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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Can an earbud cause damage to my ears?

Query: Hi doctor, I have intense pain in my left ear for last two days. The pain started after using an earbud. I could sense pain in the lymph nodes behind my left ear and left jaw. I took tablet Dolo for pain. I do not have diabetes. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is absolutely nothing that you need to worry about as this is a common entity that we daily encounter. There are two possibilities in your case; 1) Recurrent fungal infection called otomycosis. 2) Recurrent infection of the hair follicle in the outer ear known ...  Read Full »

What is the possibility of UTI in males?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old male. Two months ago, I had discomfort under the right testicle. I ignored it as it was not much painful. I went to my physician, and I had a urine test. It came back with white and red blood cells. The doctor said that I have a urinary infection, and he gave me Cip...  Read Full »


Dr. Praveen Pushkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is no reason that since you are male and not involved in sex, you cannot have UTI (urinary tract infection). The bacteria can transmit from anywhere, like if you have constipation or when you are dehydrated, or your blood sugar level is high. UTI is less common i...  Read Full »

What should I do if my swollen and blocked ear does not respond to Amoxicillin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an ear infection, and my ear is swollen and blocked. I have prescribed Amoxicillin for one week, but it did not work. I could not consult a doctor in person because of the pandemic. What should I do now? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com Thanks for the briefing regarding the problem in concern. I had a detailed look at the picture you have sent (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). There are two possibilities in your case. 1) Fungal infection involving the middle ear ...  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 »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

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 usually o...  Read Full »

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 »

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