Indomethacin comes under a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It provides relief for body pain, fever, swelling, and joint stiffness caused due to gout, arthritis, and tendonitis. It works by blocking the production of natural substances that cause inflammation in the body.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed to have ankylosing spondylitis approximately 2 years back. I also had psoriasis, probably due to the same and it is chronic. Of late, there is extreme pain and even more stiffness, especially during the morning. It is no more tolerable and hence I am writing this. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Here are the answers to your questions. You have been diagnosed as a case of ankylosing spondylitis with psoriasis. Both the condition will affect your joints. Ankylosing will affect mainly axial skeletal joints. Psoriasis mostly affects peripheral joints and is of ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Currently, I am experiencing some sharp pains that come and go in one specific spot on the right part on the back of my head (it is around the headband area). The pain is not that severe and does not stay long, but I am worried about what it could be. It also aches a bit if I touch it... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are suggestive of occipital neuralgia which is caused by an irritation of the occipital nerve, which lies in this region. It can be caused by a wrong position during sleep or a prolonged wrong posture on the computer or smartphone. I recommend using ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My mom is suffering from a headache which we do not know the cause or solution and this is really getting out of normal. She nurture this headache like almost every day, she never for once feel completely fine for a couple of years. Now let me list out the symptoms. The headache do c... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have told me that your mother has the constant headache since a couple of years. I would like to ask you that is it sure that your mother's height is 2 feet. I am a little bit confused. Your doctor prescribed good medicine according to the condition. The best treat... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, Since yesterday morning, I have been having an acute pain and stiffness in the joint of the big toe on the left foot. Also, there is a little amount of swelling. The symptoms are similar to elevated uric acid levels. Four years ago, I had a spike in uric acid levels. I have given my samp... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. I suggest tablet Naproxen 500 mg twice daily and tablet Indomethacin 50 mg three times daily. These are generic names. Please consult your doctor, discuss with him or her ... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I am getting headaches during sex. Also, the pain peaks at orgasms. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Headaches at peak of sex or after sex is usually associated with medicines used for erectile dysfunction like Viagra (Sildenafil). Sometimes, pain at orgasm can occur without any significant disorder due to sudden change in the hemodynamics of blood supply to various orga... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, One day while having regular sex just before and during ejaculation, I experienced a sudden severe headache. It was painful and lasted for about 10 minutes. It started as a dull ache from my neck and head and it build up just during ejaculation. Two days later, I tried to have sex ag... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You might be suffering from a disease termed as benign vascular sexual headache. To make its diagnosis, we need to rule out intracranial bleed first. Get MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) brain done to rule out structural disease. Once structural causes are ruled ou... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering lately from pain in my big toe joint. It is very severe that I could not sleep two nights when I ran out of painkillers. I thought it might be a gout attack. Because I do have gout. Though my uric acid levels are mostly high, I do not really watch what I eat. My tr... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your detailed description, it is gout unless proven otherwise. The reason I say this is your past medical history of gout. Swelling of the great toe and adjoining area with excruciating pain is called podagra. It is the most common presentation of gout. Even nor... Read Full »