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Multivitamins are supplements containing vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids, and sometimes herbs. It is said to improve health, lowers the risk of some health conditions, and compensates for people who eat poorly. It also said to reduce the risk of some heart diseases.

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I have been suffering from pain in my lateral tongue. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I have been suffering from pain in my lateral tongue. I get up in bed with the pain for the last three to four days. Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Shivpal Saini

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. I would like to know a few things further. Is there any ulcer or redness on the tongue at the pain site? Tongue pain is generally due to aphthous ulcer, which is generally caused by stress, deficiency of multivitamins in the body, sharp teeth, ...  Read Full »

Do multivitamins cause sore throats and tongue ulcers?

Query: Hello doctor, I had consumed half a tablet of multivitamin and felt a burning sensation in my throat and stomach. After some time, I developed ulcers in my throat, and after twelve hours, I acquired two ulcers on my tongue and swelling on my face. What should I do? Kindly help me with this.  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Peerzada Tehmid Ul Haque

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In some patients, certain compounds can cause idiosyncratic reactions. However, it is not familiar with the consumption of multivitamins. All you need to do is stop taking this medicine right now. And apply antacid gel if it is still causing burning in the throat. Also...  Read Full »

I have a burning sensation in my fingers. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am diabetic and hypertensive. My problem is, if I touch anything with my fingers, I get a burning sensation and I drop it down. Please advise me on this.  Read Full »

Dr. Janrao Smit Uttam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As per your complaints and previous history of diabetes, I think you are suffering from peripheral neuropathy secondary to diabetes mellitus. I will recommend some medications as mentioned below. Also, some investigations are to be performed. Investigations to be done ...  Read Full »

How can a 30-year-old woman with delayed periods conceive?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30-year-old and want to get pregnant, but my period date got delayed one week. Today again, I have a period. Currently, I am taking Folic acid and multivitamins. Please help. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi doctor, Welcome to I understand your concern. It is important to note that irregular periods can occur for various reasons, including stress, hormonal imbalances, weight changes, and certain medical conditions. However, if you have been trying to conceive and your period is delaye...  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old female, and having heavy hair loss. Please suggest the treatment.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 23-year-old female, and having heavy hair loss. I do not have any medical condition, nor I am on medication. Please help.Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayanan Kutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Sudden hair loss could be due to multiple reasons, which include hormonal variations, any underlying medical conditions, genetic factors, dietary factors, vitamin or mineral deficiencies, dandruff issues, stress, and water that is used for...  Read Full »

My gynecologist insists on continuing Amway Nutrilite tablets daily during my pregnancy. Please advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 34-year-old woman, and mother of a 3-year-old daughter. I am two and a half months pregnant. I want to know what multivitamins to take. My gynecologist has suggested that I take Amway Nutrilite and a Cor-3 tablet daily. She suggested me to take it for a month and would change it l...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. You do not need any vitamin supplements during the pregnancy unless there is a deficiency as you can get these vitamins through the food. (This is my personal opinion). However, you should take folic acid tablets till...  Read Full »

Why do I have red bumps on my knuckles?

Query: Hi doctor,For as many years as I can remember I have these red bumps on my knuckles on the top of my hand. The funny thing is, every time when I am pregnant they disappear. Can you tell me what it could possibly be? I have eczema, but that does not go away during pregnancy.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your pictures and descriptions (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like knuckle hyperpigmentation. It can occur in certain dermatological conditions like vitamin B12 deficiency, allergic contact dermatitis and SLE (systemic lupus eryt...  Read Full »

Why is it not advisable to take Ayurvedic multivitamins while taking Thyronorm?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been on treatment for my anxiety, and I am taking Paxidep for the last two years. And I am taking Thyronorm for my hypothyroidism. Can I start with an Ayurvedic booster once a day for feeling lethargic and for low energy? Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. You should avoid those multivitamins or supplements that contain iron, calcium, magnesium, etc., while on thyroid hormone replacement therapy like Thyronorm because these elements can interfere with the absorption ...  Read Full »

I have a major problem with my toenails. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a major problem in my toenails. Kindly look at the picture and suggest a treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Shekhawat Rajveer Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You are suffering from tinea unguium, which is a fungal disease of the nails. You have to keep your nails hygienic. Keep away from chemical irritants especially, soap and detergents as well as...  Read Full »

I have viral laryngitis. When will I recover?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a pretty intense viral infection. The symptoms started six days ago, and I have not completely lost my voice, but I am a singer who has been on near-total vocal rest for about three days. How long does it take for me to recover from laryngitis? I tested negative for strep test- rap...  Read Full »

Dr. Bhadragiri Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As a rule, we always recommend 14 days of absolute voice rest to ensure complete healing of your vocal cords. At the same time, refrain from consuming cold beverages and alcohol and make sure that you do not eat anything oily or spicy. Avoid gargles as they do not allo...  Read Full »

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