Hormonal Imbalance

Hormones are chemicals that are produced by the endocrine glands of the body, and they regulate most of the bodily functions. Hormonal imbalance results when the hormone levels in the blood become too much or too little. The symptoms caused by such hormonal imbalance are unexplained weight gain, excessive sweating, sleep disturbances, skin rashes, dry skin, depression, headaches, etc.

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What is the best treatment for hair thinning and dandruff?

Query: Hello doctor, For the past few years, my hair is thinning a lot. I currently changed my shampoo, and my hair loss became severe. I am really worried about it. My hair is so soft and silky. Until I was 15 years old, I had good volume hair. With less hair fall and no dandruff. Once after I got a ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have hormonal imbalance or fluctuations, thyroid issues, insufficient protein intake, or stress? Do you underwent any stressful episode in the last four months? Will you do tight hairstyles, tight ponytail, buns, etc? Any chronic illness or drug history? Att...  Read Full »

Can a tampon being inside the body for a long time cause delay in periods?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with a tampon in and did not realize that it was still in my body until a week later, when I found it. When I had sex, we used a condom but I did not started my period tyet. Do you think the tampon being in my body for so long could delay my period? I am currently on Lexapro...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Tampon will not cause any delay in the menstrual cycle or periods. Forgetting tampon for a long time may make you prone to genital infections though. Delay in menstrual cycle is more of a hormonal function. Even though you used a condom the chances of pregnancy cann...  Read Full »

Is Femilon the right drug to treat vaginal discharge with abdominal and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old female with a weight of 48 kg. I have had watery heavy white vaginal discharge for the past four months. I had abdominal pain and back pain, and now I do not have the abdominal pain. I consulted a doctor, and she is treating me for hormonal imbalance with Femilon. I als...  Read Full »


Dr. Sini P

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your query, I understood that you have vaginal discharge and abdominal pain. Tell me a few details about you, 1. Are you getting regular periods? 2. Do you have any fever during those days? 3. Have you taken any scan or blood test before starting Femilon (Desoge...  Read Full »

I am going with periods and tend to masturbate. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I think that I will become maniac in some days. I am going with periods and tend to masturbate the second time. First time on the first day of the cycle and then now on the third day. My urges have become quite high, and I need help to control it. Even I am going by some emotional dis...  Read Full »


Dr. Arooj Najmussaqib

Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hormonal imbalances may make one's sexual drive higher. Some women do feel increased arousal during periods. First of all, it is okay to masturbate even when you are under some distress. Though for some religious reasons and cultural norms, it becomes not acceptable ...  Read Full »

How to get rid of headache, lower back pain, and knee pain?

Query: Hi doctor, Two months ago, I started experiencing very bad lower back pain followed with knee pain. Initially, I felt the pain only when I walk, but now I feel it all the time. Three days ago, my stomach hurt so bad that I had to go home early. The same night, I got an excruciating headache. I went ...  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems like you have been overstressed and have taken your friend's incident too seriously. However, if you are sexually active, then get a urine pregnancy test done with early morning urine sample. Headache could be because of stress, strain, anxiety, work pressure, ch...  Read Full »

I have no period since 13 months. Is it sign of early menopause?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 19 year old girl and my symptoms are as listed: No period since 13 months. Burning sensation on my cheeks, ears, neck and upper chest area. Dry skin in/around my pubic region. Achy all over. Cramps similar to period cramps. Tingling feeling in my hands, legs, and chest....  Read Full »


Dr. Vidya

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have described are most likely due to a hormonal imbalance. I would not term it to be a premature menopause. You are too young for menopause to occur. It seems like anemia or vitamin deficiency which is causing the problems. It could be related to thyr...  Read Full »

Why do I still feel like passing out?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old male. I was diagnosed with hypothyroidism before 1.5 years. Currently, I am on Thyroxine 75 mcg and Aten 25. Still, I have the symptom of passing out feeling. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to have some more information. When was your last FT4 and TSH levels checked? What do you feel exactly? Is there any generalized weakness or giddiness? Do you have an inability to tolerate cold? Please let me know the answers to discuss further. Revert back w...  Read Full »

Why do I have dark hair growing around my nipples, abdomen, and belly button?

Query: Female. 19 years old. Hello! I am concerned because I have hair growing around nipples. Have hair on the abdomen and dark hair around the belly button. Also have a few stray hairs growing on the neck and chest and I have to keep plucking them out. Hair under the sides of my jaw, and fine hair all o...  Read Full »


Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Icliniq. Hairs on the body of a female may be related to many disorders and in 2-4% of cases it is normal and not related to anything. Most common of them is PCOS, but since your periods are normal and there is no pain during menstruation there is very least chance of that too. ...  Read Full »

How to treat my menstrual problem with PCOS?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diagnosed with PCOS last November. My doctor recommended that I take a pill named Cybelle (Cyproterone Acetate + Ethinylestradiol) for six months. She told me to stop after six months and advised me to observe if I get to menstruate the following month. I did, and I was so...  Read Full »


Dr. Sravanthi Nuthalapati

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would help you for sure. Please do not be stressed out, as this is a pretty common lifestyle disorder these days. And it is a lifelong condition and there is no cure to get rid of this condition. But, yes, this problem could be very well...  Read Full »

I get pimples on face, back and chest due to PCOS. Kindly help to solve this problem.

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from acne on my face, back, and front chest area. Last year it was only on my face because of PCOS, but this time it grew more in my back and front. Please help me to treat it as soon as possible as it is very stressful. I am currently on Krimson 35, and I have done an ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry. I will help you with your concern. As you mentioned, you have PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome), which is the underlying cause of acne. As you are taking Krimson (Ethinylestradiol), that will really help control the initial flare of acne that you are ...  Read Full »

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