Etoricoxib

Etoricoxib belongs to the family of COX-2 selective NSAIDs, which is a selective inhibitor of the Cyclooxygenase-2 enzyme, responsible for pain and inflammation. It is advised to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and back pain. Common side effects include diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, nausea, flatulence, fatigue, peripheral edema, hypertension, breathing difficulty, etc.

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My knee soreness because of mountain biking has worsen after the Hyaluronic injection. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I started mountain biking for hours per day. My knees started getting a little irritated, so I stopped. My knees hurt when I sit in a chair or biking. I tried resting them, but they just got worse. They got better when I tried physical therapy for a few months by increasing my knees...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for the query.I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from a knee sore. There is no x-ray or MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) attached. Your attachments contain the history of your present suffering that has already been...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the pain in my left breast and ribs?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had pain in the left breast, under the left ribs, and in the lower back region for the past three months. There is a swelling in the left rib region. I also have a consistent cough and cold. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Your reports are suggestive of costochondritis, which means that your ribs on the left side are inflamed. So, I suggest you take anti-inflammatory drugs as the first line of treatment. Also, I would suggest you do a...  Read Full »

I am having pain in my right lower back during bending and sitting. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 29-year-old female. My height is 159 cm, and my weight is 84 kg. I am having problems with my lower right back, especially when l bend or sit down. I do not feel any pain during walking, running, or even standing. I am having this issue for the past two months.Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I can understand your concern. Such pain can be due to being overweight. Excess weight can increase the pressure on your lower back and causes pain. So, I would suggest you do weight reduction exercises and exercises for the lower back. Alon...  Read Full »

I got knee pain after an injury. How to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. My left shoulder has been having a tingling sensation, which starts when I use the laptop for typing or playing games. I have been having this symptom for more than half a year, this tingling sensation starts when I am just sitting down. It does not hurt, but it...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This tingling pain over the shoulder can be due to the cervical spine nerve irritation or nowadays it is a new symptom affecting many young people using electrical gadgets. The knee pain can be an injury to ligaments or just a contusion. I suggest you try do...  Read Full »

Is my thigh numbness due to low blood circulation?

Query: Hi doctor, I have numbness in my left thigh. I have attached the region in the photograph. The red area is high in numbness and has very less sense. Only a nail or scratch can feel there. Other, green areas have mild numbness. When I sit for a long time, it worsens without pain. Sometimes, I feel th...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This either can be due to pain radiating from the spine or it can be meralgia paresthetica (pain or numbness in outer thigh due to external nerve compression). This leads to numbness over the anterolateral aspect of thigh as you have it (attachment removed to protect pa...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment plan based on my MRI report.

Query: Hi doctor, My MRI report is as follows. Diffuse marrow edema involving scaphoid bone with a thin layer of fluid within adjacent dorsal intercarpal joint space. No obvious cortical break seen at present. Articular surfaces around wrist shows intact cortices with normal marrow intensity. Please explai...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suppose that this marrow edema is due to an injury. Since there is no fracture, there is nothing to worry about. All you need to do is to wear a wrist brace along with a thumb spica for support for six weeks. You need to wear the wrist brace all day and night and can b...  Read Full »

Shall I take Arcoxia to help my pain in hand due to Carpal Tunnel syndrome?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old female. I was diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel syndrome last year but the pain started before that. At that time my hand only hurt when it was bent to a certain position, and it hurts when I am on my fours or when push-up position. It did not hurt when my hand was squee...  Read Full »


Dr. Md Rajja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please take the pain killer Etoricoxib only if you feel pain. Try to apply a wrist support belt. It will help your wrist to keep in position.  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for painful bleeding piles.

Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from bleeding piles with pain. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Deep Dutta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to take a sitz bath twice daily. I suggest you apply Faktu ointment (Cinchocaine and Policresulen) twice daily for anal pain. Also, I suggest Naturolax powder (Psyllium) four tablespoons twice daily in a glass of water to keep your stool soft. Consult your docto...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for a tear in the knee joint?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a small tear in the knee joint, but the doctor advised me for arthroscopy. How to manage this problem? Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are telling me about a meniscal tear in the knee joint, then a grade 1 and grade 2 tears of the meniscus can be managed with physiotherapy alone. Grade 3 tear will require an arthroscopic trimming of the meniscus or else your pain and swelling will keep coming back...  Read Full »

What causes sudden knee pain?

Query: Hi doctor,My wife is suffering from left knee pain. While walking, she drags her left leg. But, she can fold her knee normally. It started a few months ago without any cause. What is it?  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to check out the x-ray of knee. There may be a possibility of osteoarthritis. Your treatment will depend on the x-ray report. Revert back with the knee x-ray to an internal medicine physician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medi...  Read Full »

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