High Fibre Diet

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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What are the causes of anal pain and bleeding?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having stomach pain in the lower abdomen for the past few days. I am also feeling bloated abdomen along with stomach pain. All day I have been trying to poo and I just did once. When I looked at the toilet paper there was a tiny bit of blood. Also, my anal region hurts. Now, it is it...  Read Full »


Dr. Zakaullah Khan

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It basically seems that you have trouble with digesting your food. I would suggest you do regular exercise and eat more fiber (green vegetable and salads). To help in constipation, you may take more fruits like banana. Do not worry about the little blood you have noticed ...  Read Full »

Which diet is best preferred for elderly with systemic disease?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a cook with meals on wheels and I would like to get some well-balanced meal ideas for the elderly I cook for. I have people with diabetes, EBS, diverticulitis, and high blood pressure. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Nutritionist, Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Good to know the profession you have chosen. Ideally, you can keep a dietician for more help and meal planning, as she will plan the diet according to requirements and budget and considering company development. These tips may be helpful. 1. Choose good carbs, not no c...  Read Full »

Why do I have dark urine and burning sensation?

Query: Hi doctor, Every month I am getting some burning sensation and my urine is very dark that time. Also, I get body ache and slight fever. Now from yesterday I am having the same problem. I assumed it as when my water intake is reduced I get this problem and started drinking more water. Is this the rea...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Whenever you do not take enough water or when you eat meat, your urine becomes concentrated. That is the reason for dark color of urine and burning sensation. If it is due to urinary tract infection, it will be persistent and become worse with passage of time. So, no need...  Read Full »

I am having pain and bleeding on defecation with hemorrhoids. Please suggest medication.

Query: Hello doctor, For the past two weeks, I am having pain and bleeding on defecation. It started with straining on hard stool. I am not constipated. On touching, I can feel two external hemorrhoids and maybe a fissure (not sure). I have increased the fruit intake and I am applying Sunarin cream to not...  Read Full »


Dr. Akanksha Srivastava

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes external piles do not create problems, but due to some reason like constipation and others it causes health issue. Just you should take care of constipation. I am suggesting you some Ayurvedic medicines. You should continue these medicines for at least two ...  Read Full »

I have both internal and external hemorrhoids which bleed occasionally. Is surgery necessary?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old. I have an external and internal hemorrhoid. I guess but I am not sure. I have a lump near my anus and it hurts a lot when I sit and walk. Sometimes it bleeds as well. There were two external hemorrhoids, but one was gone by itself and one remained and it has been ...  Read Full »


Dr. Senduran N

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you attach any video? Here only pictures are available. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do you feel difficulty in passing stools? Any blood after stools? Does the area of lump itches or always seems to be wet? It does not seem to be like a ty...  Read Full »

What causes stomach pain in a 2.5-year-old child?

Query: Hi doctor, My son is 2.5 years old. For a week he is complaining of stomach pain. As of now he is totally fine, but he is not ready to eat anything. Also, when we give him buffalo milk he takes it, but many a times he vomits. Whereas if we give him NAN 4 he is fine. Very fresh and active but sweat...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your son could be suffering from gastritis or worm infestation as a cause of pain in stomach. I would suggest you to give him tablet Junior Lanzol (Lansoprazole) 15 mg twice a day for five days to suppress gastric acid. Give plenty of curd. Give the child...  Read Full »

What causes constipation and floating stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old who weighs 75 kg, and my height is 165 cm. Seven years earlier, I had a fever and constipation for three straight days. The fever resolved but since then, I have abnormal bowel movements. I also had a distended liver, but that is normal now. My stools always seem gre...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Child Health Specialist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Medical Gastroenterologist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports look fine, except for the vitamin deficiencies. When the work up is not guiding us to a particular direction, then we should consider a functional disorder like irritable bowel syndrome. In IBS, there is constipation with discomfort. In such a si...  Read Full »

Is it advisable to take either whey protein or fiber powders for tightening body muscles?

Query: Hello doctor, I need to tighten up my body. Is it advisable to take Whey protein or fiber powders? If so, suggest a good brand. If not, help me with foods that tighten the lower abdomen.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can definitely get a more toned body. However, you need to work out four to five times a week, maybe around 40 minutes a day, and also give adequate rest to your muscles. Have high protein foods such as eggs (whites), chicken, turkey, etc. For protein supplements, ...  Read Full »

I have a constipation problem, and my stomach is getting bigger. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21 year old girl. I used to eat a lot from my childhood, but I was not that fat. I had a big belly from 13 years, and I used to hide it in my dress because I was shy of it. From about five months my stomach has become bigger. I have problems with sitting and doing daily household ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After seeing your photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), this is what I feel. The issue with your stomach and constipation is related to your lifestyle only. It appears that the level of physical activity is very less in your case and so you are facing t...  Read Full »

Please suggest a regular diet plan for a diabetic patient to maintain the sugar level.

Query: Hello doctor, My father, aged 65 years, has been suffering from diabetes for more than eight years. He was using insulin injection, 20 ml in the morning, and 12 ml at night. A recent blood test shows that the RBS value is 265 mg/dl, and the creatinine value is 2.1. Now, as per the doctor's advice, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Microbiologist, Nutritionist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understood your concern. Since your father's blood glucose level is not under control, the doctor is right in increasing his dosage of insulin. His weight is a little on the higher side. A reduction in weight can help both his diabetes and blood pressure readings...  Read Full »

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