Quinolones are broad-spectrum antibiotics. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria that is causing the infection.They help treat urinary tract infections, bacterial infections, sinus infections, lower respiratory infections, upper respiratory infections, skin infections, typhoid, eye infections, and pneumonia. Quinolones may cause side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, abnormal liver function tests, vomiting, rash, anxiety, insomnia, psychotic reactions, and nerve pain.

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How to resolve the pain and discomfort faced during ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having a discomfort and mild pain during ejaculation. I was diagnosed as having chronic prostatitis with seminal vesiculitis, and I was put on Quinolones for three months and an alpha-blocker (Alfuzosin) for five months. The urinary symptoms completely resolved, but discomfort and...  Read Full »

Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your urinary symptoms have resolved, and pain during ejaculation is localized to the inguinal region, it is very likely to be a muscular pain of the cremaster. This muscle suspends the testis, and contracts during ejaculation, more strongly in young men. Tthe pain...  Read Full »

Is it fine to get the COVID vaccine when you are allergic reactions to Quinolones?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a query regarding my allergic reaction to the Quinolone group of medicine, namely Norfloxacin and Ofloxacin, which I suffered three times. Every time at the same place on the back, below lips, and penis shaft. Reoccurrence was more painful than the previous one. The third time I c...  Read Full »

Dr. Jebin Abraham

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Quinolone allergy and Covishield are in no way related as such. But, since you have a history of moderate allergic reaction to a drug, it is more likely that you may get a similar or severe reaction to the COVID vaccine compared to any other person. But, usually, it wil...  Read Full »

Why is my sperm brown?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old male. Two weeks ago, I noticed that my semen was brownish. Again yesterday and today, it is the same reddish-brown, and I think it is more watery than usual. I do not have any other symptoms. I do have a varicocele, but I do not think this condition is related to varic...  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep. P

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The reddish-brown color of the semen indicates a condition called hematospermia. The most common cause for this condition is idiopathic inflammation of the prostate or seminal vesicles. Do you have any feeling of dysuria (difficulty in urination or painful urination) or...  Read Full »

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