Tinidazole

Tinidazole, a Nitroimidazole antibiotic, is used to treat a sexually transmitted infection called trichomoniasis, giardiasis (parasitic infection of the intestine), and amebiasis (protozoal infection of the intestine). It can also be used to treat vaginal infection caused by bacteria (bacterial vaginosis) in women. It treats these infections by killing the causative organisms.

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Does vomiting and nauseous feeling after having fast food indicate food poisoning?

Query: Hi doctor, I had some fast food from the last two days, and I am feeling nauseous. I even vomited once, after which, I felt little better. I am feeling a bit better now, but the vomiting tendency is still there. I am also burping a lot, which has the same taste of the fast food. I do not feel like e...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your query, most likely, you have gastroenteritis. Gastroenteritis is inflammation of gastric mucosa. Most commonly, it is viral. Viral gastroenteritis usually limits itself to 7 to 10 days. But in your case, as it is already more than 10 days, I would advise you...  Read Full »

What is amebiasis? What is the clinical test for amebiasis?

Query: Hi doctor, It seems that I have intestinal parasites. Even after the use of some broad-spectrum medications, it has not subsided. Furthermore, when I do testing at any clinic, it comes back with a negative result. What should I do? Would you please give your opinion?  Read Full »


Dr. Yasmin Yusufzai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be having chronic amoebiasis. I suggest you take a complete course of Metrogyl (Metronidazole), antacid, diet restrictions, and Diclofenac for severe pain. It will take time for your symptoms to sudside. Take care.  Read Full »

Kindly explain the results of my comprehensive stool analysis.

Query: Hi doctor, Could you have a look at my results of comprehensive stool analysis and parasitology. Please let me know if you think there are any issues. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. I have studied your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). In our intestines, we have two types of bacterias. One is the normal inhabitants of our intestines, good bacterias and others are due to infection. Your report shows tha...  Read Full »

How are stomach pain and diarrhea treated?

Query: Hi doctor, For around two weeks, I have had sharp excruciating pain in my stomach and diarrhea. I cannot hold my food down and the frequency of pain is constant. I have diarrhea for every 30 to 60 minutes. I also have sharp pains in my kidney area. My current medication includes Omeprazole 40 mg, B...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain in abdomen and diarrhea may be due to gastroenteritis, worm infestation, colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, etc. Kidney pain may be due to stones or UTI (urinary tract infection). I would suggest you to carry out ultrasound examination of abdomen, stool examinatio...  Read Full »

What is the reason for thick vaginal discharge during pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, Currently, I am 7.3 weeks pregnant. Last Monday, I am having vaginal discharge mostly it is thick and in half white color with nominal blood in it. I went to a gynecologist she suggested me a sonography test. We performed the test the reports were normal. I suggested me to take rest bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Sangeeta Milap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know your last menstrual period date. Also, if discharge is there and it is foul smelling and whitish curd like it is a candida infection. Do take Clingen vaginal tablet locally into the vagina once at bedtime for seven days. Also, take bed rest and table...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ways to manage H.pylori infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I have been experiencing a wide range of symptoms for nearly a year. It all started in the last summer. I started to experience constant vomiting after eating, bloating and weight loss. Then, I was diagnosed with a Dientamoeba fragilis infection and given a cours...  Read Full »


Dr. Uphar Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms can be explained by Helicobacter pylori easily. H.pylori infects the lining of the stomach, causes increased acid production and (gastroesophageal reflux disease) GERD  as one of the main symptoms. It is a pretty common disease worldwide and is...  Read Full »

How to postpone my periods?

Query: Hello doctor, My marriage is ahead in 13 days. We are planning for honeymoon after four days of our marriage. But, my fiance's monthly cycle date is on the fifth day following our marriage. We need help in postponing her period as well as about birth control. Please guide.  Read Full »


Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a perfect time to start a birth control pill from now. Just start a Novelon (Desogestrel and Ethinylestradiol combination) tablet from day one of this cycle. Then start another pack after completion of this one without any gap. This will cross your honeymoon date. J...  Read Full »

Tablet Loperamide has reduced my diarrhea

Query: Hello doctor, I had 3 rotis in a highway hotel, with curry and raitha. After 1 hour, I got loose motion. I took tablet Eldoper (Loperamide), one tablet. I felt better then. After about 2 hours, I again had loose motion (lesser than the earlier time). I also felt it was a little restricted than the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have got traveler's diarrhea. Start taking tablet Ciplox TZ 500mg (Ciprofloxacin and Tinidazole) one tablet two times a day for 4 days, after meals. Also take capsule Darolac (lactobacillus) one capsule two times a day, after meals for 4 days. Stop...  Read Full »

My dad felt lightheaded with loose stools and sweating. Is that heart attack or food poisoning?

Query: Hi doctor, My dad's age is 59. He is a diabetic patient. He suddenly got a severe stomach ache and passed loose stools. He also sweated more and felt lightheaded. I feel that he is abnormal. He refuses to go the hospital and he believes that if there is a pain in the chest, then it is a heart attac...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted all your father's details. Most likely the symptoms are because of acute gastroenteritis. Cardiac origin of pain usually radiates to the epigastric region only and full abdomen is not included. The loose stools shift the diagnosis towards gastroenteritis. Do ...  Read Full »

Would I be pregnant if I had sex one day after my menstrual cycle ended?

Query: Hello doctor,My boyfriend and I had sex for the second time two days back which is one day after my cycle ends. We used a condom for protection. I have some pain in my vaginal area. I am currently using Lox jelly for pain relief. Will I be pregnant? Also, my boyfriend ejaculated on time. Pleas...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not see any chance for you to get pregnant. Usually, the ovulation will occur only around the 12th to the 16th day of periods. Life of the egg is 24 hours and that of the sperm is 72 hours. There is no chance of the egg being available on the 8th day of the peri...  Read Full »

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