Nutritional Support

Nutritional support is a treatment to correct undernourishment. The support is given to individuals who do not have enough nourishment with eating and drinking. This can be caused due to problems with swallowing, decreased appetite, malnourishment, etc.

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Does injecting food directly in blood prevent lifestyle diseases?

Query: Hi doctor, My greatest desire was to become a doctor. I have a few thoughts to prevent lifestyle diseases. If we smile with inner sad feeling, the brain will think that we are happy. It can be refered to as tricking the brain. Our taste buds are on the tongue and when we eat the brain knows the quan...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Rathee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is great to know about your dream of becoming a doctor, and it is never too late. You can still give it a go as you are still pretty young by every means and age can never be a hurdle in education. Now coming to your query, the idea is good but not practical because...  Read Full »

Can you please suggest a diet to gain muscle mass and to get rid of belly fat?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old male. My height is 191 cm, and my weight is 82 kgs. I was on a diet for six months earlier when I was 110 kgs. Now I have lost 27 kgs in six months. I am leaving my diet because I am feeling very tired. I think my body is in a nutritional deficiency state. I exercise ...  Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq. com. You have already achieved your target. In fact, your normal weight range is around 85 to 90 kgs. You have not mentioned what exactly you eat. Without knowing your food habits, it is difficult to give diet advice. I can give you general diet advice. You are young. It is...  Read Full »

Is difficulty breathing after a workout sign of heart disease?

Query: Hi doctor, A few months ago, I have been having left side pain from my shoulder blade down to my arm till the tip of the last finger. I have had ECGs, blood work, chest x-rays and finally a CT angiogram. All were normal. I am tempted to go to the ER every time this happens, because I think this migh...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate you and have thoroughly worked through your case. I can well realize the sensitivity of the issues you are feeling right now. My discussion today will mostly comprise of reassurance and explaining the things in the best possible way for easy understanding. Th...  Read Full »

What are the white circular band seen around the tip of my nail?

Query: Hi doctor, I have noticed something different on the tip of the nails. At the tip of all nails a band of half white color has formed and it is going around the circumference of the nail horizontally. They are not an exact horizontal line, but a circular band around the tip of the nail. I am also att...  Read Full »


Dr. Chaitra Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the details provided, it seems as onycholysis. It means your nail tip is loosened from your nail bed underneath. In your case it is very mild and probably due to cutting nails too short. There is nothing much to worry about at present. It is also unlikely to be relat...  Read Full »

Can I discharge my premature baby from the NICU?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife was 5 months pregnant and yesterday she gave birth to a premature baby. The doctor has advised us to stay in the hospital for a long time. Is it advisable to do so? Shall I get her discharged from the hospital?  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do not get your wife discharged from the hospital until the doctor advises to do so. A baby of just 5 months pregnancy is extremely premature. The baby is premature not only with respect to the age but also by the development of the respiratory system and brain. Pr...  Read Full »

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