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Could you please interpret my reports and tell me if I have IBS or any other disease?
Query: Hello doctor,For the past seven days, I feel that there is a change in my bowel habits. According to the Bristol chart, I think my stool structure may be a type 3 to 5. I pass my stool quite comfortably every morning. But, after this, when I pass stools during the day, I have to use some force. I do... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms you have raised do not seem abnormal. Stool frequency can normally vary from three times a day to thrice a week. A good defecation in the morning is definitely a healthy sign. Any passage of stool during the rest of the day depends only on the stimulus ... Read Full »
My 20-month-old daughter has vomiting and diarrhea from the afternoon. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, My 20 months old daughter did not pee last week for above 24 hours, the next day she did pee, but also vomited. On the same day, she was having a fever of 102 F, so we went to the pediatrician. He gave Vomitab, Calpol, and an antibiotic injection. From the past three days, the urine ou... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please note that this must be two different infections. The reason why the child has not passed urine now is probably because of dehydration. It is advisable to give her six to seven tablespoons of ORS (oral rehydration salts) with the passage of each loose stool for ma... Read Full »
Are my throat and nose symptoms an allergic reaction to pollution and industrial gases?
Query: Hi doctor, I have had throat and nose problems for a year. My throat becomes dry while walking, I feel discomfort while breathing, and I have tiny red spots on the roof of my mouth. These spots become very painful whenever I get a throat infection, which I get twice a year during season change. I d... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By the information you provided, it appears you have some chronic inflammation, which is occasionally worsened by season change or allergy. I suggest you: Wear a mask whenever you go outside. While walking, there might be an increased demand for air, which makes ... Read Full »
What do punctate calculi mean?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a CT scan today and two punctate stones were found in the mid-lower portion of my right kidney. I was advised they measured 1 to 2 mm. I currently have urologic issues of possible stricture near the tip of the penis. In addition, I have a lifelong urine flow issue wher... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. 1 to 2 mm stones in lower pole are very, very small in size. As far as treatment is concerned, they do not require any treatment like lithotripsy because they are very very small. Regarding precautions, you should take precautions to prevent the... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have multiple problems with my stomach, it all began two years ago after taking pills which I was allergic to. My stomach became inflamed with a lot of acids, chronic antrum gastritis, and acid reflux. My stool was too soft, and I did not take any pill because my doctor did not give... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All the problems can be explained by dyspepsia. Although there are certain issues like normal endoscopy and absence of inflammation. And on endoscopy reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), there is no obvious granulation tissue seen. There may be s... Read Full »
How to control bleeding from external hemorrhoids due to constipation?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old female who often suffers constipation to the point where I feel like I get minor external hemorrhoids that often bleed. Again, I have not got doctor verification for this but that is what I think. Recently, I have been experiencing pain around the left side of my stoma... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are overthinking about your symptoms. To be conscious is good but to be over conscious may fall in the category of anxiety and is not good. I will advise you to be relaxed. Based on your symptoms, I do not feel anything to be worried of. Considering your ... Read Full »
When I urinate standing up, I notice foamy bubbles. Does it indicate a high protein content?
Query: Hi doctor,I am a 29 year old male. When I urinate standing up, I notice foamy bubbles. If I do it sitting, there are no bubbles. I read in the internet sources, that it might be due to a high protein content in the urine, which may be due to a kidney problem. I got really worried and opted for ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your uric acid level is high, but your symptoms are not due to it. I would recommend you go for a urine routine examination as well as urine culture. If your report comes out to be normal, this could be simply anxiety. I would recommend tablet Febuxostat 40... Read Full »
Will Nifedipine cause constipation?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a constipation problem. I think my constipation is due to calcigard retard 20 mg. Other medicines are Trental 400 mg twice daily for the past twenty years for Raynauds. Five years back I underwent surgery for CSF rhinorrhea. For BP, I am taking Telsartan 40 mg and Ecospirin ... Read Full »
Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since how long you have this issue of constipation? And how frequently do you pass stools per week? Is passing stools painful? Is there any blood in your stools? Do you strain while defecating? Does anything come out while defecating? Is there any abdominal pain associ... Read Full »
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
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. Hardik Nareshbhai Rajyaguru
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »