Healthy Hygiene

Maintaining good personal hygiene is crucial as your body can be ideal for the growth and proliferation of disease-causing organisms if not appropriately maintained. Healthy hygiene includes washing your hands and body every day or as soon as it gets dirty, brushing twice daily, washing your scalp and hair at least once a week, washing your clothes and changing them every day, etc.

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Even after treatment, why is my fungal infection not getting resolved?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a fungal infection in my groin area and even after taking the medication the problem was persistent. The doctor has advised checking diabetes and thyroid. I would like to have a master health checkup including the tests the doctor has suggested. What all should I consider? I am 2...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Master health checkup is better to perform but not absolutely necessary at your age. Fungal infections in the groin area not responding to treatment require an immunosuppressive state to be ruled out. Firstly, if you are on any immunosuppressive drugs, then stop them. The...  Read Full »

What is the reason to have a protein shake after doing a workout?

Query: Hi doctor, So often, we do things that we know to be healthy but are not aware of the reason. I am looking at the specific items such as drinking protein shakes after a workout, doing 10 to 12 repetitions in strength training, stretching before a run, avoiding food before a workout and eating the ra...  Read Full »


Dr. Shakti Mishra

Fitness Expert, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist, Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, very often we follow the necessary safe and healthy things that should be observed in our day-to-day life, but many people are not aware of the reason of these lifestyle changes. They simply know that it is good to follow but are not aware of the reason to follow. Ma...  Read Full »

Recently, I notice a strong smell in my vaginal discharge. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, From my last period, I notice a strong smell along with a change in the color of my discharge. It seems to be abnormal. I have discharge almost every day between the periods. It occurs most often during ovulation. I am taking Nicaprin tablet twice daily as prescribed by the dermatologist...  Read Full »


Dr. Manisha Auradkar Raghunath Auradkar

General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. First of all, I would like to know few things. Please mention whether you have regular periods and the discharge is present during your periods or on other days. Please mention your last menstrual phase. There are different reasons for having ...  Read Full »

I have an uncomfortable feeling with pain on one side of the vulva. Can I have vaginal pimple?

Query: Hi doctor,Yesterday I had a bit of pain and an uncomfortable feeling on one side of my vulva, but I ignored it as it was minor. Today the pain got stronger and I noticed a lump in the size of a pea. There is a small white point in the middle and so I guessed it as a vaginal pimple. Now it hurts a lo...  Read Full »


Dr. Reetika Joshi

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. From your explanation, it appears to be a pimple. Please mention whether you have done shaving of the private area recently, or used any new underwear or washing soap. Kindly send a picture of it and it helps for...  Read Full »

Are the blisters in the neck and buttock suggest a chlamydia infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39-year-old male. I had a body to body massage with a girl before three years and I had a chlamydia infection. I had some blisters near my bladder and I took antibiotics Azithromycin 1 g, Cefixime 400 mg, and Doxycycline 100 mg twice a day for 14 days. I took these medicines under ...  Read Full »


Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti

Community Medicine Physician, Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Preventive Medicine Physician, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The boils in the buttocks or neck appear due to folliculitis. Avoid friction or irritation or applying pressure in these areas. Avoid trimming the hair too short. Clean the area gently with warm water. You can try using topical antibiotic creams like Fucidin (Fusidic ac...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ayurvedic remedies for UTI.

Query: Hi doctor, My 1.7 months old baby was affected by urine infection twice in the last 10 months. So, the doctor suggested an MCU test and DMSA. In MCU, it was detected that she had grade 5 reflux on right side and grade 4 on the left. In DMSA, it was detected that she had multiple scars on the right s...  Read Full »


Dr. Santhosh M D

Ayurveda Specialist, Yoga Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I advise you to follow your allopathic prescription for the time being. It is not a good idea to stop those medications. I can suggest some of the home remedies without any side effect. In the due course of time, it will help to regain the strength and vitality of the ur...  Read Full »

What causes pins and needles sensation in the face?

Query: Hi doctor, A month ago, when I woke up in the morning, I felt pins and needles above my eyebrows and nose. I had an MRI and no tumors were detected. I think the nerve may have been attacked by a virus. It cleared up completely within six weeks, except the nose and it still tingles at bridge when I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you rightly observed, the abnormal sensations could have been because of viral effect on the nerve. It is the ophthalmic division of the fifth cranial nerve (eye division of trigeminal nerve), which supplies the face above the tip of the nose. The virus may be one of t...  Read Full »

How to aid healing of ear perforation?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a perforated right ear for more than two years. I do not want surgery. Also antibiotics did not work. What are the best steps to be taken?  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan N

Allergy Specialist, General Practitioner, ENT Otolaryngologist, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. An ear perforation (ruptured eardrum) can be safe or unsafe. An unsafe perforation has to be operated otherwise life is in danger. A safe perforation can be left unoperated and yet tried to achieve closure. If small perforation then body can heal it and close it if free o...  Read Full »

My buttock stinks badly. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male. My buttock always stinks badly. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

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

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

What is the treatment for pubic lice?

Query: Hello doctor, I am facing problem of pubic lice. Please provide effective cream and lotion for it. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Best treatment for pubic lice (crab louse) is to apply Permethrin lotion (Nix) to be applied over the affected area for overnight and to wash it the next morning. Continue the same for seven days. Revert back after seven days to an internal medici...  Read Full »

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