Fibre is an important constituent of our diet that maintains gut health. It aids in weight loss, prevents constipation, and promotes heart health. They are abundantly found in fruits, vegetables, grain, and legumes.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old male, and I weigh 84 kg. I have a history of asthma, for which I use Salbutamol. I also have eczema and alopecia, for which I use topical Hydrocortisone and Finasteride 1 mg respectively. I do not smoke or drink. My last routine investigation, which I did last year,... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that you do have a very high cholesterol and high LDL levels, which indicate that you have dyslipidemia. Your ultrasound also shows non-alcoholic fatty liver dise... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32 year old suffering from anxiety disorder, and I took some related medicines for a few years and still take Mirtazapine. I have weight issues from a couple of years. I do blood examinations regularly, which come back normal. Lately, I am having problems with heartburn. I had ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the symptoms are related to bowel disturbance. This is multiple issue disorder, as you are presenting with pain, excessive burping, and heartburn. And you also have constipation. This is called IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). All the symptoms are interrelated. See if... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, With intake of 10 to 12 peanuts or 5 to 6 cashews daily, we get sufficient amount of energy, but does excessive fat also get consumed in our body? Are they saturated or unsaturated? I would like to know some common fibrous foods. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, having peanuts and cashews does give a good amount of energy to the body, but should be taken in a limited amount. 8 to 10 number of peanuts and 5 to 6 number of cashews are good for every day use. Cashews or soaked almonds are the betterchoicesas of when soaked in ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with my anus. I can see a lump of skin and I feel that my anus remains open. I have constipation and a burning sensation while passing stool. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and I will definitely help you with it. The symptoms that you have mentioned indicate the possibility of hemorrhoids (piles). It occurs due to swollen vascular tissue of the anus. Do not be worried. Around 75 percent of people suffer from hemor... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 32 years old, and I want to boost my oral microbiome. Please suggest me some foods to increase good bacteria in the mouth. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for the query. There are both good and bad bacteria in the oral cavity. So it becomes essential to stimulate good ones and eradicate bad ones. It depends on the food we take: The foods which encourage the growth of good flora in the mouth are: 1) Dairy produ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My 3.5-year-old daughter is having constipation for the last 20 days. She has been prescribed Muout powder one scoop daily at night. Is it safe, and how long should the treatment go? After taking Muout, her stool got soft, but because of fear of getting hurt due to constipation, she does... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Constipation is a common problem for children of this age. We should try dietary changes like avoiding milk products. Should give a fiber-rich diet, fresh fruits, and plenty of liquids. You can try apple or pear juices as they are beneficial. Muout powder (Polyethyle... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, My baby daughter is 4.5 months old. She suffers from immense constipation for the last three to four days since she is taking frequent formula feed due to growth spurt. She is trying hard but unable to pass stool. Finally, she is passing stool once a day in a minimal quantity. Earlier sh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are safe. Thank you for the detailed history. Kindly tell me if there is any associated complaint of abdominal distention? Is the child passing normal urine? Is there any fever? Constipation is a common problem for children of this age. Dietary changes l... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am nine days post ovulation and have been experiencing clear liquid discharge from my vagina since two days. I also have a headache, stomachache, and tiredness. I am a little overweight, so I have been starving myself. Is this clear liquid discharge normal? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Once ovulation occurs, the remaining follicle, called the corpus luteum, will keep producing hormone progesterone, for a possible pregnancy to get implanted in the uterus. There is nothing to worry as the watery discharge is because of this. Other symptoms include de... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old unmarried male weighing 86 kg. From the past 15 months, whenever I go out in the morning from around 4 AM to 9 AM, and especially when the wind touches my face I start vomiting. After 9 AM, I do not have any such problem on going out. I do not have any other medical... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are most likely experiencing the symptom due to a disturbed gastrointestinal flora, which may cause symptoms of bloating, belching, vomiting, constipation, etc. I would suggest you try the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and take tr... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from constipation, small stools. It is very hard to poop. I am straining but not too much. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms seem to be related to chronic constipation. Some recommendations to help relieve your constipation. Drink two to four additional glasses of water a day. Maintain a strategic distance from caffeine-containing beverages and liquor, which can cause drying ... Read Full »
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