentally scratched the inner part of my eye. Please help.

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 Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

I have a cyst forming after Bartholin gland removal. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I recently had a Bartholin's abscess which drained and burst on its own. However, ever since then, I have a small sac filled with pus that continuously fills and drains. I then started to develop a cyst on the same spot. I went to a gynecologist and then got my Bartholin gland removed. No...  Read Full »

Dr. Meenakshi Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to If the gland is removed completely with the sac, then this should not recur. I think that it is not removed completely. I suggest you take capsule Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice a day for five days, tablet Ibuprofen 400 mg thrice a day for five days, and Mag Mag ointm...  Read Full »

There is a constant irritation and sticky tendency in the eyes. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, The patient is suffering from irritation in eyes for many days. It seems that some pollen is annoying and she rubs her eyes to remove it. She washes with water and uses rose water and Ciprofloxacin eye drops in her eyes. But she is not getting relief. Now her eyes have sticking tenden...  Read Full »

Dr. Manjunath Natarajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Pollen has a notorious tendency to cause allergic conjunctivitis. The predominant symptom in allergic conjunctivitis is eye rubbing. When the patients rub their eyes, whatever dust or germs are there on their fingers go into their eyes. Thus setting up an infection. ...  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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 tra...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a remedy for bloating, gas, and loose stools.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 43-year-old woman with symptoms of gas, major stomach bloating and loose stools for the past three days. I started to take Azee 500 two days ago because that is what I had at home but it has not resolved yet. Please help me. Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have acute gastroenteritis and Azee (Azithromycin) will not help. You need to start Ciprofloxacin Tinidazole (Ciplox TZ) combination in morning and evening for three days and PPI (proton pump inhibitor) like Pantop-D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone) before breakfas...  Read Full »

Please tell me the medicines for piles and blood in stools.

Query: Hello doctor,I am having blood in my stools, and I have piles. I also have pain in passing the stools. Can you suggest some medicine?  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would suggest the following to manage your painful piles. I suggest you start the following: 1. Antibiotics, preferably Ciplox TZ (Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole) tablet twice daily. 2. Tablet Lyser DP (Diclofenac, Serratiopeptidase, and Paracetamol) twice daily...  Read Full »

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