Drinking Water

Drinking water refers to pure and clean water that is used for drinking and cooking. Nearly 70 % of our body is made of water and it is important to drink optimum level everyday to keep the organs functioning healthily. Taking less water can cause dehydration.

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My mother has fever, lower stomach pain, vomiting and cold. Does she have UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is having lower stomach pain, vomiting, fever, feeling cold, and not feeling hungry. She took Aciloc 150 and Mucaine gel in the afternoon. After that, she took Sompraz D 40 before having dinner. She took a rice meal at dinner and she vomited it. Then she was given Pantoprazole ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your mother can have a urinary tract infection (UTI) and it needs to be evaluated. Lower abdominal pain, fever, and decreased appetite can be due to symptoms of UTI. Kindly do a urine routine and if it shows the presence of pus cells or bacteria, then she needs to take ...  Read Full »

Why am I gaining abnormal weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am not losing weight even after controlling to eat my food and I do regular exercise. I walk for four kilometers in the morning and play badminton for an hour every evening. I am eating at the proper time with the right quantity. I have not loosed even a kilogram in a month. Before fol...  Read Full »


Dr. J N Naidu

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate you for following these steps. It helps to decrease your fat and increase your muscle strength and stamina. It will also help to improve your immunity. Exercise produces neurohormones and it results in a sense of well-being. Try to eat more boiled vegetable...  Read Full »

How to boost metabolism naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, Why is it important to boost metabolism naturally? Are there any foods that can boost metabolism? If so, how often should they be eaten and how should they be prepared? Are there any herbal supplements to boost metabolism? What are some of the common misconceptions of boosting metaboli...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Read Full »

Why do I have lightheadedness and pain behind the eyes?

Query: Hi doctor, From time to time, I get a weird lightheaded sensation. I feel such weird sensation while reading, looking at my cell phone, watching television or driving at night. For a moment, I feel as though I may pass out. But, I do not pass out and it goes away quickly. Sometimes, it happens a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The most likely reasons for such episodes are likely to be hypoglycemia or hypotension. Both can manifest with similar presentations with mild dizziness followed by headaches. It is necessary that you should get your blood sugar levels and your blood pressure levels du...  Read Full »

How to lose upper belly fat?

Query: I need to lose 7 kgs. My main concern is to lose upper body fat especially belly fat. I want to know some at home exercise and very normal diet plan. I have gained weight and I want to get my previous weight soon. I have not taken medications for this problem. All the lab tests was found to be norma...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: You cannot lose fat only from one part of the body but help one part lose more than the rest You need a regular exercise plan which should be done 45-60 minn a day 5-6 days a week This should include both aerobic and weight training. Aim to burn more calories than you consume. Keep you calorie in...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to give more water for a cancer patient with low sodium?

Query: Hi doctor, My dad has been diagnosed with aggressive mesothelioma cancer. He is very frail and on leaving the hospital, he suffered with low sodium. He constantly asks for water and I am not sure whether we are giving him enough to drink or giving him too much. His urine output is usually from 500 m...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Patodiya

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Oncologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The water he drinks will not affect the drain output until and unless the heart failure component is there. However, when sodium is low we usually restrict water intake depending on the cause of less sodium. Has he received chemotherapy? Sodium could be lowe...  Read Full »

Why does my sperm stinks?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old man. I have thick sperm that stinks and my saliva is also lumpy and stinks really bad. This has been like this for a few years now. I have gone to the sexual health clinic and had urine and blood test. It showed up nothing and came back clear. I also think that it ma...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think that it is not a disease. It is just a variation to have this thick saliva and sperm. It does not look like any infectious condition. Everyone's semen coagulate and smells bad once it comes in contact with air. I think it may be your increase awareness and conce...  Read Full »

Why am I losing weight and always feel hungry?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 63 years old. My height is 6 feet, and I weigh 165 lbs. Overall I have maintained good health with stable CAD, chronic sinusitis and very fit. My recent stress echo shows excellent exercise tolerance and no blood flow blockage in coronary arteries. I have been taking these medication...  Read Full »


Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda

Geriatrician, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based on your query and attached reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity) my opinion is as follows: Based on your reports, there is no abnormality. No signs of any lymphoma or leukemia. Weight loss of 2 kg over 3 months is normal. Dehydration can caus...  Read Full »

Is there any method available to make drinking water disease-free?

Query: Hello doctor, My kids are getting cold and fever because of tank water. Is there anything available so that we can put inside the tank to avoid disease?  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Use tank water after boiling. Give your children lukewarm water for drinking not cold water. Give them steam of plain water two to three times a day whenever they get cold. Strengthen their immunity. You can give them one teaspoon of Chyawanpras...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to drink water after a C-section?

Query: Hi doctor, Are we allowed to drink water after a cesarean section? If not, what happens to the body if you drink water?  Read Full »


Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your concern. Water is not prohibited after C-section. However, drinking water or any fluids is delayed right after CS because you are expected to lie down flat on the bed at least eight hours after the operation to avoid post anesthesia side effect of a sp...  Read Full »

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