Serratiopeptidase is a protease, which is a type of enzyme, produced by nonpathogenic bacteria found in silkworm. It is believed to be helpful for pain and swelling.
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Can my wife use Serrax-D while breastfeeding?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 27 years old. Her weight is 132 pounds and height is 5 feet 4 inches. She developed a wound on her left thigh a few days back. We ignored it at first. Later, the surrounding area started swelling. Now, the swelling has reached till the lymph nodes. We went to a gynecologist ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is right. The drug Serax-D, a combination of Serratiopeptidase and Diclofenac potassium should not be advised in case of pregnancy or with lactation. Although it does cause problems like diarrhea, bleeding and rash, data is lacking regarding safety in such ki... Read Full »
How do I reduce the dull pain in my hamstring?
Query: Hi doctor, I am doing dance for a year and a half now. After dance class I used to do stretching. Since Monday, I am feeling a dull pain in my right hamstring and quad. It was uncomfortable for me to walk up and down the stairs. So, I applied ice and took Ibuprofen. Then throughout the day the pain ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The initial goal of treatment is to reduce pain and swelling. To accomplish this, I recommend you to do the following. Take a break from strenuous activities to allow the injury to heal. Use a cane or crutches to avoid putting your full weight on your injured leg. ... Read Full »
My tooth cavity is filled with an inflamed gum tissue. What procedure should I undergo?
Query: Hello doctor,My tooth has a hole in it, the gums are now inflated and it blocks the hole now. What procedure would the dentist do in my tooth? Also, the placement of the tooth is in the upper middle part. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concern. According to your description, it is a pulp polyp. It is a pulp hyperplastic condition after acute pulpitis. You do not need to worry because it is not a dangerous condition.There are two possible treatments f... Read Full »
Kindly suggest medicines for piles and blood in stools.
Query: Hello doctor,I am having blood in my stools, and I have piles. I also have pain in passing the stools. Can you suggest some medicine? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would suggest the following to manage your painful piles. I suggest you start the following: 1. Antibiotics, preferably Ciplox TZ (Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole) tablet twice daily. 2. Tablet Lyser DP (Diclofenac, Serratiopeptidase, and Paracetamol) twice daily... Read Full »
My throat pain is persistent even after taking medicine. What can I do?
Query: Hello doctor,For a throat infection, I took Azax 500 for three days, one tablet a day. Although there is an improvement, there is still a throat pain. Should I repeat the dose? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send me pictures of your throat, so that I can suggest you better. Revert with more information to an ENT otolaryngologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/ENT-Otolaryngologist Read Full »
What is the cause for occasional, irritating, and mild left-sided chest pain?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having pain on the left side of my chest from the last 2 to 3 days. I am not sure, but it seems a muscular pain because whenever I am moving my neck in a particular way or when I press my collar bone, the pain is more. I have a clerical job, and I have to sit a lot in front of th... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history and facts, it appears to be a non-cardiac pain. Also, you had similar pain in the past, and it was non-cardiac, so I think there is no need to worry. Also, the cardiac pain will not worsen on movements or application of pressure, so in all probabilitie... Read Full »
I suffer from ear pain after I tried to remove ear wax. What to do?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from ear pain for the last two days and it has become really serious now. The entire right side of my face has gone numb and I am not able to hear properly in my right ear. I can listen to some hissing sound. I remember cleaning my ear with my fingers and tried to... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your symptoms and history of ear cleaning, it is suggestive of otitis externa with ear wax. Do not worry too much. It is a soft tissue infection of your ear canal most probably due to finger nail trauma. You need to take some medication and precautions and it ... Read Full »
My neck got swollen after an impacted wisdom tooth infection. Why?
Query: Hi doctor, I have an impacted wisdom tooth on my left jaw. I had an infection three months back and now, it returned. My oral surgeon is holding off my surgery until confirmation from a rheumatologist. My infection has returned with tenderness, pain and spasms reaching my ear. They started me on ant... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you say your neck is swollen, the infection must be spreading. You better get admitted and start on IV antibiotics. I suggest Paracetamol with Serratiopeptidase combination twice daily for three days and Pan 40 before food twice daily for three days for reducing pai... Read Full »
Why do I get pain near my second molar with redness and pain in gingiva?
Query: Hello doctor, I had pain in my second molar. I felt the pain in my wisdom tooth last week then the pain fades away after 3-5 minutes. I thought it will not come back but then it happens recently then the gums in my second right molar teeth have the red lining and it always hurts when I eat or drink... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. I am sorry for your inconvenience with the tooth. As an expert in this field, I know what is exactly wrong. Nothing to worry it is your third molar. What happens during erupting third molars or partially erupted third molars is the gum b... Read Full »
What could cause mild pain in shoulder joint with weakness in hands?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a mild pain at my right shoulder joint or below. I am unable to lift weights and sometimes even cannot lift up my hand also. Kindly suggest. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having pain in the right shoulder with weakness in the right hand. Please answer my few questions. Can you hold a cup of tea in your right hand or it is dropping from your hand? Can you hold the bathtub while bathing? Is that pain continuous or occasional? ... Read Full »