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 do I treat a recurrent Klebsiella infection?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female. I have been having a mucus infection since two years. Early last year, after a sputum culture test, it was found out that I suffer from a Klebsiella infection. I have been receiving Ceftriaxone injections thrice a month for the last six months and in each ca... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Klebsiella is a bacteria that affects people with low immunity and other diseases that reduce the body's immune system. It spreads mostly through contacts and not through the air. If you are repeatedly getting infected, either the bacteria is resistant or the... Read Full »
What is the remedy for gas trouble, stomach bloating 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
I have pain on palpation in the right side of my stomach despite taking gastric medicine. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from pain on the right side of my abdomen, from the past three days. It pains more when I press my abdomen. The pain is not very severe, and it comes and goes. I thought it is a gastric pain, so I took medicines for it. But, it did not help me get rid of the pain. Wh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are a few things we worry about in that particular area: Appendicitis: It does not seem to be an acute inflammation; otherwise, you should be in severe pain and unable to do anything. However, it may be chronic recurring appendicitis. Diverticulitis: It u... Read Full »
I have anal pain during bowel movement. Please suggest medications.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male working as a software professional. I have been facing a problem with anal pain during bowel movements and also feel the pain after the bowel movement for some time. I have been facing this problem for 10 days. Motion is normal. I have overcleaned the anal area... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. There are three possibilities on the basis of history alone as the cause of your symptoms. 1) Anal fissure. 2) Hemorrhoids. 3) Proctitis. The treatment is almost the same except for a severe anal fissure that is bleeding. I suggest you ... Read Full »
Is it safe for me to take the tablet Cifran CT for loose motions?
Query: Hello doctor,I have had loose motions for two days. I have been advised to take the tablet Cifran CT. Is it safe to take this type of antibiotic in loose motions? Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have diarrhea due to gastroenteritis. Cifran CT (Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole) is a suitable antibiotic for your condition. I suggest you take it twice daily for three days. Also, I suggest you take the tablet Loperamide 4 mg twice daily for three days. It will r... Read Full »
My wife has a burning sensation in her urethral opening. Is it due to UTI?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife has a burning sensation in her urethral opening. She was soaking in a bathtub, so we think soap is the culprit. The problem is we are abroad and have no access to any antibiotics. The symptoms started yesterday after a long walk, and her soaking in the bathtub was the day befo... Read Full »
Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This could be an inflammatory reaction from the soap or a urinary tract infection (UTI). It is difficult to differentiate clinically as symptoms are similar, but the allergy reduces in one day as she does not expose herself to the soap. UTI persists for a long time. ... Read Full »
I have papules and white spots on the left side of my urethral opening. Why?
Query: Hello doctor,I have had papules and white spots on the left side of my urethral opening. I am currently using Fudic and Mupirocin cream for the same, which is not effective. I read on the internet that Ciprofloxacin skin cream is effective for this condition.1. Can you please suggest which Ciproflox... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Ciprofloxacin skin creams are unstable, and they would not have any effects on the skin. I suggest you use Nadoxin gel (Nadifloxacin) as it works better than the Ciprofloxacin creams. You can consult your specialist doctor and take medications with their consent. As ... Read Full »
Why is there an unusual sense of something inside my urethra while urinating?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old male. I have problems in my private parts. Sometimes, I have slight numbness, slight pain in testis with coldness. But all this sensation does not last long. There is mild fever with tiredness and fatigue. Sometimes, I sense something inside my urethra while urinatin... Read Full »
Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the treatment is apt according to the drug sensitivity report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). The drug would have already started showing its effect by now that is within 48 hours after initiation if you have started. Kindly continue th... Read Full »
Kindly suggest 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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Please suggest loose motion tablet.
Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from loose motion since two days. Please suggest me medicines. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get a stool microscopy and stool culture test done at the earliest. If diarrhea is uncontrolled, I suggest you take a dose of Loperamide 2 mg and Probiotics (contains lactobacillus) like Bifilac, twice a day, till diarrhea improves. Also take a Ciprofloxacin... Read Full »