Diltiazem is a drug that belongs to the group calcium channel blockers. It is used to treat angina, which is a type of chest pain. Angina occurs when the muscles in the heart do not get enough oxygen. It improves the blood flow to the heart by relaxing the blood vessel.

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How to treat thrombosed piles?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from thrombosed piles since two years. Initially, it took a week to subside. I showed it to doctor, who has conducted a physical examination and he had diagnosed it as thrombosed piles. Before 11 months, when I was exercising in gym, I again suffered from thrombosed ...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and can understand your health concern. Thrombosed piles can be a cause of your pain and bleeding, but the other causes need to be ruled out. In my opinion, you should consult a surgeon, so that your proper examination and intervention could...  Read Full »

What causes fleshy growth outside anus?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old female with no past medical history. I experienced constipation for some days, and I saw blood in my stools. I found this small fleshy growth on the anus, which hurts after passing motion. The pain ceases after a few hours. This fleshy growth retracts inside when I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It shows old hemorrhoids called as skin tags. This picture, along with the pain that you are describing is suggestive of anal fissure. This is a tear in the wall of the anus, at the bas...  Read Full »

Can Melatonin be taken with Diltiazem?

Query: I am 67. I take 120 mg Diltiazem twice daily. It was originally given to me because undiagnosed sleep apnea had caused "borderline hypertrophy of the heart" I now also take it because I have a tachycardia once or twice a year. It was not given to me for high blood pressure. When a doctor takes ...  Read Full »

Dr. Artur Holubka

General Practitioner, Family Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hello! First, I have to understand why you are taking tetsosterone. Diltiazem is not in those doses that would cause any serious disturbance. Melatonin, on the other hand, can actually interfere with testosterone production. But back again, why do you drink it? Mlatonin deficiency initiates or ...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for anal fissure?

Query: i have pain while passing stool and also blood with it sum time spots and some time much more, and i have physical exam to a doctor, who said it is not piles, it is anal fissure then i ask whtat is this he said in simple words its a cut. he suggest me gtn 0.2% and brixin tab if there is no relief ...  Read Full »

Dr. Lalit Bansal

General Surgeon

Answer: hello I will definitely help u regarding your problem anal fissure is a cut in the anal pessage due to hard stools it may present with pain and bleeding in 99 percent cases surgery not required but proper medicines and prevention is necessary here I will advise you complete treatment only one gel an...  Read Full »

How to get rid of external piles?

Query: i have blood in my stool but no pain . I m suffering from externally piles. But there is no itching nd pain in that.. Almost from a week blood is regularly going through out stool...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. The external hemorrhoids can cause bleeing and pain when they are enlarged or secondrary to constipation which produces an abnormal pressure over anus causing swelling of piles. The definite therapy is surgery, however if certain lifestyle modification are employe...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for pain in anus and blood loss.

Query: Having pain in anus as well as difficulty while passing stools. huge anount of blood loss.   Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. First of all try to reduce your weight. At most times, it is the obesity which has been causing problems. The bleeding while passing stools can be secondary to anal fissure, hemorrhoids, rectal ulcer due to difficult defecation. For better clarification and confirm...  Read Full »

Are systemic hypertension and high BP the same?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 45 year old male. My weight is 96 kg and my height is 184 cm. My symptoms are breathlessness on exertion, neck constriction while walking, as well as on and off chest pain in the mornings that are unconnected with exertion. I am also suffering from severe sleep apnea. I had TMT pos...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am really thankful for your kind comments. You have always been so nice and a health conscious person. I want to assure you do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health conc...  Read Full »

Is surgery necessary for treating anal fissure?

Query: Hello doctor, Four years back, I got constipation for two days and due to that I had some mass near my anal opening, but it does not cause any pain or bleeding while defecation. Doctor told it is a sentinel and no treatment is required. Now two years back I had an anal fissure. It got healed but re...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif M

General Surgeon, Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The sentinel pile mass you have is due to an underlying chronic fissure. The issues with fissure are usually aggravated by constipation. The main factor to avoid fissure is to avoid constipation or hard stools or even straining at stools. When you have a chronic fissure...  Read Full »

Please review my ECG report and advice.

Query: Hello doctor, Please review my ECG report. I am on Diltiazem.  Read Full »

Dr. Isaac Gana


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The report on your ECG (electrocardiography) states that (attachment removed to protect patient identity) there is a presence of nonspecific intraventricular conduction delay. Some of the causes of this disorder are amyloidosis, cardiomyopathy, and electrolyte imbala...  Read Full »

Is it safe to take Telma 40 and Dilzem tablets together?

Query: Hello doctor, My father recently underwent an operation on his right leg, that is, PFN. After the operation was performed, an echo was done on the 16th of last month. The echo pressure is 75 mmHg and RA-RV were dilated. So, the doctor suggested the following medicines: Dilzem SR twice a day. Lexi...  Read Full »

Dr. Vivek Pillai


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the description of your father's echo findings over the last two months, it appears that he suffered a clot in the pulmonary arteries after his leg operation. The good news is that the treatment was ideal and he has responded well given his RA-RV are normal and pr...  Read Full »

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