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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How to relieve burning urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old male. For the past three days, I am feeling a mild burning sensation after urination. Though it is not constant, it concerns me. There is no pain while urination as such or any health issues but only a mild burning sensation. Sometimes it feels like it is always there ...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Urologist, Andrologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. I would like to know a few more details to answer your question better. Does the irritation start during urination or after? Have you had any fever? Do you pass urine more frequently in the past few days? The most important thing to ...  Read Full »

What can cause fluctuations in blood pressure and high creatinine levels in the body?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is 77 years old. Her sugar level is normal but she has high blood pressure, especially systolic blood pressure. She takes Cetanil 20 mg after breakfast and after lunch, and after dinner, she takes Met XL 50. Her creatinine level is 1.5 mg/dL and it is high. The doctor told me that...  Read Full »

Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You have not mentioned the blood pressure now with medications. Blood pressure medications have to be taken either in the morning or night. I do not know the reason for your mother taking tablets in the morning and afternoon. Her creatinine le...  Read Full »

Is treatment necessary for 3 mm gallbladder stone?

Query: Hi doctor, I am feeling nauseous in the morning hours for about a month. But, I vomit only once a day. My blood test report is normal, but there is a slight increase in eosinophil count (9.8). I am also found with a 3 mm gallbladder stone. My age is 40 years. I am currently on Pantocid and Domstal ...  Read Full »

Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any burning pain in the stomach or early satiety or delayed digestion or indigestion? Are you on any other medication? Do you drink alcohol? Is there any other symptom such as headache or diarrhea? Continue the same medication that has been prescribed for ...  Read Full »

What could be the permanent solution for chronic constipation in a 4-year-old kid?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is 4 years old. She has chronic constipation right from three months of age. Also, she will not eat well. Her height is 101 inches and weight is 4 kg. We are giving her one scoop (8 mg) Laxopeg for the last one year. She is passing stools very easily, but her problem is no...  Read Full »

Dr. Manu Bharadwaj

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please know that if the child is passing stools easily every day, it cannot be called constipation. I would like to know a few details about her. Does she strain while passing stools? Does she put a lot of effort or pressure to push stools out? Does she pass hard st...  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 »

Dr. Vivekanandan G

Andrologist, Urologist

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 hydrat...  Read Full »

Can you interpret my typhoid report?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient has stomach ache and weakness. I have the patient's Widal test report. Please help me with the typhoid report. Thanks in advance.  Read Full »

Dr. Sushma Shah

HIV AIDS Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The Widal test is positive (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The treatment prescribed by the doctor is very accurate for typhoid. My advise is complete bed rest and plenty of liquid. For example tea, coffee, juice and sack are suggested. Avoid solid food, ...  Read Full »

Is it fine for the baby to pass watery stools with good weight gain and normal activity?

Query: Hello doctor, My baby is 5 months old and passing watery stools from second month onwards. Though he is gaining good weight and is a happy baby is always waking up with a smile and achieving all milestones. Now his weight is 8 kg. He is exclusively breastfed and does not have colic. My concerns ar...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that the symptoms described by you are absolutely normal and the very fact that it is normal is the weight gain. If at all these were loose motions, such good weight gain would not be possible. Ignore the color and consistency of the stools they keep cha...  Read Full »

Please suggest ways to relax during panic attacks.

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from depression for the last two years. My doctor had changed my drug recently to a new one, which is Zoloft. I have been taking it for a month maybe. I am traveling now and in the airplane I got tired along with depression and severe panic attacks. Even, after reaching the...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. I am glad to know that you are willing to take necessary steps for avoiding similar problems of depression, which had crippled you last year. Although all kinds of behavioral intervention need personal interaction and ...  Read Full »

Can my mom take Nitrofurantoin for persistent UTI and E.coli infection?

Query: Good evening Dr. I require your kind advice regarding my mom's medication. She is 53 years old. You see my mom had persistent UTI & E-coli infection for almost a year throughout 2018-2019. Her health deteriorated due to which she had a fall last year & got fractures in her spine & right shoulder,...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, I hope you are doing well. I understand your concern and worry. I understood that your mother had fall and dorsal spine injury since then she is having recurrent urinary tract infection. our understanding of any disease management has based on the cause of disease or symptoms. For the sa...  Read Full »

Drinking lots of water but not urinating. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I drank a good amount of water (five to six bottles), but I only peed like 6 or 7 times. Three of those times barely, almost none, came out. I woke up this morning having the urge to pee, and when I did it, I still feel like I could have peed a lot more. I went out this morning and came ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Arun R Kaushik

Microbiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Family Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, the amount of urine passed is not proportional to the water consumption. The body can absorb water from the urine in the kidneys. Hence, the amount of urine is monitored by the body using hormones. Because of the urge and the pressure application you are having t...  Read Full »

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