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Hot Water Fermentation

Hot water fermentation is a process that keeps the body or part of the body warm. This is done by the therapeutic application of warmth and moisture to alleviate pain and stiffness. Hot water fermentation boosts the blood flow and the nutrients to the body.

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I have an L5-S1 disc hernia. How can I get relief from pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I suffer from an L5-S1 disc hernia, with pressure on the S1 root. I also have a partial tear in the right hip labrum. My surgeon is not sure which one is the cause of leg pain which starts at the low back and ends at the back of my feet. I suffer from a great deal of pain and would real...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concerns. Disc herniation causes considerable pain that needs step-wise management. I suggest: Physiotherapy consultation. Vitamin B12 ampoule IM every three days. Hot water bag massage three times per day. Deep heat cream three times a day. Piroxica...  Read Full »

Why do I wake up with back pain?

Query: Hello Doctor,   I am a 23 year old male suffering from back pain. Mostly pain occurs during sleep at night and soon after I wake up in the morning. And the pain vanishes after sometime (approximately 10-15 minutes). What could be the reason for the pain?  Read Full »

Dr. Palani Kumar Chellamuthu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to  There are many reasons for back pain like  Muscular strain  Inconvenient posture  Urinary infection  Facet joint disorders We may have to do some investigations to pinpoint the source of pain before starting the treatment. As of now do hot water fomentation and tak...  Read Full »

I do not have enough milk for my 3-month-old baby. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a mom of a 3-month-old baby boy has stopped drinking milk after 40 days. I used to pump and bottle-feed him my milk but now I do not have milk and he is always hungry. He does not drink formula. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello. Welcome to I read your query and can understand your concern. It is better you have milk daily so you can have milk for the baby. You can also have medication like Metoclopramide or antidepressants to increase milk production. However, please consult a physician, discuss with t...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain after getting an injection in the butt?

Query: Hello doctor, I was given injection in both sides of my butt. But my right butt is paining a lot. What could be the reason?  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The buttock pain after injection can develop due to faulty procedure sometimes. If the injection is not given by an experienced person, then sometimes pain can persist for 1 to 2 days. Even with an experienced person sometimes pain can develop if a certain medication is...  Read Full »

Kindly go through my attached X-ray and tell me the cause of my foot pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I have foot pain, and I want to get some advice on the attached X-ray. I have been using a moon boot for eight weeks (non-weight bearing), but I had to walk with it over the last couple of weeks. What is the dark area at the base of the first metatarsal area? Should I be concerned about th...  Read Full »

Dr. Srikanth. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I accept that there is minimal disruption present, but that is managed based on your response to conservative management. Though it might be difficult, it is good that you have been on a non-weight...  Read Full »

How can pilonidal cyst be treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I think I am having pilonidal sinus at my lower back just above the butt crack. It appeared a month ago and is a pea-sized bump oozing out pus-like substance. Please suggest medication to treat it early.  Read Full »

Dr. Srikanth Marla Chinthamani

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Based on your history and the picture (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity), it appears you have pilonidal sinus with a granuloma. Can you give me a few more details? Do you have any fever or pain at the site? Because I would like to rule out any ab...  Read Full »

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