Septillin is a herbal tablet manufactured by Himalaya Wellness Company. Its ingredients include Indian Bdellium, Licorice, and Tinospora gulancha. They are used in anti-infective therapy and claim to enhance the body's immune response, thereby building resistance to infections. It is beneficial against respiratory tract infections like bronchitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, etc.
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Are my throat and nose symptoms an allergic reaction to pollution and industrial gases?
Query: Hi doctor, I have had throat and nose problems for a year. My throat becomes dry while walking, I feel discomfort while breathing, and I have tiny red spots on the roof of my mouth. These spots become very painful whenever I get a throat infection, which I get twice a year during season change. I d... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By the information you provided, it appears you have some chronic inflammation, which is occasionally worsened by season change or allergy. I suggest you: Wear a mask whenever you go outside. While walking, there might be an increased demand for air, which makes ... Read Full »
What kind of muscle pain is associated with ARS?
Query: Hi, I am a 31 year old male. About 38 days before I had sex with a CSW (Commercial Social Worker). It was protected vaginal sex and protected oral sex. Also there were deep throat kisses which lasted almost a minute. I am not sure if the condom was torn during the intercourse. Since last 3 weeks ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Based upon your history, my answer to your questions: 1. Are My Symptoms Related to ARS? Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) typically begins 7-14 days after the exposure to a HIV positive patient, and may last for up to 3-4 months. The symptoms are typically "flu-like" w... Read Full »
What causes bumps on the pharyngeal wall?
Query: Hi doctor, I am quite worried about the bumps on the back of my throat. I am quite sensitive to dust and get sinusitis along with blocked nose and stuffed head often. Around three to four weeks back, I had small red bumps on the roof of my mouth. When I consulted with a doctor, they suggested Augmen... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have very precisely described your problem with pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I appreciate that. My diagnosis of your condition based on your symptoms is chronic or recurrent acute rhinosinusitis, which is causing chronic pharyngitis... Read Full »
Will recurrent fever occur in a patient with gastritis?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a medical student and my query is regarding my father. My father is suffering from fever, chills and rigor every month along with gastric problem. For gastritis, I am treating him with PPI and Sucralfate. He had similar attack 15 days back. Since I had no clue about the cause, I gave... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Though your dad is not having cough or cold that accompanies fever, his symptoms suggest that, it can be due to allergy or post-chikungunya syndrome. Did your dad affected with chikungunya recently? If so, then he might have recurrent fever along with joint pain. Thi... Read Full »
How to cure the tiny red spots in the throat?
Query: Hi doctor, I am getting a throat infection for one or two times a year. As shown in the photo, I have tiny red painless spots in the upper part of the throat. When I get throat infection, mostly upper respiratory infection from nose to throat, these tiny spots become mild painful and sensitive to br... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I looked through the photographs you have sent (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I must appreciate the care and patience you have taken in capturing a clear photograph of the throat and labeling it for easy understanding. I would like to know a few more... Read Full »