Nsaids

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a group of drugs that are used to treat pain and inflammation. Painkillers like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, and Diclofenac belong to this group. The most commonly used medicine for fever that is Paracetamol is also an NSAID.

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I have severe pain in the right buttock. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having pain in the right buttock and also pain below upper leg and below knee. I feel uncomfortable while sitting, standing as well as walking. First I met a general surgeon; he examined me and advised me to go to an orthopedician. Orthopedician took x-ray and blood test. He info...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Celecoxib is just for pain relief. In order to understand your condition, I want you to answer a few questions for me. Is the pain radiating in nature? Or dull aching without any radiation? Do you have any record of examination findings? Is there any area of sensory l...  Read Full »

What causes left arm and collar bone pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 32 years old. She is complaining of collar bone pain on the left side and left arm pain. Whenever there is some movement, she feels the pain. We consulted a doctor before six months. She was fine for some time, but it has started again now. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Looking at the investigations done (attachment removed to protect patient identity); I feel that it is not a cardiac issue. If the pain is worse with movements as you say, I presume you are talking of neck movements or the shoulder movements again, it points towards a...  Read Full »

What does culture report showing Nocardia positive mean?

Query: Hello doctor, A few weeks ago I went to the doctor with an open skin wound on my face. I was cultured as it looked like Staph infection and given antibiotics. I ended up putting raw, unfiltered honey on the wound and it cleared up in the next three days. There is only a small red scar now. The cultu...  Read Full »


Dr. Manish Purohit

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Microbiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern, but I require some more information. What specimen you had given for culture and in how many days it came back positive? What are the antibiotics you had taken earlier? How did you get that skin wound? Revert back with the answers to the ab...  Read Full »

Can Librax help with my upper abdominal cramps due to pancreatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am diagnosed with repeated pancreatitis. The advised diet is working to decrease cramps, gas, and belly bloating. I have one question. Is there any medicine to reduce the cramps especially in the upper abdomen? My last blood check showed normal levels of amylase and lipase enzymes,...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

General Surgeon, Medical Gastroenterologist, Medical Oncologist, Paediatric Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Oncologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diet does play an important role in symptoms for a patient with pancreatitis. So better avoid fatty, fried, and fermented meals. Also, keep away from alcohol. As far as medicines concerned for relief of cramps in the upper abdomen, any analgesic like Acetaminophen c...  Read Full »

My wrist pain is better at rest and comes back on work. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have wrist pain (right wrist), tingling feeling when trying to pick something up or when writing or holding a spoon/fork (right hand), forearm gets slightly bigger when massaged and gets back to normal size when iced, pain radiated all the way to my upper back (at one certain point/...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement you have been suffering from right wrist pain, tingling sensation during picking up or writing or holding something, forearm becomes slightly bigger during messaging, and pain radiated towards the upper back. B...  Read Full »

Is neck straightening a cause for right-sided neck and shoulder pain?

Query: Neck pain on right side and shoulder pain on right side. Occasional shooting pain/soreness down right arm. Last two weeks and still on and off. For the past two weeks I have been having on and off pain on my right side of the neck. Occasionally, there is pain on my shoulder and shooting/throbbing p...  Read Full »


Dr. Ismail Kabakus

Radiologist

Answer: Hi, There is cervical spinal straightening which is usually due to postural abnormality, prolonged stay in front of laptop...etc Good news inter-vertebral discs are healthy so there is no irreversible damage. There is only minimal bulging of the disc at C4-5 and C5-6 which affects right C5 and C6 ...  Read Full »

How is increased uric acid treated?

Query: Hi doctor, Since yesterday morning, I have been having an acute pain and stiffness in the joint of the big toe on the left foot. Also, there is a little amount of swelling. The symptoms are similar to elevated uric acid levels. Four years ago, I had a spike in uric acid levels. I have given my samp...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. I suggest tablet Naproxen 500 mg twice daily and tablet Indomethacin 50 mg three times daily. These are generic names. Please consult your doctor, discuss with him or her ...  Read Full »

Is it possible for Lithium and Ibuprofen interaction to result in neurological toxicity?

Query: I want to know if it is possible for a young person (age 27) to experience neurological lithium toxicity WITHOUT showing evidence of kidney damage/problems. I have been taking 1200mg of Lithium for 5 years. Last year I suffered an injury which required regular pain management. I was told to take I...  Read Full »


Dr. Nagaraj Patil

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician, Diabetologist

Answer: Hi. this is pure drug drug interaction which is well known with Lithium. in fact Lithium interacts with many drugs and is one of the drugs with narrow therapeutic index. Symptoms of Lithium toxicity can develop even in absence of kidney damage as they are mainly due to increased lithium concentratio...  Read Full »

Is it fine to get Kenacort injection for unbearable joint pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I have seronegative inflammatory arthritis with ana positive. Joint pain especially at right knee shoulder joints MTP IP joints. Unbearable in the night for the last three months relieved with NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) patient cannot walk chairbound with in situ ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naval Mendiratta

Rheumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports and history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There seems to be some inflammation going on in the blood reports and with a diagnosis of previous arthritis, it looks like it is coming back again. Does rheumatologist di...  Read Full »

What causes acid reflux?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to inquire what are the causes and possible treatment for acid reflux?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. The common causes of peptic ulcer disease are H pylori infection, Non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), drugs other than NSAIDs such as Tetracycline, Iron tablets, potassium supplements and Bisphosphonates, Zollinger Ellison syndrome, and carcinoid tumors. T...  Read Full »

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