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De-addiction

De-addiction is a group of treatment options available for drug or alcohol addiction. It includes detoxification (time to clear the body), counseling, rehabilitation, and medication to treat substance-related complications like withdrawal symptoms.

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Why do I end with sexual chats about minors after taking Cocaine?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a very unusual problem and quite honestly, I am petrified of the reply. But, I feel I need to talk about it and get a professional outlook on what is going on in my head. I am ashamed to admit that for many years I have had on and off problem with cocaine. I suffer with low self e...  Read Full »


Dr. Roshan Bhad

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, there is no need to be ashamed of yourself. Cocaine addiction is a brain disorder and can be managed with appropriate behavioral and pharmacological interventions. Cocaine is a stimulant drug, which causes euphoria, hyperactivity, disinhibition, sexual arousal an...  Read Full »

How to help my husband to quit drinking alcohol?

Query: Hi doctor, My husband has been addicted to alcohol. He gives many reasons like he wished to become an IAS officer, but failed without support. He is good at work. He feels bored when there is no work. He is allergic to Insulin. He does not take any medicine. He needs help.  Read Full »


Dr. Pankaj Kumar Mittal

Answer: Hi doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not given much information regarding your husband's problem. First, I need to know about his education, occupation, history of marital adjustment, etc. Second, since how many years he is taking alcohol? How much amount he is taking? What happens when he le...  Read Full »

My 41-year-old husband has a habit of drinking alcohol. Is it safe to administer tablet Disulfiram and Naltrexone to help him overcome his addiction problem?

Query: Hello doctor,I am writing this query on behalf of my 41-year-old husband. He developed a habit of drinking at the age of 25, initially as occasional drinking. However, over the last two years, he has started drinking heavily, and it seems that alcohol has taken control of his life. His regular choic...  Read Full »


Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand both your concerns and those related to your husband's situation. It is possible that your husband is dealing with an alcohol use disorder, given his prolonged heavy alcohol consumption. It is crucial to avoid administering any medication to him without ...  Read Full »

What are my chances of lung cancer due to smoking for three years?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 17 years old and turning 16 this month. I have been smoking marijuana and cigarettes for nearly three years or maybe less. I have been feeling pressure or a bubble like feeling in my left lung. I have really bad anxiety when it comes to thinking that I have cancer. It paranoids me. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Lung cancer at your age is uncommon, especially considering that a duration of three years is not typically sufficient to lead to cancer, as prolonged exposure over decades is usually linked to such risks. Moreover, given that you've already undergone investigations t...  Read Full »

Do you have any recommendations on how to stop the drug Suboxone?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had about a six years dependency on the drug Suboxone. I do not abuse it, but I have tried several times to taper or wean. I have a white-collar high profile job and I really need to get this off to avoid problems in the future. Do you have any recommendations to get this off? I w...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Suboxone consists of Buprenorphine and Naloxone. Buprenorphine is a partial opioid agonist. The drug is given in order to replace opioids during opioid de-addiction. If not properly tapered and doses taken regularly, then the drug is known to cause significant dependence...  Read Full »

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