Hemoglobin (Hb) is the protein found in the red blood cells, which are red cells found in the blood. Hemoglobin carries oxygen from the heart to other tissues and brings carbon dioxide from other tissues back to the heart.

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How to get rid of stomach worms?

Query: Hello doctor, My child is 6.5 years old. Recently, a worm came out of her mouth alive of about 5 to 8 cm long without vomit. Doctor gave her Bandy plus and told to repeat the dosage after 14 days. Please suggest whether it is a tapeworm. What are the investigations you would like to suggest for her...  Read Full »

Dr. Sirisha


Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Worms in tummy are quite common in children. Please give the medication as directed by your doctor. Most of the times it gets resolved. But, if it is persisting, then we may have to repeat the course or give alternate medicine. There are many kinds of worms and it woul...  Read Full »

What does hemoglobin level of 8.9 in a 13-month-old kid indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, My 13-month-old baby has neutrophils 23, lymphocytes 73, WBC 6100, and hemoglobin level is 8.9. Is there any worry?  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. Following is my opinion for your asked question regarding CBC (complete blood count) of your child. The lymphocyte count are usually high in children. So you may need not to worry about lymphocytes count. But the hemoglobin level of your child is definitely low s...  Read Full »

Please give your suggestion on my blood report.

Query: Hi doctor, I have attached my blood report here for your reference. Please have a look and give me your suggestion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like you have iron deficiency anemia or a hemolytic process going and also you have low platelets. For iron deficiency anemia, I would suggest getting an iron profile, lactate dehydrogenase (LDH), hemoglobin and electrophoresis. I suggest 325 mg of Iron three...  Read Full »

When shall we engage in sex after abortion?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 25 years old. She was pregnant for 3 months. Last week, we lost the kid due to some troubles got aborted. D and C was not done but the fetus got out normally after medical treatment. My question is within what time we can engage in sex again? What all care should be given t...  Read Full »

Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Very sorry to hear about the loss. You can start trying for a baby after one month as the uterus and hormones take that much time to come back to the proper state. But if it is only sex then two weeks is fine. There is no special care or medicines required for her. Ju...  Read Full »

Is it safe to get pregnant with thalassemia minor?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30-year-old female. I have thalassemia minor. Is there any problem in the future relating to pregnancy and delivery? Or is it fine to be pregnant at this age with thalassemia minor? Please reply. I dont have any problem now. My hemoglobin level keeps between 10 to 11 g/dL.  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thalassemia minor female can get pregnant and can have a child with normal genome without thalassemia or there can be thalassemia minor in children. Thalassemia minor is not a major health disease and do not worry about that even though it is present in your future c...  Read Full »

Kindly explain the blood report of severe aplastic anemia.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 40 years old. 20 years back I was diagnosed with Severe Aplastic Anemia (idiopathic), which was treated with ATG (With Prednisone/Cyclosporine). It took a good year to have a complete recovery, but it came back to 100 %. I have always lived a bit in the fear of Myelodysplasia, bu...  Read Full »

Dr. Kks

Hematologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I reviewed all the documents you attached (attachment removed to protect ptient identity). I can feel your concern as I have closely followed many aplastic patients before. So, the fear or concern you have is genuine but I am happy to say that your CBC is wonderful. I a...  Read Full »

How can hemoglobin and sugar level be managed in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am opening up a new subscription under you, so that I can chat more easily. I request you to follow our discussions from previous records. To remind again, this query is for my mother. Age-47, she is on her regular medicines for above mentioned conditions. However, recently her hemo...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Diabetologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the medicine list being taken by her (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Of those drugs ROXCEF is an antibiotic to be given for a very limited period may be 5 days or so. BIO D 3 strong is also not needed on continuous basis, unless she has ...  Read Full »

My uterine biopsy says simple hyperplasia without atypia. Will it turn malignant?

Query: Hello doctor, I need a consultation to decide on a health issue. For the past four and a half years I have been suffering from menorrhagia and metrorrhagia due to a fibroid. I tried ayurveda for three years and homeopathy for almost a year. Ayurveda did not work only with medication and they sugges...  Read Full »

Dr. Mohamed Omar

General Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Failure of conservative treatment and dropping your hemoglobin level to that extent indicates the urgency of surgery. Where is your recent CBC report? If your level of hemoglobin is less than 8 gm/dL then you are at the risk of several diseases affecting the cardiovascu...  Read Full »

How to treat low blood pressure after c-section?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a C-section a week ago and got out of surgery with low blood pressure and kept it low for a few days. Now, after getting out of the hospital, I still feel the same pressure on my chest. Also, I feel a horrible pounding headache. It is so hard and I feel the heartbeats vividly. I am...  Read Full »

Dr. Rishu


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As said by you, a cesarean section has been done for you a week ago and during the operation, your BP was on the lower side. I would like to tell you that amount and volume of blood in a mother increases significantly during pregnancy to support the nutritional need of...  Read Full »

What is the reason behind low platelets?

Query: Hello doctor, My platelets are usually on lower side ranging from 100000 to 120000 since last one month with no physical symptoms. All other tests are all right like LFT, TFT, and abdominal ultrasound, vitamin B12 is 206 while the iron is 90, urine is also clear. What can be the reason behind low p...  Read Full »

Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are many causes of low platelet. Low platelet is known as thrombocytopenia. The causes include different types of hemolytic anemia, viral infection, dengue, ITP, uremia, kidney disease, etc. So I suggest you investigate as follow for primary workup: CBC to check f...  Read Full »

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