Dehydration

Dehydration is caused when your body loses more water than what you consume, like in cases of vomiting and diarrhea. It causes thirst, dry skin, and burning sensation on urination. In case of severe dehydration, immediate treatment is needed in the form of fluid replacement.

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I have clear white bumps in the corner of the mouth. What could they be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 24-year-old male. I have small clear white bumps in the corner of the mouth. It is not hurting. Some are very small. They are more than 20 in number. I am currently taking Vitamin D3 supplements and Iron supplements.   Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your query and understand you are worried about the lesions (bumps) on the corner of your lips. There are many reasons behind this kind of lesion. It is caused mainly by nutrients, dehydration, or a viral infection. The virus is named herpes, and it c...  Read Full »

Can blood cancer cause fatigue and sleep disturbacnces?

Query: Hi doctor, Why do I have extreme fatigue, pain, and tiredness? I could not sleep the whole night peacefully because of the pain in my body. I have attached my blood work. Do I have any blood cancer like lymphoma or non-Hodgkin lymphoma?   Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query and attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), my opinion is as follows: Your report is perfectly normal, and there is no sign of any autoimmune disease or cancer, including lymphomas. As the symptoms are non-specific, w...  Read Full »

I am not able to eat as I have a stomach ache and bloating. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, Last week, I took an Albendazole tablet for worms. This week, I had a burger. From yesterday, my stomach is upset. If I eat any food, my stomach begins to hurt. I am unable to eat anything, and this is causing me to feel bloated. My urine appears dark yellow and my lips are very dry. P...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This appears to be a case of acidity and gastritis, precipitated by oily and spicy food. You should avoid fatty, oily and spicy diet. Take a walk after your meal, instead of taking rest. Have multiple small meals instead of heavy meals. Have regular sleep habits and a...  Read Full »

My wife's muscles on the upper right ribs below the breast get pulled while moving. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife delivered a baby boy last month, which was a normal delivery. Whenever she moves, the muscles on the upper right ribs below the breast gets pulled. Also, she has a severe lower back ache, which is unbearable. Can you please suggest some medicines for it? For now, we are puttin...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The back pain post-delivery is mainly related to lack of calcium, inadequate rest, and poor hydration. Please see to it that you take calcium supplements and calcium-rich food. Take plenty of fluids. The back pain and catch in the ribs could also be related to faulty br...  Read Full »

Why do I have fever and low blood pressure after my COVID-19 vaccination?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 59-years-old, and I had my COVID vaccines. I am having an on and off fever for the last four days and having a temperature of 101.5 F. My blood pressure came down to 104/68 mmHg, and my pulse dropped down to 68 last night. Now it is 131/78 mmHg with a pulse of 94. My energy is ...  Read Full »


Dr. Utkarsh Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern, and I will help you with it. Do chills accompany fever? If yes, you should get a test for the malaria parasite. Fever affects your thirst center in the hypothalamus, and because of that, you do not realize when you get deh...  Read Full »

What causes dryness and itching of the glans?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a blood investigation recently, and I would like to ask for help interpreting my blood test report.Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. I have gone through your reports, and they are absolutely fine except few changes, which are minor to cause anything (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). There is slightly low MCH (m...  Read Full »

My 20-month-old daughter has vomiting and diarrhea from the afternoon. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, My 20 months old daughter did not pee last week for above 24 hours, the next day she did pee, but also vomited. On the same day, she was having a fever of 102 F, so we went to the pediatrician. He gave Vomitab, Calpol, and an antibiotic injection. From the past three days, the urine ou...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that this must be two different infections.  The reason why the child has not passed urine now is probably because of dehydration. It is advisable to give her 100 ml ORS (oral rehydration salts) with the passage of each loose stool for maintaining hydration. ...  Read Full »

What is the cause of having recurrent episodes of vomiting in my daughter?

Query: Hello doctor, Last year my daughter decided to go on an all vegetarian diet rather drastically. A few weeks later, she got ill with vomiting which lasted for approximately two weeks, so we made three visits to the urgent care, where she was treated for gastritis and dehydration. One month later, the...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have two theories here, but I would need a little more information if you would not mind sharing. Has she ever been tested for G6PD (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase) deficiency? During these episodes did she get a CBC (complete blood count) done? Was it compared t...  Read Full »

Should I worry if my red blood cell count is high?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old male in relatively good health. I am 5'9," and my weight is 165 pounds. My blood investigation report shows RBC level as 6.04 million/uL, hemoglobin as 17.7 g/dL, and hematocrit as 51.1. Thinking I was dehydrated, my hematologist told me to report the blood work aft...  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the report you attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). All the values of complete blood count (CBC) is within the range. The range of the standard values varies with laboratories, but what is essential is patient's value should be...  Read Full »

How to fasten recovery after overexerting myself in the gym?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17 year old male. Yesterday, I was at the gym, and I believe I over-exerted myself. I went swimming and played basketball. After 2 hours, I felt very faint. I was lightheaded and sweating profusely, had trouble with breathing and could not walk. I sat down for 30 minutes and wa...  Read Full »


Dr. Shinas Hussain A P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query, and I can understand your concerns. All the symptoms you have mentioned are suggestive of dehydration and hypotension caused by physical exhaustion. You do not need to worry regarding this as it will subside by itself with conservative m...  Read Full »

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