Vitamin B

About "Vitamin B"

Vitamin B is a group of eight different water-soluble vitamins that help in cell metabolism. Vitamin B complex includes B1 (Thiamin), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B5 (Pantothenic acid), B6 (Pyridoxine), B7 (Biotin), B9 (Folic acid), and B12 (Cobalamin).

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

Can Spirulina 500 mg tablet replace body's vitamin B and folic acid requirements?

Query: Hi doctor, Can Spirulina 500 mg tablet be taken twice to replace the intake of 2.5 mg folic acid and vitamin B?  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Kishore

Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The amount of folic acid or vitamin B available in a capsule of Spirulina is not sufficient to meet the daily requirements of these vitamins. So, it is essential to substitute it by other vitamin supplements.  Read Full »

Can Metmax injection be used for head spinning?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is having some neurological problem. She is normal, but at times she feel uneasy and head spinning. We have consulted with a doctor since one year and a few days back for the same issue her doctor prescribed Metmax injection to be taken one per day for the next five days. But, a...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajyaguru

Neurologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Metmax injection is basically a vitamin B supplement. It is suppose to help with forgetfulness and other neurogenic symptoms, if they are because of vitamin B deficiency. As such there is no harm in taking it. But, if she is so much sleepy, then you can stop the injection...  Read Full »

What are the red patches on the tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have my niece with red islands or patches on the tongue surface. Her age is 23 months. This is there for the past one year.  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Modi

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These patches are related to vitamin B deficiency and gastric discomfort. Sometimes, they also have superadded infection of bacterial or fungal origin. I would advise you to start a Multivitamin syrup, deworm the child and apply Candid mouth paint for 4 to 5 days.  Read Full »

Why am I often getting mouth sores?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting sores in my mouth when I eat anything. Also, I get the feeling in my mouth as if I am eating something sour and it is annoying. I get it around the same time every year for a couple of occasions. It usually starts around my exams. I am a 15 year old female. My height is 158 c...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sores occur due to deficiency of vitamin B and also due to excessive stress. You should try to avoid stress using relaxation techniques like deep breathing, meditation, etc. I suggest vitamin B complex supplement like capsule Zevit once a day for a week. It should res...  Read Full »

Please give me medicine suggestion for chilblains.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male. I get chilblains when I come in contact with cold places, just as an example in AC, cold weather. Please give me medicine suggestion.  Read Full »


Dr. Idowu Olalekan

Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The following can help alleviate and prevent chilblains: Tablets Vitamin B complex two tablets twice daily. Keep affected skin areas warm and avoid extremes of temperatures. You may use some creams that help reduce itching if your skin is itchy. For more info...  Read Full »

Could you look at my report and explain the reason for weakness?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from asthma and allergy for the past 10 years. Now, I feel lethargic, weak and some pain in the hands and toes. My past medication includes Deriphyllin and Cetirizine. I have had blood tests and have attached the reports for reference. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have low vitamin D, low vitamin B, raised eosinophil count, borderline iron deficiency and a raised TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone).  Also, you need vitamin B, D and iron replacement. Take ...  Read Full »

Does vitamin deficiency cause twitching and tingling?

Query: Hi doctor, Before a week, I began having twitches and tingling in both legs from the knee down. For some time now, probably 6 months or more, I also began feeling that my legs were heavy and just general weakness all over, not really muscle weakness. I am also a gastric bypass patient and have a his...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vitamin B12 deficiency can cause subacute combined degeneration of the cord. So, the treatment is daily Vitamin B12 or Vitamin B complex supplementation for 12 weeks. Your vitamin D levels are also low. The treatment is Vitamin D capsules 60000 IU every Sunday for 12 ...  Read Full »

I get canker sores frequently. Could regular Rotacaps be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old man. Thrush or canker sore is there in the tongue, lip or mouth side. Not fever but body temperature is increasing feeling like hot. Tongue buds are burning for the past two days but thrush or canker sore is there for 15 days. When canker sore is healed, a new one (cank...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. I have gone through the history you have mentioned. These two can be the main possibilities for your problems. Vitamin B complex deficiency. This is most commonly seen folic acid, riboflavin, and niacin deficiency. So start multivitamin ta...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment for oral thrush.

Query: Hello doctor, Can you look at the picture and tell me if I have an oral thrush?  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.  I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a depapillation of the tongue. As it is reddish, it seems to be a vitamin B complex deficiency. But, as the pictures are not in natural light, I cannot comment for sure. It can be an ...  Read Full »

My back and joint pain persists even after 2 years of cesarean. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old female. I am a mother of a 2 year old boy. After cesarean delivery, I had back and joint pain problem. I thought that once I stop my breastfeeding my problem will resolve. But, it persists still. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need calcium supplements daily. You also need to be exposed to direct sunlight for quarter an hour three times a week before noon. Also, you need Vitamin B 12 supplements. It will take around three months of supplements to compensate the deficiencies caused by breastf...  Read Full »

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