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Besides weight management, what to do to improve my testosterone levels?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old male. My height is 5’10”, and weight is 280 lbs. Yes, I know that I am overweight and I am addressing the issue. I recently performed some blood work on myself, so I could have a baseline as I have started a new ketogenic diet. Before 15 days, I ordered a CBC with...  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist, Andrologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your reports. Your free testosterone is on the lower side and lipids are not much abnormal. Your problem is excessive fat in the body that converts testosterone to estrogen. You also may have fatty liver causing low SHBG (sex hormone-binding globulin...  Read Full »

Could my weight be a contributing factor to my ankle and knee pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 25 year old female. My weight is 18 stone and height is 5'11". My knees crunch when I walk and often give way. My ankles are feeble, and my feet feel sore. I know that I am overweight and currently in the process of losing weight. But, due to the pain, it is getting in the way of...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is obvious that you are in trouble, but at the same time, you are feeling slightly helpless also. Nobody is going to judge you based on your weight. You should see a doctor and have your knee examined. If your knees and ankles are fine, then a fairly strenuous progr...  Read Full »

Though my urine test is negative, I have pregnancy symptoms. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 11 days late for period. My husband had snip two years ago. I am having pregnancy symptoms although the tests are negative. What could be the problem? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pregnancy changes are due to the progesterone hormone produced from the remaining of the ruptured follicle, also due to the hormonal imbalance caused by the hormones. When you do not have periods, it means you had an anovulatory period. It means no ovulation, This wo...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some medicines for the issues given on my general check-up report.

Query: Hi doctor, My health checkup report is enclosed. I feel little lethargic with sluggish mental activity. Please advice some medicines. I am already on Ecosprin 75 and Aztor 10.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The probable reason for all your symptoms is obesity, leading fatty liver and some psychological issues. Do you drink or smoke? Do you have anxiety or depressive symptoms? Regarding treatment, you can continue with current medicine. Although Ecosprin is necessary, Aztor ...  Read Full »

How to treat the lump present in my outer labia?

Query: Hi doctor, Initially, I noticed a lump in my outer labia or labia majora. After a month, it grows like a small ball, and I felt hard to walk. Before a while, it accidentally bursts out, and some dripped from it. Since then, I do not have a regular period. What to do? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have two problems, and they are the lump in labia and irregular periods. Your expected weight for height of 121.92 cm is 22 kg to 26 kg. So, the common cause for both the problem is obesity. Your lump is most probably a sebaceous cyst. It is a gland in the layers...  Read Full »

I have not got my periods after stopping regular birth control pills. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I was on birth control for about six years. I stopped it before four months. I have not had my period since then, and I was wondering if this is a cause for concern or a regular thing. Also, before taking pills, my periods were irregular.  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel the culprit here is your weight. At this young age of 28 years, you BMI (body mass index) is in obesity range. Increase in body fat especially in the mid-segment of the body, around waist, thighs and breasts is not a healthy sign. This fat gets converted t...  Read Full »

Will my diet affect my microalbumin level?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old male. My microalbumin is 10.3, urine creatinine 313, eGFR 113, microalbumin-creatinine ratio is 3.4 and HbA1c is 6.8. Should microalbumin be 0? Most sites say 20 and below is normal, but 10 is pretty high to me. I had levels done, which showed a microalbumin of less th...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you.To help you better, I need to understand your case a bit more in detail. First of all, you have not mentioned the unit of your urine creatinine. I would need to know whether you are suffering from any kidney problems as such for the tests performe...  Read Full »

My 11-year-old daughter is suffering from stomach pain. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 11 years old. She weighs 94 pounds. She is healthy but has been experiencing stomach pains for about two months after eating or at random times. She visited her pediatrician a couple of occasions and an urgent care nurse, who have checked her out and done a urine test. She ...  Read Full »


Dr. Veerabhadrudu Kuncham

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is one of the most common problems (vague tummy aches) brought to the notice of the pediatricians. It looks like she weighs a bit more than expected. Encourage her to do regular exercises and try to reduce weight around 32 to 34 kg for her age. Consult a gynecologist f...  Read Full »

I have irregular periods for six months. Will it affect my fertility?

Query: Hi doctor,I am having irregular periods since six months. My age is 25. My period lasts for only one or two days with brown blood discharge. My weight is 100 kg and height is 5'6".  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All these problems of periods are due to overweight. Your expected weight is around 55 kg to 60 kg. It is easy to say just to reduce. But, it is quite impossible to reduce so much. Please put some effort to do it for at least 2 to 5 kg per month. It is a start. Re...  Read Full »

How to treat piles and anal itching?

Query: Hi doctor, For piles, I am taking two Himalaya tablets daily. But I am unable to sit properly due to anal itching. Please suggest a medicine.   Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are taking ayurvedic medicine for piles. Sometimes, it can help you, and sometimes, it cannot help you. I suggest you consult a local general surgeon for having examination before taking other treatments. If piles remain for a long time, it causes significant pa...  Read Full »

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