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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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I feel pain and burning sensation after intercourse. Is this UTI?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I got married recently. After having intercourse with my husband, I feel too much pain in my vagina and also burning sensation while urinating. I also feel frequent urination. Is this urinary tract infection? Please suggest some medicine.  Read Full »

Dr. Megha Tuli

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are right. You have symptoms of urinary tract infection (UTI). Please get a urine culture and sensitivity done. We can start the appropriate antibiotic then. Meanwhile, have plenty of water of about 10-15 glasses a day to flush out the toxins.   Read Full »

I am experiencing vaginal pain post-protected sex. Why?

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. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

Could diarrhea, oral ulcers, and weakness indicate HIV?

Query: Hello doctor, I performed receptive fellatio on a guy 55 days back. I took RNA PCR (Ribonucleic acid polymerase chain reaction)TEST after 11 days and then again at 35 days and both were negative. I also took a fourth generation combo test (antibody and p24) on 38th day and it was negative as well. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Yes, Candidiasis is there. But, it is usually the late manifestation of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Since, all your tests are negative, consider yourself as negative unless proved otherwise. All other things can also happen without HIV. Go for HIV test one more ti...  Read Full »

How to treat anal pain during bowel movement?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old male working as a software professional. I have been facing a problem with anal pain during bowel movements and also feel the pain after the bowel movement for some time. I have been facing this problem for 10 days. Motion is normal. I have overcleaned the anal area...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your post. There are three possibilities on the basis of history alone as the cause of your symptoms. 1) Anal fissure. 2) Hemorrhoids. 3) Proctitis. The treatment is almost the same except for a severe anal fissure that is bleeding. I suggest you ...  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 had vaginal discharge which was mostly 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. She suggested me to take rest. T...  Read Full »

Dr. Sangeeta Milap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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 Yusuf Zai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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 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 »

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