Sweating, otherwise called perspiration, is a normal body function that helps regulate body temperature. Sweating can be caused due to hot climate, emotions like anger, fear, anxiety, eating spicy food, consuming alcohol, menopause, and certain medicines. Excess sweating (hyperhidrosis) can be a sign of some underlying health condition.
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I am experiencing continued belching with blurred vision, hiccups, and sweating. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I am continually belching with blurred vision, hiccups, and sweating. I have been eating Omez insta for two weeks. The belching has stopped, and I have a black stool, so I stopped the medication, and the symptoms came back. What should I do now? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed your case history and attached laboratory investigations (attachments have been removed to protect the patient's identity). Your ultrasound report is normal. Black stools are not normal at all. This reflects upper gastrointestinal bleeding (like bleed... Read Full »
I am sick with cough and wheeze. How to get cured?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 22 years old female, with 5'5" height and I weight 60.5 kg. I have been sick for the past seven days, and my symptoms have not seemed to have gone away. I was given antibiotics (Amoxicillin) as well. I was to know where to go from here I can tell you what my symptoms are,1. Coughin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, it is evident that you have bronchial asthma. In asthma, there is reversible airway obstruction, the airway becomes swollen and narrow, and this is the reason for wheeze and cough. But coughing out on blood indicates that your lung going on for som... Read Full »
Why is there sweating with black spots in vision in a pregnant woman?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 22 weeks 5 days pregnant. Yesterday I started feeling hot, sweating and started getting black spots in my vision. Then I felt like I was gonna pass out. I was at work during this and went to sit down. I had water and I felt better. I have a slight lightheaded feeling today and I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Getting dizzy in a second trimester (after 20 weeks) of pregnancy is a normal phenomenon as pregnancy hormones especially Progesterone results in vasodilation of blood vessels and pooling of blood in lower limbs after prolonged standing or sitting. So do not worry ab... Read Full »
I am experiencing strong and fast heartbeats with difficulty in breathing. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 31-years-old male and a heavy smoker. I usually have some problems with GERD, but when I take Nexium, I feel I am suffering recently from the following symptoms. During my day, around two times, I got episodes of the following while resting. 1. Strong heartbeats. 2. Accelerated... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should curtail your smoking which is the reason for the increase in cholesterol as well as increasing your heart rate your heart and must be going very high due to stimulation of the heart by the nicotine and hydrocarbons limited by smoke the possibility of infre... Read Full »
I have an unpleasant body odor. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a bad body odor. I consistently emit a body odor that is unpleasant to others. I shower and brush my teeth two to three times daily, but nothing helps. It has been happening for about six months. I was a heavy smoker but quitted smoking over the past two months. Kindly help. ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and concern. From your descriptions, it seems you have body odor issues. I suggest the following. Consult a specialist doctor, talk with them, and take medications with their consent. 1. Excessive sweating is always associated with armpit odo... Read Full »
I have been suffering from low blood sugar for more than six months, six months, with episodes of sweating, tiredness, and shaking. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from low blood sugar for more than six months. I have episodes of sweating, tiredness, and shaking, which are resolved when eating something sweet. After tracking my levels, it seems to be within a few hours of eating that it drops. Blood sugar can be between 2.7 mmo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. You may have reactive hypoglycemia. I suggest a mixed meal test - baseline glucose, insulin, and C-peptide every 30 minutes for the next four hours after a mixed meal (usually a mix of a protein drink) or a 75-gram glucose solution. For man... Read Full »
How often should I wash my face in case of sensitive, acne-prone skin?
Query: Hello doctor,I typically work out in the mornings as soon as I wake up and then shower immediately after. Knowing this, should I wash my face before I work out, rinse water on it, or just workout and then wash after? I have sensitive, acne-prone skin. So, I am trying to avoid washing more than twice... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a good idea to wash your face with water before a workout to remove oil produced during sleep. Then your skin is free to breathe and secrete oil which will not be accumulated. I highly recommend it. Regards. Read Full »
I am a 17-year-old boy suffering from a ringworm fungal infection under the thigh and a small spot in the mouth for one month. Kindly suggest a treatment.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old boy suffering from a ringworm fungal infection under the thigh and a small spot in the mouth for one month. Kindly suggest a treatment. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per the history provided, Tinea corporis or ringworm infection as you have mentioned appears due to fungal infection of any area in the body due to multiple factors including contact with an infected person, sharing belongings with an infected person, excess sweat... Read Full »
I have itchiness, puffiness, and sweating in the area between my legs. Why does it occur?
Query: Hi doctor,The area between my legs was sweaty, wet, itchy, and puffy. The balls have a different texture and are sweating profusely, and the skin around them has marks that look like my brief underwear. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As per the history and images provided, it appears as tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection most commonly found in folds and private areas with less exposure. They appear as a result of sweat and moisture stagnation. The private... Read Full »
I have pus oozing lesion in my underarm. What can it be?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 41 year old female. I am obese. My weight is 89 kg and height is 5 feet 7 inches. Currently, I am taking Thyronorm 75 mcg and Storfib 145. Previously, I used to get lymph node enlargement in underarms and groin area, but they never become lesions. I have been having a pus oozin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You might be suffering from hidradenitis suppurativa, skin disease that causes abscess and scarring which commonly affects sweat glands. Are both underarms affected? Please send good quality photographs for confirmation of diagnosis and treatment. Rever... Read Full »