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I have certain changes in the mouth. Is it cancer?

Query: Hi doctor, I just wanted to know if the attached pictures are suggestive of mouth cancer.  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw both the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They are just normal features seen inside the mouth. The bluish black you see is a blood vessel and the whitish color of the cheeks is just keratinized epithelium. So, do not worry and they are n...  Read Full »

Can extra bone be present on one side of both legs?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. My brother and I seem to have an extra bone on one side of both the legs. I had this from my childhood, but there is no unique pain in it. Recently, I found that other people do not have that extra bone. Here is the picture for your reference. May I know the reas...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The extra bone, is a sesamoid bone called as fabella or cyamella. These sesamoid bones are normal anatomical variant. They are nonfunctional in humans. They do not cause any symptoms unless there is a fracture or constant irritation of the region by external pressure ca...  Read Full »

Why do I have underdeveloped jaw bones, scoliosis, and swollen face?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old. I have one kid and I am seven months pregnant. Since I started puberty, I got a lot of health problems. The left side of my underjaw is not fully grown. It feels like pieces are missing. You can also see the big difference between the left side of my chin and the right...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. See the issues like scoliosis, underjaw shape, and underdeveloped cheekbones are anatomical issues which are related to the natural structure of your body. They can not be corrected with the help of medication. You may take help from artificia...  Read Full »

There is a patch of tiny lumps in my penis. What is that?

Query: Hi doctor,I just found out a patch of tiny lumps under my frenulum or the prepuce. It is under my foreskin. I have not been having sex for six months, and the search results on the internet relate it to genital warts. I would like to know the problem and settle it as soon as possible. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send good quality image and revert. It is hard to comment and give treatment without a picture. Is it associated with pain or discharge? Is it recurrent? Have you used any creams? Do you have a history of unprotected sexual contact? Revert with more details and p...  Read Full »

Can you tell me the reason for deficient perineum?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 and sexually active. But, I do not have any baby yet. I had noticed a long time back that I do not have any gap between my vagina and anus. I got to know that as deficient perineum, but I could not find out more on the internet. Can you tell me why I do not have it and its cons...  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you consulted any gynecologist or surgeon? It may be a normal variation. Since pictures are not available, it is difficult to comment. You better consult a gynecologist for a physical evaluation. For further information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist onlin...  Read Full »

What to do for prominent vein on the top of penis?

Query: Hi doctor. I am 24 years old. I am really scared when I saw a vein more prominent on the top of the penis. It does not cause any pain or irritation, but looks ugly. Is there any issue? What to do for this?  Read Full »


Dr. Raman Tanwar

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is absolutely normal and just a variant of anatomy. You do not need to worry. If the vein enlarges or become tortuous, then we can shrink it with sclerotherapy. There is nothing that needs to be done for now. For further doubts consult an andrologist online --> ht...  Read Full »

I have a yellowish bump in the conjunctiva and redness around it. What do you suggest?

Query: Hello doctor, There is a yellowish bump on the conjunctiva, near my cornea in the left eye. After waking, both eyes are red, especially around the bump. Also, it seems that in both my eyes, towards the nose a brown margin emerges from the limbus. What treatment do you recommend for that?  Read Full »


Dr. Sankaran Mathangee

Eye Care Ophthalmologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the information provided, it looks like a pinguecula (occurs most commonly in people working in the sun, or in dry, hot weather conditions). It is harmless and sometimes can be inflamed leading to pain and redness (rarely occurs). I would suggest you use lubric...  Read Full »

Is it mandatory to get tongue tie removed?

Query: Hello doctor,My daughter was recently told by her dentist she has tongue tie (ankyloglossia). She has never felt discomfort from it and it has never caused her to have any issues. Is it mandatory she gets it removed?  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have gone through your question. I can understand your concern about your daughter. Tongue tie is an anatomical defect that means if it hinders in speech, eating, swallowing or there are many carious teeth in the mouth it has to be corrected. In case there is no problem, ...  Read Full »

Is Stenson duct normal in mouth?

Query: Hello doctor, Is Stenson duct normal in the mouth? They are located right next to the upper second molar on each side of the cheeks. Mine do not hurt and my doctor told me to rinse my mouth with salt water every day and they will go away. They are very annoying because you can feel them with your t...  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Normally, the ducts are not felt by the patient or individual. Sometimes this can happen as in your case. It is not any pathological condition it is a normal anatomical defect that happens one in thousands. Yes, you do not need any treatment for it, in case you handle...  Read Full »

Did sleeping on stomach cause twisted nerve in penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23. From one week, I noticed a small twisted nerve on my penis. It is not irritating, not causing pain or burning. But looking odd. Actually, I slept on my stomach the previous night. From the next day, I noticed this. I am not a masturbator also. Please advice me.  Read Full »


Dr. Shahil Khant

Andrologist, General Surgeon, Urologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If possible, send me images so that I can see and suggest you properly. Revert with more information to a urologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/urologist  Read Full »

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