The group of muscles that support the pelvic organs like the bladder and bowel is called pelvic floor. Weakness in these muscles can result in urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and loss in urinary control. Exercises like Kegels, bridge, squeeze and release, and squads can help strengthen these muscles.
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I have chronic pelvic pain syndrome. How to cure this?
Query: Hello doctor,My question is regarding chronic testicular pain and the possible treatment options. For the past six months, I have experienced on and off bilateral discomfort in my testicles. It was uncomfortable but not too painful. It would go away for a couple of weeks before returning for a few d... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. Yes, you are suffering from chronic orchialgia. It is a part of chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Now regarding the pelvic exercises, if you are feeling better and your pain remains only 2 or 3, then I feel you should continue it at prese... Read Full »
Kindly recommend a medicine for urine infection.
Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from a urinary infection for the last one week. I am unable to control urine. But, no medication is taken yet. I am a 34 year old female. My height is 154 cm and weight 76 kg. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First get a complete urine examination done along with urine culture. Keep a good perineal hygiene. You may use some vaginal wash. I suggest you antibiotic like Levofloxacin along with tablet Darilong (Darifenacin) once a day to treat urine infection and control urine.... Read Full »
Does an elongated tailbone affect growth?
Query: Hi doctor, My 11 year old daughter, who weighs 35 kg and is 4.10 feet tall, is suffering from pain in the tailbone. The x-ray revealed that it is a congenital elongated tailbone. The report read, coccyx shows longitudinal clefting, which appears to be congenital variation. She has been advised to ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I wish you had included the x-ray with the detailed description. The symptoms will depend on the size of the coccyx. As the child grows, the pelvis may grow at a faster rate and the coccyx may become less prominent. So, I will delay the surgery till the child a... Read Full »
I have internal rectal prolapse and rectocele. Would it create an enterocele in my small intestine and block the stools?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 22-year-old male. Every time I start training, I do not have bowel movements. Sometimes, I stay five days without defecating. I have got a barium defecography done and have been diagnosed with internal rectal prolapse and rectocele. However, I wanted to know if this could also ... Read Full »
Dr. Anantha Narayanan Naganathan
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Pelvic floor muscle weakness is the cause of the sagging of internal organs. In addition, poor diet habits, such as a low-fiber diet, can cause constipation. I suggest you avoid lifting weights and coughing to avoid further pressure on the... Read Full »
Having pain in my scrotum after having sex or cycling for long. Can you suggest any treatments?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33 year old married man, and I was hit by a cricket ball on my scrotum while playing cricket two years ago. I consulted a doctor, and he told me that there is nothing to worry after seeing no swelling. The sensitive pain lasted for 10 days, after which it vanished. But after few... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You do not have any physical problems, as your ultrasound scrotum is normal. You have idiopathic testicular pain. It happens after heavy gym exercise or in your case cycling. The... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor,I got married before 18 months. But, I am still a virgin. I am not able to take it inside. I do not know whether it is due to fear or what. I badly need to be out of it. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are likely to be suffering from vaginismus. Please follow up with detailed history. Revert back with detailed history to an obstetrician and gynaecologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/obstetrician-and-gynaecologist Read Full »
What is the cause for frequent urination?
Query: Hello doctor, I urinate a lot, almost 32 times a day. When I urinate and come back, after a while, I can feel some urine passes my urinary tract, and I have to urinate again. Can you prescribe some tablets? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We call this as urinary incontinence in medical language. There are so many possibilities which can be responsible for this. Most probably your urinary bladder may fail to empty properly due to weakness of bladder muscle. For this condition, you have to get a USG (u... Read Full »
What could be the reason for my back pain after three months of delivery?
Query: Hello doctor,It has been three months since my delivery, but I still have a severe back pain. The doctor told me there could be an infection in the uterus. So, I took tablets for it, but I did not recover. Is there any other reason for having a back pain after delivery? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have missed mentioning if it was a normal vaginal delivery or a caesarean section. If it was a normal delivery, there is a remote possibility that the retained products within the uterus lead to an infection, in which case they have to be removed. Nowadays, this ... Read Full »
What is the treatment for my premature ejaculation?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 20 year old. I think that I ejaculate very early during sex and this dissatisfies me often. It takes me hardly three to four minutes. Please suggest some treatment that would help me last longer without ejaculating very soon during sex. Please help. Read Full »
Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair Bhaskaran
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Premature ejaculation is not a disease, and it is seen in almost all men at some point in their lives. It occurs because of stress and anxiety about performing during sex or a previous bad sexual experience. Medicines can be taken initially to reduce your anxiety i... Read Full »
How to control masturbation addiction?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. I was masturbating for about 13 years. I was seriously addicted to masturbation for almost six years. It has been just a week I finally got a strong determination to quit masturbation. But now I am very tensed about my sexual life. I do not last even a minute since, as... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and recommend taking Imipramine or Amitriptyline, which can help you improve your situation. Having a real sexual relationship will help improve your situation too. So, relax and do not worry about it. I hope you find this answer hel... Read Full »