Ultrasound Abdomen

High-frequency sound waves used to produce images of the organs and structures inside the abdomen is called an ultrasound abdomen. It is used to check for blood clots, enlargement of organs, fluid in the abdominal cavity, gallstone, hernia, kidney stones, liver problems, cancer, appendicitis, and pancreatitis.

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My pregnant wife has some blood in her vomiting. What is the cause?

Query: My doctor,My wife is pregnant and this is her third month. During vomiting, she noticed blood. What is the reason? Kindly suggest me.  Read Full »

Dr. Prathap

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is unusual for a pregnant woman to vomit blood. The reason may be excess, repeated vomiting caused esophageal tears, which leads to blood in the vomitus. If hematemesis is persistent and there are signs of decreased perfusion like cold extremities, giddiness...  Read Full »

What to do for urinary incontinence in a 11-year-old girl?

Query: Hello doctor, My 11-year-old daughter has been unable to tell when she has to urinate until she starts to urinate. Before, she was able to stop and run to the bathroom. However, in the past couple of weeks, she has been unable to stop herself and keeps urinating. Her mother and I just found it out...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please get the child evaluated physically for urinary incontinence. A USG (ultrasound) abdomen may be required along with urine routine and microscopy. If all reports are normal, fluid intake and urine output dairy may need to be maintained to see what can be altered...  Read Full »

I have been having a dull pain on my right side, where my right ribs meet my abdomen. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having a dull pain in my right side, where my right ribs meet my abdomen. I have been having the pain for about three weeks now. When I went to urgent care, they checked my vitals, pushed on all areas of my abdomen, and concluded it was probably gastritis. However, that wa...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugandh Garg

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Get yourself physically examined and investigated to rule out the medical problems and treat them accordingly. Do diet modification and drink plenty of water. For details on a diet, kindly follow up. Walking, doing yoga, and exercising as health permits started gradu...  Read Full »

My 10-week-old baby spits up after every feed. What can I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My 10-week old projectile spits up after every nursing session. He is scheduled to have an ultrasound of upper GI one week from now to see if he has pyloric stenosis. Last night he was up until 7 AM screaming in pain. He is hungry all the time and I feel like I am doing more harm than...  Read Full »

Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your misery. However, I feel the line of management chosen is appropriate. If you could arrange for getting a USG abdomen done earlier it would be good. An X-ray of the erect abdomen can also be done to get an approximate judgment about the same. Another st...  Read Full »

I have low back pain and frequent urination after sex. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 40 years old and have suffered from bouts of prostatitis a few times. I have not had an intimate life for many years. Now, I am having an intimate life with one person, who is clean as well as I am. After vigorous sex, I am having frequent urination, especially at night. I was wonder...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Yes, your symptoms are consistent with either urinary tract infection (UTI) or prostatic enlargement. In fact, you might have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) contributing to UTI.The second reason can be sexually transmitted UTI as also said by ...  Read Full »

My 14-year-old daughter suffers from UTI since childhood. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,My daughter is 14 years old and has had UTIs since she was at a very young age. We have taken her to doctors, and they put her on antibiotics which do not work, or at least not long enough. She drinks plenty of water every day and does physical activity daily. We are stuck with no treatmen...  Read Full »

Dr. Raja Ramesh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history you gave, it seems that she has a genetic susceptibility to urinary infections. Other reasons could be neurogenic bladder dysfunction, undiagnosed reflux disease, ureterocele and other anatomic causes. Use of daily low dose antibiotic prophy...  Read Full »

Why is my urologist not concerned about the pain under my shoulder blades after drinking fluids?

Query: Hi doctor,Last year I had a kidney stone of 6 mm at the junction of the left ureter with the bladder. After three months, it passed out without surgery and I was symptom-free. But, for the last five months, I am suffering from mild mid-back pain, pressure, and tightness after drinking fluids. The pa...  Read Full »

Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.There is no correlation between shoulder pain/heaviness/tightness with drinking fluids, that is why your urologist is not much concerned.As there is no underlying pathology, so nothing is to be done.My suggestion to you is to drink as much water as you want but a little at ...  Read Full »

My blood pressure is 160/120 mmHg, and my blood sugar is low. Kindly suggest a treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, My height is 160 cm, my weight is 73 kg, and I have been having dizziness for the last two days. Today I checked my blood pressure. It was 160/120 mmHg, and my blood sugar was low. Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You must immediately eat something sweet or sugary, preferably chocolate or sugar. Then we need to get some tests done to identify the cause of hypertension at your age. I would suggest you get an ultrasound of the whole abdomen on an empty stomach first thing tomorr...  Read Full »

Is there anything of concern in my brother's annual health lab reports?

Query: Hello doctor, My brother has done his annual health checkup and received the lab reports. I am attaching all the reports. Could you please review the reports and let me know whether we should worry about anything, especially creatinine or diabetes?  Read Full »

Dr. Shahil Khant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports sent by you (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Does he have any complaints? Is he hypertensive? Any past history of surgery or medicines, etc? Any history of renal diseases in family members (parents or siblings)? All hi...  Read Full »

Can lower abdominal pain occur after unprotected sex?

Query: Hello doctor, My query is regarding sexually transmitted infection. I had unprotected sex 51 days back. I had mild fever with a very mild burning sensation on my penis for three days after that encounter. I consulted a doctor and she gave five shots of Ceftriaxone for five days. The mild burning ...  Read Full »

Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems that you have been tried on multiple antibiotics on just hit and run basis. Firstly, you were given Ceftriaxone for five days without getting the relevant investigations. Then you took antiviral medications followed by Doxycycline. You have taken a ...  Read Full »

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