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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 Sr

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 Auradkar 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 »

Can cervical stenosis be reversed?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 30-year-old. I have mild cervical stenosis with a disc bulge at C3, C4, C5, and C6. The spine diameter are C3 - 9 mm, C4 - 9 mm, and C5 - 8 mm. Is this a permanent problem, or can it be resolved with physiotherapy and exercise? Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The disc degeneration and bulges happen as a process of wear and tear in the body, which is an ongoing process and happens in everyone. But some develop symptoms like pain or stiffness, which are usually due to local muscle spasm or ligament stretching or due to pres...  Read Full »

What causes the heart to skip a beat in an healthy individual?

Query: Hello doctor, I sometimes feel like my heart has skipped a beat. It happens suddenly and goes away in a second like a beat is mismatched. It only happens once or twice in two to three days or a day. So it is not persistent. I am not obese. I neither smoke nor drink. I have been facing this since I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your concern and would like to explain that those skipped beats may be exacerbated by anxiety. Coming to this point, I would recommend finding effective measures to control anxiety. Activities like cycling, swimming, yoga could be helpful ...  Read Full »

Will sleeping late for eight to nine years cause insomnia?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 27-year-old male. I have difficulty getting sleep. I used to sleep very late for the last eight to nine years, around 3 to 4 AM. But for the last one year, I have difficulty in getting sleep at night. I only find it tough in the initiation of sleep. Please help me.  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your situation. It would help if you tried to follow the below guidelines to deal with it: 1) You should do exercises daily for 30 to 45 minutes, like going for a walk. 2) You should do meditation for 20 minutes daily. Just sit in one place in a comfo...  Read Full »

Will the FODMAP diet cause full-body aches during the night?

Query: Hi doctor, My body hurts at night when I try to sleep. It hurts whether I have had any exercise or not. Even when I do exercise, it probably is not sufficient. Tylenol usually helps. I have digestive issues and am trying the FODMAP diet (for the past week), but I cannot tell if it is helping yet. I...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. First of all, I would suggest you send me your blood reports, and I will go through them once and let you know. Another thing is such weakness is due to Vitamin deficiencies such as B12 or D3. So have to test these two, and then treatment can ...  Read Full »

What are the multifaceted approaches for managing blood glucose levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 56-year-old male and I am diabetic for the past 11 years. I am working as an official in the coal mining industry. My glucose level is 180 mg/dL in fasting, and postprandial varies typically between 190 to 250 mg/dL. I usually take tablet Ajaduo 10 mg/5 mg daily in the morning, ta...  Read Full »

Dr. Satyajit Jalinder Pawar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. As recommended by ADA (American diabetes association), in an otherwise healthy diabetic patient, the target blood sugars are 80 to 130 mg/dL in FBS (fasting blood sugar. It should be less than 180 mg/dL for PLBS (post-prandial blood s...  Read Full »

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