Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a combination of risk factors that increase the incidence of cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. The risk factors are high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess fat around the waist, and low levels of HDL (good cholesterol).

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Will surgery for gallstones relieve my abdominal and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34 year old female, who weighs 97 kg, and I am 5.9 feet tall. I have extreme pain in my upper abdomen and back. I also feel nauseous. I have a fatty liver and pancreas, and gallstones. Please help. I am attaching all my reports.  Read Full »


Dr. Erfana Malik

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen all the attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). With complaints of severe to moderate upper abdominal pain and vomiting and elevated liver enzyme levels, ultrasound findings of stones in the gallbladder, fatty changes in live...  Read Full »

Is it good to take Risperidone for a long time for hallucination?

Query: Hi doctor, My brother had five to six episodes of hallucinations, and he takes Risperidone 2 mg for one year. Is it safe to take this medicine for such a long time? Can psychosis come back after stopping the medication? What are the side effects?  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Antipsychotics are usually required for long-term. But if the person is suffering from acute and transient psychotic disorders, then these drugs are used for three months to one year depending upon the situation. After completing the drug treatment, relapse of psychosis...  Read Full »

Kindly evaluate my blood test report and advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I did a blood test. Kindly evaluate it and give advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Ana Karen Pulido

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your laboratory test is fine (attachment removed to protect patient identity) but you have your liver enzymes a bit over the limit of normality. The most common cause for this alteration is fatty liver. The less expensive way to know this for sure is doing a liver ultra...  Read Full »

I have high SGOT, SGPT, cholesterol and triglycerides levels. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My blood test show SGOT and SGPT 100 and 239, respectively. Cholesterol level is 314 and triglycerides is 209. Kindly suggest which specialist doctor I should consult for both.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is regarding which doctor to consult. So you can consult a physician or gastroenterologist for examination and management. I would like to give you some information regarding your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You can have met...  Read Full »

My 13 year old has grade-1 fatty liver. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 13 years old. He has grade-1 fatty liver. SGPT 149 and SGOT 70. His cholesterol is also high at 230 and triglyceride is 200. LDL 140. Blood pressure around 150/87 but varies a lot and comes down to 125/80. Pulse is always above 90. His height is good around 5 feet 7 inches a...  Read Full »


Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All of these symptoms are suggesting metabolic-X syndrome. In the long run, if not controlled then there is a high risk of developing complications, like diabetes and heart problems. The best suggestion I can give is to see a good endocrinologist and follow up with him,...  Read Full »

I have twitching in my legs. Do you think it is ALS?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a question about twitching in my legs.  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Muscle twitching can be related to differential medical disorders: Neuropathy (nerve damage) Thyroid gland dysfunction. Electrolyte imbalances. Muscular disorders. Epilepsy (seizures) or central nervous system disorders. Benign fasciculation syndrome, etc. ...  Read Full »

Please check my reports and tell me if I am diabetic or pre-diabetic?

Query: Hello doctor,I just had my liver profile test and also I have very fatty liver and I am trying to reduce weight.  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abelrahman Abouibrahim

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and understand your concerns. Your SGPT (serum glutamic pyruvic transaminase) is mildly elevated. This could be due to many conditions or increased alcohol intake. You should reduce your weig...  Read Full »

My daughter has stomach pain and foul smelling farts. Please help with the treatment.

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 5 years old. Her weight is 10 kg. She had on and off pain in her stomach and a terrible smell when she farts. Please help me out in this problem. I gave her Cyclopam but was not so effective. She is currently on Colicaid.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The first striking point I have noted in your history is the weight of the child. 10 kg for a 5 year old is very less. This history coupled with the history of abdominal pain and indigestion may be indicative of a metabolic disorder or disorder associated with digestion o...  Read Full »

I am gaining weight only around midsection. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel tired, fatigued with low sexual libido and insomnia. I have gained weight only around the midsection with love handles and¬†belly. I think I have low testosterone. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Deep Dutta

Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is important for you to control your calorie intake. I need your height and weight to calculate the appropriate calorie requirement for you per day. Avoid fat and red meat. I encourage green leafy vegetables and fruits. Also, you need to walk at least 10,000 steps in a...  Read Full »

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