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Sucralfate

Sucralfate is a drug that is available in liquid or tablet form. It is used along with antibiotics to treat ulcers in the upper part of the small intestine (duodenal ulcer). This medicine is usually taken 2 to 4 times a day on an empty stomach to prevent the recurrence of stomach ulcers due to H.pylori infection.

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Is it normal to vomit with traces of blood during 12th week of pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 12 weeks pregnant. Tonight I vomited twice. First, I saw traces of blood and felt sore in the throat. Second time I saw a handful of brown stuff/streaks. Please advice.  Read Full »


Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Are you taking a lot of spicy food? Did you have vomiting already for the last three months or is it the first episode? Are you on Ecosprin or LMWH (low-molecular-weight heparin) injection. Consult your doctor definitely. Take a bland diet and liquid Sucrafil-O (antacid...  Read Full »

Can I use Ancool SF tonic daily for GERD and acid reflux?

Query: Hello doctor,I am asthmatic for four years and hypertensive. Two months back I had a breath issue in spite of using my inhaler. Later, it was diagnosed with GERD and acid reflux. I was suggested a medication for 15 days. Later, I was fine. But whenever I eat oily food I am having a heartburn sensati...  Read Full »


Dr. Babu Lal Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This Ancool SF contains sucralfate. This helps ulcers to heal if any (by coating over ulcer). If you take this, you need to take three times in a day for 1 to 2 weeks, not intermittent. Antacids you can take while burning. Endoscopy report (attachment removed to protect...  Read Full »

I have recurrent problem of acidity and throat pain. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old male. I had mild pain at the right side of my throat. I had pain while chewing something or when throat muscles contracted like while brushing teeth or touching the innermost tooth with tongue. It subsided after 15 to 20 days; I took homeopathy medicines for infection. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have any fever or cough? If yes, then is it associated with expectoration?Can you feel any lumps or lymph nodes in the neck? Do you have any history of tonsillitis?From the symptoms briefed above, you have allergic rhinitis with URTI (upper respiratory tract inf...  Read Full »

What to do if a person takes a hot soup and it causes burning sensation from esophagus to stomach?

Query: Hello doctor, Yesterday I took a mouthful of soup which is extremely hot and I realized it only after swallowing it. It is so hot that I felt like it had been in the microwave for too long. I felt the heat going down my throat, burning from the esophagus into the stomach. I rushed in and drank wate...  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. When you consume hot drinks, it can irritate the lining of the throat and the esophageal mucosa. There may be small burns, as you know, that happens to our tongue when we have something very hot. There is nothing to worry about. I will advise...  Read Full »

I do not have a white half-moon on my nails. Can I have a thyroid issue?

Query: Hello doctor, I do not have a white half moon on my nails. Is there any thyroid issue? If yes, please suggest some treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The absence of the white half moon also called as lunula, is not uncommon and may be a normal variant, and there is no need to worry about it. I guess rest of your nail is normal. However, it can be associated with low hemoglobin and inadequate diet. Treatment is not n...  Read Full »

Why do I have occasional dull aches on the right side of the abdomen?

Query: Hi doctor, I have occasionally been experiencing dull aches on right side of the abdomen, about 4 to 5 inches right of the¬†belly button, and about 3 inches below the ribs, from two weeks. I just had an ultrasound of the abdomen and kidneys, and everything is normal. What can this be? It just comes ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It might be due to an acidity and gastritis. Do you also have nausea, bloating, burping, increase in pain on food, sour water feeling in throat, or chest burning? Try doing the following. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicin...  Read Full »

Why am I feeling pressure under rib cage?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pressure at the top of my abdomen, under my rib cage. It is not painful. It feels like there is something extra in there or there is someone pressing out against my ribs. CT scan was normal. Would it show enlarged organs? Does this sound like a problem? Should I be worried abou...  Read Full »


Dr. C. Elanchezhian

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sometimes severe gastritis can produce gas or fill in the upper abdomen. That area appears larger or swollen and hard. This you cannot see in ultrasound or CT scan. Please give history- Are you alcoholic or smoker? Diabetic or hypertensive? Taking your diet timely an...  Read Full »

Please suggest some treatment for my stomach problem.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28 year old female. I am suffering from stomach problems. The symptoms include gas trouble, acidity, high frequency of passing stools, stools are slightly dark in color and do not float (stools are smelly though). When I have irritating feeling in my stomach, lower abdomen, along...  Read Full »


Dr. Rathee Rahul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From what you have described, your clinical history, symptoms, and the test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it seems that you have not been given the complete treatment which is required for your ailment. I guess an accurate and precise diagnos...  Read Full »

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