Hydration is the process of restoring the lost fluids from the body in case of dehydration. Hydration is required during severe vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, or sometimes to reduce the toxic effects on the body during poisoning. It is achieved by increasing the water intake or through IV.
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I am worried about the blood test report of my son. Please guide us.
Query: Hi doctor, This is regarding the treatment given to my son for viral fever. He is 8 years 3 months old. When we observed my son's fever, I gave him one teaspoon of P250 for three days. On the fourth day, I visited hospital due to continuous fever. As the blood report confirmed it as viral fever, he ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I went through your child's history as you have provided and also saw the blood test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity).According to the details provided, your child's illness fits into a viral illness spectrum. I believe you are concerned about fallin... Read Full »
Does myoglobinuria affect the kidneys?
Query: Hi doctor, High abdomen exercise resulted back and thigh stiffness and pain. For pain, I had heat application, but no medicines. It was bearable. I ate five to six mangoes at night. My urine and other things were normal. The next day, I had Diclofenac in the morning as muscles were more stiff at t... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not worry, nothing will happen to your kidneys. All you need to do is just check your creatinine and urine deposits. Even if there is myoglobinuria (muscle destruction result in the presence of myoglobin in urine), it usually settles with adequate hydration ... Read Full »
I have a feeling of run down all the time. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, I returned from abroad feeling run-down with gastrointestinal issues. I thought that I might have gotten a parasite. Stool tests were performed, but no parasite was found. I then developed flu-like symptoms that lasted several weeks and still feel run-down and tired all of the time. My ey... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the reports and the history of complaints that you have provided me, it seems likely that you are suffering from some sort of infective hepatitis. For confirmation of the same I suggest you to undergo certain blood tests like liver function tests and anti-HAV (hepa... Read Full »
How to treat frequent loose stools in my ten-month-old son?
Query: Hi doctor, My 10 months old son gets loose motions very frequently from the last two months. He was also admitted one time. Again he is having loose motions. I am giving him Econorm sachet. Please suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frequent diarrhea and infection do occur at this age, as babies put many things in their mouth, which leads to contamination and infection. Hence, you have to take utmost care regarding the hygiene. Secondly, if there is any bottle feeding, please stop it gradually, as t... Read Full »
Why do I feel dizzy with a racing heart rate at 12 weeks of pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor,I am 24 years old. It is my very first pregnancy, and I am about 12 weeks pregnant. I have been experiencing extreme dizzy spells, rapid heart rate, and the chills. I will be completely fine, and suddenly, I feel dizzy with racing heart rate. My face gets cold, and I will take slow breath... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Let me start on a reassuring note that you and your baby are fine. For the initial 12 weeks of pregnancy, there is no placenta (the connection between mother and baby). The embryo is just lying deep within the layers of the uterus. At 12 weeks, the first trophob... Read Full »
I have a mild continuous headache that subsides after taking painkillers. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, Initially, my problem started with a headache, and I felt shaky and dizzy the next day. I felt the same for around four days and went to the hospital. They said that I was dehydrated. But they did not give me anything for it and sent me home. I still have a headache, shaky, dizzy and feel... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your persistent troubles. You need to have plenty of oral fluids. Take Paracetamol 500 mg up to three times a day to relieve the symptoms. Headaches could be because of multiple reasons. I am enlisting the most common causes. Are you working too m... Read Full »
Can my mom take Nitrofurantoin for persistent UTI and E.coli infection?
Query: Hi doctor, I require your kind advice regarding my mom's medication. She is 53-years-old. You see, my mom had persistent UTI and E-coli infection for almost a year. Her health deteriorated due to which she had a fall last year and got fractures in her spine and right shoulder, for which she was ope... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern and worry. I understood that your mother had a fall and dorsal spine injury. Since then, she has recurrent urinary tract infections. Our understanding of any disease management has based on the cause of disease or ... Read Full »
My wife is suffering from diarrhea at eight months of pregnancy. How to manage it?
Query: Hi doctor,My wife is 8 months pregnant. She is suffering from diarrhea. What is the treatment? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diarrhea in the last trimester of pregnancy is not so uncommon. It often happens near the end pregnancy. If you are a couple of weeks away from your due date, then it can be a sign that your body is preparing itself for the labor. Hormones, change of diet you take and a ... Read Full »
How to take care of my mother who is having loose motion for the past 24 hours?
Query: Hi doctor, I am taking care of my bedridden mother. She has loose motion for the past 24 hours in the basis of every one hour. Her back has become red due to frequent cleaning of it. What to do? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. It seems that she is developing bedsores. Please mention the duration of her lying position in bed. To prevent the development of bedsores, turn her position frequently. You can place a pillow under the back for support. Clean the area gently ... Read Full »
Please help with medications to treat constipation and fever.
Query: Hello doctor, My sister has been constipated for several weeks. And now she has on and off fever for three days, but she took the medication on the second day only when I found out that she has a fever. I gave her Biogesic every four hours. Is it alright to give her Bioflu? She has proteinuria thus... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. Do not give every four hours, give only twice or once. If no fever, then you should not give. Apart from that, along with Biogesic give tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg once a before meal. Is she still constipated? Does she have fever throug... Read Full »