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I have dengue from three days. When should I go to the hospital?

Query: Hi doctor, I have dengue from the last three days. The platelets have dropped from 197 to 129 today. I have the following questions: My fever fluctuates between 101 to 104 despite having Paracetamol. Is that normal? Also, when should I get admitted to the hospital? When does the body start producing...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Fever can prevail from three to seven days and after that, there is no fever and that no-fever period is more important and can be critical. You need to keep a follow-up with your treating physician until it is all over and you recover fully. The fluctuating fever is...  Read Full »

My 70 year old mother has constipation. Please suggest any tablet.

Query: Hello doctor,My mother is suffering from constipation and not cleaning motion. My mother is 70 years old. Please suggest any tablet.  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Usually, a Glycerine suppository is enough if it is uncomplicated constipation. You can give it a try. However, if your mother suffers from frequent constipation or a recent change in bowel habits, other than just treating it, you must get her thoroughly evaluated. ...  Read Full »

I find clotted blood whenever I clean my nose. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I am having clotted blood whenever I go for cleaning the nose from the last few days. After every four hours, my nose is choking.Kindly help.   Read Full »

Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Use Solspre nasal spray (Sodium chloride) two to three puffs every few hours. It will help keep the mucosa lubricated and avoid excessive dryness. These days due to weather change and pollution, extreme dryness occurs which causes abrasions and bleeding in the nasal ...  Read Full »

The 25th week pregnancy scan showed oligohydramnios and IUGR. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 31 weeks and two days pregnant. I had an ultrasound at 20 weeks, and everything was normal. However, with time, I noticed there was little or no movement, and the baby's movement was more like a ball rolling in a difficult position. So, my doctor sent me for an ultrasound at the thir...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Let me put forth few facts about pregnancy and baby growth. The growth of the baby is progressive, but if it stops at some stage, that amount of growth cannot be regained. Some reason has been missed by the doctor during the pregnancy monitoring. There could be many c...  Read Full »

Does diverticulitis increase the risk of colon cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having lower left pelvic pain, so I got a CT scan of the abdomen done. I was diagnosed with mild diverticulitis and diverticulosis. The doctor gave me Flagyl and Cipro. Is it serious? Can this lead to colon cancer? I am very scared. How can you tell that it is diverticuliti...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry, diverticulum is a common condition, and most patients remain asymptomatic or have mild symptoms. The risk associated with this condition are diverticulitis, which is an infection of the diverticulum pouch, and risk of bleeding. Approximately 75 to 80 pe...  Read Full »

I have had abdominal pain and stomach flutter for over three months. What can be the reason behind this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male, and I am concerned about my health. I had an episode of possible food-borne illness, three months back. That time, I had shivers, fluttering pain in lower abdomen, fever, and high bilirubin. The symptoms have¬†gone, except for occasional fluttering. My bilirubi...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most likely, it is gastroenteritis or stomach flu. Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine. Signs and symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, backache, lack of energy, and dehydration. ...  Read Full »

My daughter goes for potty once in three days. Should I worry?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 22 months old. She weighs about 16 kg and she passes stools with a gap of three days. Is there anything to worry? Moreover, her stools have become hard. I can feel the pain when she passes stools. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Bhaisara Baraturam Bhagrati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I assume your daughter's age is 22 months. The child is getting less fiber. Water intake may be less. Not to worry, but her food and dietary habits need to change. I suggest: Give her more of a homemade diet, like vegetables, and soups more option. Water intake sho...  Read Full »

I have spinning of my head with nausea and vomiting. What could this be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. Yesterday morning, I woke up to the alarm and when I got up, my head spun in a way which I have never experienced. I fell on the bed and when I tried to get up, it spun again. My husband made me drink water and helped me in getting up. I felt tired and when I...  Read Full »

Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all, get relaxed. Do not panic. Everything has some solution. According to your complaints, it looks like a BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) which is a problem occurring due to some calcium crystal deposition in the internal ear, the part which ...  Read Full »

I developed tinnitus suddenly. Kindly go through my MRI and suggest.

Query: Hello doctor, I developed tinnitus all of a sudden last year. I am attaching the last year MRI images for your evaluation. Of late, I have some muscle pull in my calves. I am waiting for your evaluation.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajyaguru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have analyzed your MRI images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There are age-related minor changes in the scan. But nothing is alarming in the scan. The tinnitus which you have can be because of isolated eighth nerve or inner ear involvement. Do yo...  Read Full »

I have burning sensation during and after urination. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex with my husband on the fourth day of my periods. One day while passing urine, in my vagina there was a burning sensation and it started paining in the abdomen area below the stomach on the right and left sides. After that on the next day, I had no pain. After that, again the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabha Ranjan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Most probably, you are suffering from a UTI (urinary tract infection). So, get a urine examination done. Investigations to be done include urine routine and a urine culture and sensitivity. Kindly drink plenty of oral fluids. Follow up with the report. For more ...  Read Full »

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