Routine Health Checkup

A regular health check-up is a set of routine tests, investigations, and general examinations to understand the health status of an otherwise healthy individual and treat any disease, if present, in the initial stages, thereby preventing complications. They are also known as annual health check-ups. It covers almost all the organs and their functioning through blood parameters, urine and stool examination, scans, and physical examination. They comply with the quote "prevention is better than cure."

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Why do I get sudden jerks just before sleeping?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having the following symptoms for the last month or so. Difficulty in falling asleep at night. I have witnessed sudden jerks when I am about to fall asleep. After such jerks, it becomes difficult for me to get good sleep. I do not remember having these jerks once I complet...  Read Full »


Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your history, and I have seen all reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I am highlighting the abnormal results. In your CBC (complete blood count), there is raised MCV (mean corpuscular volume). You have vitamin B12 deficiency. Are you a veget...  Read Full »

I have done my annual blood test recently. Kindly advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 5.10 feet male, who weighs 65 kg, and I am attaching my annual blood reports. Please give me necessary medical advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Jayanand Chandwadkar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are not clear. Please attach clear reports along with current or past medications, history of previous illness, and current complaints. Revert with more information to an internal medicine physician onl...  Read Full »

What should I do if my hemoglobin is low?

Query: Hi doctor, I just had a routine checkup done. Please check the attached reports, and let me know if everything is fine.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I had seen your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your hemoglobin is slightly low, and it mostly seems to be iron-deficiency anemia. For that, no medication is needed. I suggest eating iron-rich foods like green leafy vegetables, dry fruits, beans,...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to take a yearly chest x-ray even after ten years of quitting smoking?

Query: Hi doctor, I was a chronic smoker, and I had quit smoking ten years ago. I used to smoke a pack for a day. My last chest x-ray was taken three years ago. But yearly chest x-ray is mandatory at my company's medical checkup. Do I need it now? Thanks.  Read Full »


Dr. Hira Chaudhry

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Chest x-rays are beneficial to check for suspected lung or heart disease, especially for people over the age of 50. I understand your concern is about radiation exposure. However, the benefits outweigh the risks. The amount of radiation that you are exposed to during che...  Read Full »

Should I get my heart checked as a heart attack runs in my family?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old female. My father who is 65 years old has suffered from two very severe heart attacks, one recently and another two years back. His father and brother both died in their 50s from heart attacks. Is heart attack genetic? Should my son and I get tested?  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, heart attack has a genetic component coupled with environmental elements like lifestyle, etc. Your chance of acquiring it depends on both of your parents. Likewise, your son acquiring it depends on you and your husband. But you are at an increased risk, so you...  Read Full »

My wife's blood report shows abnormal monocytes and ESR. Is this cause for concern?

Query: Hello doctor, Me and my wife got an annual blood test done. Few of my wife's results are off the radar. She is 30 years old, and she had a mild cough when the tests were done. She becomes tired very easily. In the attached hemogram report, her monocytes are 0 and ESR is 80. Rest of the tests inc...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Rathee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern, but after a detailed evaluation of your wife's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I would say there is nothing to worry. Only monocytes levels are low, it does not mean much. It does not cause anything serious if ...  Read Full »

Kindly check my parent's health check-up results and advise.

Query: Hi doctor, Please check the attached annual health check-up results of my parents and advise if any medications are required. They already take cholesterol and blood pressure medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. All attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) are normal, except reactive eosinophilia is present in your dad's report. Eosinophils are elevated in allergic conditions, certain skin disease, parasitic infection, etc. Is there any history of congest...  Read Full »

Can high RBC count cause blood in urine?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an annual health checkup recently. My RBC count was high, will this cause blood in urine? And my eosinophils, ESR, and calcium levels are high. What needs to be done? I currently take BP and cholesterol medicines.  Read Full »


Dr. Akash Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I want to really appreciate that you go for regular health checkups. Most of your health parameters are within normal range except a few. Regarding calcium, your calcium levels are marginally over the limit, and should not be considered high. The calcium...  Read Full »

Is running bad for the heart?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female. I am an avid runner. I run 5 to 7 miles daily. Is this bad for my heart? I keep reading that I could be damaging my heart instead of hurting it. I have tried only running 3 to 4 miles instead of the longer mileage, and it makes me crabby. I have no heart dise...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Jogging is a good exercise, and it benefits the whole body including the cardiovascular system. So, you need not worry about this.Regarding exercise, it is best to change the pace of physical activity such as running, jogging, etc. Running at a smooth, fast pace is not so...  Read Full »

Even after treatment, why is my fungal infection not getting resolved?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a fungal infection in my groin area and even after taking the medication the problem was persistent. The doctor has advised checking diabetes and thyroid. I would like to have a master health checkup including the tests the doctor has suggested. What all should I consider? I am 2...  Read Full »


Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Master health checkup is better to perform but not absolutely necessary at your age. Fungal infections in the groin area not responding to treatment require an immunosuppressive state to be ruled out. Firstly, if you are on any immunosuppressive drugs, then stop them. The...  Read Full »

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