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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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 »

What is raw water and how is it different from other types of water?

Query: Hello doctor, What is raw water and how is it different from the tap, spring, and other types of water? What are the perceived benefits and dangers of drinking raw water? When did this fad start? Have you ever seen a patient getting sick by drinking raw water?  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Raw water consumption has become quite a thing recently, particularly in certain parts of the united states and among people depending on or advocating alternative or herbal medicine. It is unprocessed and totally natural water so it is high in salt contents and other c...  Read Full »

Can a kidney stone cause pain during pee?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old. I have a kidney stone of 5 mm in my right kidney. When I had stomach pain, I consulted a doctor before three weeks. He gave some medicines. Since from morning, I have increased pain during pee. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may have sudden pain due to the passage of kidney stone from the kidney to the ureter. It also causes difficulty in passing urine. A kidney stone of 5 mm can move out soon by 90 %. Drink a lot of fluids and continue the medication prescribed by your doctor. If the p...  Read Full »

Please explain the abnormal factors in my sister's health report.

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 35 years old. She feels tired and weak. So, she went through a preventive health checkup and the following parameters are shown as not normal in her report. Regarding her medication, she takes 100 mg thyroid tablet daily. I have attached her report. Please let me know if ther...  Read Full »

Dr. Rahul Ramakrishnan

General Practitioner, Family Physician, Preventive Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history that you have provided for your sister it looks like she is having hypothyroidism. This requires medication such as Thyroxine as she is already taking. Tiredness and weakness are the symptoms of this thyroid disorder and dosage should be monitore...  Read Full »

Why is my wife getting recurrent typhoid and UTI infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am asking questions on behalf of my wife. She is breastfeeding and we have a baby aged 3 months. Every 2-4 months she keeps getting typhoid and UTI infection. Recently, she had fever, pain in hands and legs. For the third time she has been diagnosed with typhoid and widal test repor...  Read Full »

Dr. Neeru Bharadwaj

Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the detailed symptoms you have told about your wife. I have checked her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). As she is having tendency towards typhoid more, try to keep a check on her dietary lifestyle also along with other measures you ...  Read Full »

Please suggest the home remedies to get rid of constipation.

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 16 years old. He is suffering from constipation. What are the home remedies used to get rid of it?  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tell him to drink plenty of water daily. Give him more fibrous diet like fruits such as papaya, vegetables such as radish, and whole grains. Avoid taking excessive caffeinated drinks like tea, coffee, and cold beverages. Give him Triphala powder two teaspoons at bedtime...  Read Full »

My left elbow had a few changes in skin color. Does it indicate a skin disease?

Query: Hi doctor, Before 20 days ago, I noticed an appearance of white skin on my left elbow. I thought it was due to change of weather. My left elbow had few changes in skin color when compared to the right elbow. My body is weak and lean. I have attached the picture to you. Is this a skin disease or not...  Read Full »

Dr. Suneetha B S

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Microbiologist, Nutritionist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It does not look like a severe problem. So there is no need to worry. There are drying and flaky scaling of the skin in the elbow area. It is a simple pro...  Read Full »

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