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Why does the frequency of my stools increase with an increase in diet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20-year-old female. My height is 5 feet 2 inches, and my weight is 43 kg. When I increase my diet for weight gain, my frequency of stools increases from once to two to three times per day. Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Do you have any blood test or abdominal ultrasound scan reports? Are you taking any medicines? I suggest you exercise regularly and practice yoga and pranayama for better digestion. Also, include sprouts, dates, ...  Read Full »

Are anti-psychotic and anti-epileptic drugs responsible for my PCOS?

Query: Hi doctor,I have been having irregular periods, hormonal imbalance, severe acne, and extreme weight gain.I have a history of PCOS and I have been taking the tablet Lamotrigine and the tablet Serotia.I would like to know how to deal with this condition.  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. As you were previously diagnosed with PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), the symptoms you are experiencing now are of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) likely. PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) is dealt with medications but the most importan...  Read Full »

I am suffering from PCOD. Can I get pregnant naturally?

Query: Hi doctor, My height is 5'4", and my weight is 61 kilogram. My ovary is bulky with right ovary volume 11.5 cc and left ovary volume 11.2 cc. I am suffering from PCOD. I am under treatment for the past three months. Can I get pregnant naturally?  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. PCOD is a polycystic ovarian disease which causes an increase in testosterone levels in women with androgenic features and multiple small cysts in the ovaries. It is one of the most common reasons for the irregular menses, especially oligomenorrhoea. You have to be plac...  Read Full »

What causes burning feet with pain in knees and legs?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing severe pain in my knees, legs, and feet. And burning sensation in my feet for more than one year. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any other ailments like diabetes or hypothyroidism? Regards.  Read Full »

Which protein drink will help me gain weight without any problem with my health?

Query: Hi doctor,I have started workout at home recently. I have got a pair of dumbells, a resistance band, and a skipping rope. Kindly suggest some good protein powder (good brands) for building body and lean muscle mass and which is safe and healthy. I am a vegetarian. I am prone to acne. I came to know ...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. MB (muscle blaze), Trikut, One life, etc., are some of the brands that have been noted and used. Make sure that you buy these from a reputable shop and make sure their container is sealed often with a hologram and serial number. No, whey protein, if taken ...  Read Full »

Will forceful stopping of sexual activity cause low libido?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last one month, suddenly, my libido has decreased drastically. Two months back, I started doing some regular exercise, and that is why I forcibly tried to keep myself away from all those sexual content on the internet. At that time or before that, I was completely normal. But aft...  Read Full »

Dr. Raveendran S. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Low libido has many reasons: 1) Infections can be due to urine or prostate infection (can do urine complete an ultrasound pelvis to diagnose). 2) Diabetes or hypertension, make sure blood pressure and blood sugar are under control. If already on medication, share medi...  Read Full »

What would be the cause for a sudden increase of blood pressure within a year in a teenager?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 16-year-old physically fit male with a good diet. There is no family history of blood pressure problems and no known pre-existing conditions. Last year, my blood pressure was 100/68. However, today my blood pressure is 160/80. I am seeing a doctor this week, but I wonder if there ...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Measures to control BP (blood pressure) are: 1) Avoid smoking and other addictions. 2) Reduce salt intake in the diet. 3) Reduce fatty foods, junk foods, saturated fats. 4) Avoid stress and anxiety. 5) Do regular moderate-intensity exercise such as brisk walk for 3...  Read Full »

What are the foods that help in correcting prolactin and testosterone levels in a female?

Query: Hi doctor, I had many headaches and period disorders and have them twice a month and vaginal pain. And I never have been in a relationship. I once weighed 55 kilograms and later I added up to 63 kilograms. I have very high prolactin with 64.36 ng/mL, and my testosterone is 1.66 ng/dL. I also talked...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com The current medicine you are taking will help you, and for your current symptoms, medicine is perfect so kindly follow the same. And diet I recommend you to take more fruits such as papaya, banana, oranges and apples and green vegetables. All may be due to irregular peri...  Read Full »

Will taking Ayurveda medicine increase appetite in a slightly-built individual to gain weight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a slightly built child from childhood, so I want to gain weight. I want to take Liv 52 DS tablet to increase my appetite. So I want to know how to take this medicine and when to take it, for example after or before meal, morning or evening, one tablet or two tablets, etc. Kindly giv...  Read Full »

Dr. Manisha Raghunath Auradkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern regarding your appetite problem. The Liv 52 DS (Guduchi, Daruharidra, Mulak, Amalaki) tablet is not primarily used for improving appetite. Its main use is improving liver function or help to repair damages to the liver mostly associated ...  Read Full »

Is splinting sufficient for ulla bone fracture?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a fracture of the ulna bone and visited an orthopedician today. Because of the wounds on my knuckles, as you can see in the picture, the doctor could not cast it. Instead, a splint is put on it that I shall remove only for shower. Shall I take a shower with the splint? Will the...  Read Full »

Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You shall keep the splint on while you shower as reapplication is always a little tricky, and though you may succeed most of the time, it will be impractical if you are in a hurry. So cover it with a readymade waterproof cover with an elasticated mouth. After five weeks...  Read Full »

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