Serratiopeptidase

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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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 »


Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

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 »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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 »


Dr. Baidya Nath Majhi

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 »


Dr. Kumar. M

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 »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

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 »


Dr. Prakashkumar P Bhatt

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 »

Kindly suggest treatment for painful lump in the armpit.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a painful armpit lump. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Subhash Kashyap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is an infection. Take tablet Cefixime 200 mg twice daily for five days, Mupirocin ointment daily for five days. Take antiseptic soap for bathing. Tablet Aceclofenac and Serratiopeptidase once daily if there is pain. Review after five days. Infection will subside, i...  Read Full »

I am getting lumps in both armpits. Are these lumps serious?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old female. I am getting lumps in my armpits and they are painful. I sweat a lot. I have dark underarms and it is itching too. Are these lumps something serious? Should I consult a doctor?  Read Full »


Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and viewed the attached picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and do understand your concern.  Read Full »

I have a hard bump on my eyebrow after a fall. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I had a fall before four days and hit my eye. I have a lump on my eyebrow, and that is not going down or getting better. It is hard and painful.  Read Full »


Dr. Shinas Hussain A P

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and I can understand your concerns. The history you have provided suggestive that you are probably having a condition called hematoma. It is absolutely a harmless condition, and there is no need to worry regarding it. It is nothing but a...  Read Full »

I Have A Swollen Labia After Protected Intercourse. What Should I Do?

Query: Hello doctor,I had sexual intercourse last night with protection. Immediately after, I went to take a shower and I see that my left labia majora is swollen but painless. It is kind of weird to walk lie down or sit. It was only my second time having sex. What should I do? Is this a dangerous situatio...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? I do not see any reason for you to worry. The possibilities for this swelling are: You could be allergic to the latex material of the condom. So, due to the friction, the local skin is showing a reaction. Maybe, the other labia is also slightly swo...  Read Full »

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