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I lack sleep and have gained weight. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother is 60 years old. She recently got her tests done. She is not able to sleep properly. She is unable to regain her sleep if she wakes up during the night. Can you please go through the reports and let me know what the actual problem is? I am attaching a copy of the test resul...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). She has a urine infection that can be well treated by the antibiotics mentioned in the culture report. Her problem of sleeplessness is unrelated to any of these test reports. Sh...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for tightness in the head, chest, and abdomen?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had sensations of tightening in my head, face, chest, and abdomen on and off several times a day. I had them last week and it lasted a couple of days and went away for a week until now. Today, I have them more. It is like a light contraction feeling that lasts for a few minutes.  Read Full »


Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A tightening sensation requires a little more description. It is difficult to comment upon without more information. Are you going through any stress. There cannot be a single neurological cause for your symptoms. Most likely it is benign. So do not worry. But, if y...  Read Full »

My baby is not attached to me. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not sure if this is the right category to post my question in. My problem is with my mother-in-law. Or maybe the problem is with me, after all.My baby boy is now 8 months old. He is a handful most days. He is not the type that plays by himself and he gets bored really quickly. He ...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from an adjustment disorder. The anger and frustration are due to your new role as a mother. A mother-child bonding is unique. Nobody can separate your son from you. Of course, he belongs to you. But, he is also her grandchild and he...  Read Full »

Can IBS restrict me from reading books and using a computer?

Query: Hi doctor, I have IBS. I cannot eat 23 foods items which include egg, wheat, milk, etc. But for the past two years, I could not use a computer or read a book. Living with this is hard. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The underlying issue behind IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is stress or anxiety. Do not get preoccupied with this, as IBS is not always a disease. IBS is just an altered bowel movement which can vary from individual to individual. You can slowly try reintroduction of thes...  Read Full »

Is my lethargy related to my severe stomach cramps?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having IBS from the last four years. I have symptoms of anxiety, skin rashes, low sex drive, low energy, digestive issues, acidity, and heartburn. An endoscopy and colonoscopy done two years ago came back normal. But, I am following up with my doctor who recently found exce...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does not look like you are harboring a major illness. Most of your symptoms are resulting from your excess stress and anxiety. Do not worry. Addressing them will cure your health issues. The breath test positivity may be due to a bacterial colonization of your st...  Read Full »

Is acting weird, self-harming, and depressed always mean I have depression?

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18 year old female. I have no idea what is wrong with me. I am sad all the time, cry for no reason, smile for no reason and hate myself. I behave oddly and do things like spilling water and even self-harm when angry. I cannot concentrate. I am unable to sleep most of the times. ...  Read Full »


Dr. K. V. Anand

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand. You should be able to distinguish between disappointment and depression. Disappointment also brings on symptoms identical to depression, but they are short lived. Were you disappointed in the near past? Otherwise, you have a depressive disorder. Depr...  Read Full »

Does localized pain in the head on movement and straining indicate a brain tumor or migraine?

Query: Hello doctor, In short, I have a baby who is now 9 months old. I have started having a visual aura (fortification spectrum) and migraine around two months ago. The aura was almost always on the left side of the vision and the headache (which was quite mild), was on the right side of my head, at the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This looks like it is related to a subconscious anxiety and stress. It does not look like a migraine. However, the aura and the previous headache are classical of a migraine. A migraine and tension-type headache can co-exist. As your baby is 9 m...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my delayed periods and frequent mood swings?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. I had my last period two months back, and since then, I only had little spotting last month. I am facing a bad phase due to horrible mood swings. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please answer the following questions: Are there any chances of pregnancy? Have you changed your diet, doing more exercise or under stress? Have you ever got your thyroid tested? Do you have any other medical history that I should be aware of? Revert with more informat...  Read Full »

How to control anger and aggression due to parental pressures?

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to overcome the past experiences I have faced due to an orthodox family background. I am trying to compete in this big IT sector in a rat race but even after trying my best, I am not content, happy and satisfied. I have quite literally fought a battle with my family to g...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, I would like to mention that sometimes you do not have control over the situations and what others do but what matters is how you cope with it. You are trying and only that matters. Regarding in-person consultation, you have to visit a nearby psychiatrist as a...  Read Full »

Are my tiredness, body pain, and headache due to being overweight?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I am a mother of a 3 year old boy. I have been feeling tiredness, body pain and headache for the last one month. My pre-pregnancy weight was 58 kg. Now I weigh 66 kg. Am I facing these issues due to my weight? Also, I went for a blood test recently. Most of the...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is no significant abnormality present in the reports. All the values are within limits. Diabetes, thyroid problem and anemia can be excluded from these reports. Here are a few poss...  Read Full »

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