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Pain Killer

Painkillers, otherwise called pain relievers, are drugs used to relieve pain, such as headaches, menstrual cramps, toothache, and joint pain. The most commonly used group of drugs as painkillers are NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), which includes Ibuprofen, Naproxen, Diclofenac, etc. Opioids are a more potent group of painkillers.

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Can excessive masturbation and sex cause pimple in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male, who is in good health. So, here is the story. It first started two weeks ago. My girlfriend thought it would be fun to remove my pubic hair one night. She started the waxing process, but after the first removal strips had been off, I decided I was never going t...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. First of all, I would like to tell you that you only have small bumps over the shaft of the penis. There is no discharge, redness, itching or tingling. Most of STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) results in discharge, mild fever, and ...  Read Full »

Please suggest an oil or ointment to control knee pain effectively.

Query: Hi doctor, This query is for my aunt who is 60 years old. She has knee pain (both) for more than 15 years. Initially, she used to get swelling around the knee and pain. She keeps taking injection and painkillers for pain for the last 15 years. Recently, she was ill for around three months with a bac...  Read Full »


Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You need to take the following tablets: Tablet Tramadol 50 mg 1-0-1 for 10 days after food, Rabeprazole 20 mg 1-0-0 for 10 days before food, Shelcal (calcium) 500 mg once in the morning for 30 days before food, Wintogeno cream (Ayurveda formulation) which can be purcha...  Read Full »

Will Anafortan injection cause any harmful effect in a 9 month pregnant women?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has completed her eighth month of pregnancy and just started with the ninth month. This is her first pregnancy. She is feeling a labor pain, but the doctor told that it is not labor pain, and she will not deliver now and wait for 15 days. Doctor gave Anafortan injection to redu...  Read Full »


Dr. Mavani Jimesh Himatbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As this is the first pregnancy, I would like to give a few general information. Now, after completion of the eighth month, there are mainly two types of pain which a female is going to perceive. 1) False labor pain and 2) Backache due to pregnancy itself. 1. False...  Read Full »

Why am I having pain in tooth in which I am currently getting root canal treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been going to a dentist about a tooth that is sore. They started a root canal but then did not finish. I have gone back several times and every time they open up the tooth and insert medicine. My tooth is in agony right now. I am just wondering if this is a standard procedure ...  Read Full »


Dr. Beryl F

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The number of sittings in the root canal procedure depends on the amount and extent of infection. If the infection is more, the tooth is opened up and medicated dressing is given to reduce the infection and to kill the nerves. Antibiotics ...  Read Full »

I have neck pain and took a painkiller, but it does not respond. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have neck pain and took a painkiller, but it does not respond. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Nigam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Neck pain can be caused due to many reasons. What is essential to know while treating neck pain is to identify the cause of neck pain. So, until we find out the cause, the neck pain will not get corrected. The mos...  Read Full »

I have pain on the left side of my temple. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, From the past three months, I am having pain like irritation of the nerve on the left side exactly on the temple of the head, and in the left jaw in front of the ear. This pain radiates to the back of the ear, below the left jaw, and then radiates to the left side of the neck. The pain...  Read Full »


Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Such radiating pain can be caused by¬†exposed nerves, infection of the tooth or gum, TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder, or nerve compression by the wisdom tooth. The pain is still persisting due to surrounding inflammation after removal of the tooth. Infection can be...  Read Full »

Please help me overcome leg pain.

Query: Hi doctor,I suffer from osteofibroma, which I have apparently had since birth. I have two lesions in my left leg near my knee and one in my lower right leg near my ankle. I get pain on a daily basis in both legs, but more in the right leg. The lesion on my right leg seems to be fairly large in X-ray...  Read Full »


Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The osteofibroma treatment depends upon how rapidly it is growing and the size of the lesion. It needs careful evaluation of the rate of progression by seeing serial radiographs, which you must have taken. If your pain intensity is high and affecting your activities of ...  Read Full »

I have a foul-smelling discharge after tooth removal. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had all four wisdom teeth pulled nine days ago. Only the one on the bottom right tooth is very painful and when I push near it all this foul smelling yellow stuff comes out. What is wrong? Also, having headaches.  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may have dry socket condition on that side. It occurs due to loss of blood clot in the early days since extraction. Use warm salt water gargle twice a day for a week or two to get some relief. You may need antibiotics and painkillers for a week or two. So, go b...  Read Full »

I have upper body pain after a head injury. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have some pain due to injury. Last week, I was at a construction site and marine plywood that is used for construction fell and hit me on the back of my head. My head is fine but my upper back is still in pain and chest also. I did not fall down when I was hit but the impact pushed m...  Read Full »


Dr. Firas Arnaout

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. It seems that you have suffered whiplash injuries. This is common following high energy impacts on the upper body. From the mechanism you described, it seems unlikely to sustain a fracture. However, it is very difficult ...  Read Full »

Can I take Prodeine Forte for tooth pain during early pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 8 weeks pregnant. Can I take Prodeine Forte for the chronic wisdom tooth pain? I am going to see the dentist tomorrow. But, now I am crying in pain.  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can take Paracetamol 500 mg up to three tablets maximum for the pain relief. But you need to consult your Gynecologist first for the advice. High dosage of Codeine is harmful during pregnancy at early stages. The best way is to visit a dentist and get an access open...  Read Full »

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