Vitamin B

Vitamin B is a group of eight different water-soluble vitamins that help in cell metabolism. Vitamin B complex includes B1 (Thiamin), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), B5 (Pantothenic acid), B6 (Pyridoxine), B7 (Biotin), B9 (Folic acid), and B12 (Cobalamin).

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Can you please help get rid of the multiplying canker sores?

Query: Hello doctor,What can I do for canker sores that keep multiplying and have been there for about two weeks?  Read Full »


Dr. Asma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Canker sores can be due to a number of reasons like vitamin deficiency, bacterial or viral infection, gastritis, etc. Since it has been there for two weeks now, it could be due to a vitamin deficiency. So, you can start taking Vitamin B complex with Zinc capsules for 1...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for oral thrush?

Query: Hello doctor, Can you look at the picture and tell me if I have an oral thrush?  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is a depapillation of the tongue. As it is reddish, it seems to be a vitamin B complex deficiency. But, as the pictures are not in natural light, I cannot comment for sure. It can b...  Read Full »

I am getting mouth sores when I eat anything. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting sores in my mouth when I eat anything. Also, I get the feeling in my mouth as if I am eating something sour and it is annoying. I get it around the same time every year for a couple of occasions. It usually starts around my exams. I am a 15 year old female. My height is 158 c...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sores occur due to deficiency of vitamin B and also due to excessive stress. You should try to avoid stress using relaxation techniques like deep breathing, meditation, etc. I suggest vitamin B complex supplement like capsule Zevit once a day for a week. It shou...  Read Full »

How to treat the nerve pain in the foot of my mother, who is diabetic?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is diabetic for last 11 years. She is on insulin for the last six years. Now, she is not feeling well, as she has a nerve pain in her foot and ankles. The skin of her foot is getting rough from the last year. She is losing her appetite and is very weak. She is currently on Novo...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query about your mother and saw her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It appears that she has uncontrolled diabetes as well as diabetic neuropathy. I would suggest adding the following to her existing medications: Tablet Vildagliptin...  Read Full »

Can Spirulina 500 mg tablet replace body's vitamin B and folic acid requirements?

Query: Hi doctor, Can Spirulina 500 mg tablet be taken twice to replace the intake of 2.5 mg folic acid and vitamin B?  Read Full »


Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The amount of folic acid or vitamin B available in a capsule of Spirulina is not sufficient to meet the daily requirements of these vitamins. So, it is essential to substitute it by other vitamin supplements.  Read Full »

Why do I feel lethargic and tired?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel lethargic, tired, and lost a few kilograms of weight. I had an HCP test done. I want you to see it and help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your message. From the report (attachment removed to protect patient identity), I suggest the following; You have uncontrolled diabetes. At the age of 30, it is likely to be type 1 diabetes, and you need to start an Insulin injection. Meet a local diabe...  Read Full »

How to resolve the infection present on my lips?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an infection on my lips. I honestly do not know what it is. Two weeks ago, I got tests for syphilis and chlamydia, which were negative. Since then, I have had a sore on my lip. But I notice that when I saw this sore with a flashlight, my lip there was yellow. There is no pain. I h...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the attached pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity). This is not an infection. This is an ulcer formed probably due to irritation and excoriation due to repeated licking. Your whole lower lip is erythematous, which indicates your lip is g...  Read Full »

Why am I having decreased appetite and abdominal pain with a headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old unmarried female. I am having decreased appetite, abdominal fullness, mucus in stools, dull pain in the upper abdomen, and get a headache sometimes. I have asthma and take Formosone 125 inhaler, Doxofylline, and Montelukast. I also keep getting aphthous ulcer every mo...  Read Full »


Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for uploading the blood reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your renal and thyroid function are normal. The borderline value of potassium can be easily fixed by a good intake of fruits on a daily basis. Coming to your symptoms, I understand t...  Read Full »

What is MTHFR mutation?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 19 months old and his blood count and neutrophils came back low. He has MTHFR 1298c homozygous and would like some advice on what can it be? He is currently on vitamin B supplements.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your son recently has done a blood report and revealed that blood count and neutrophil count are low. MTHFR A 1298C has implicated homocysteine metabolism as well as the folate cycle. It is a genetic disorde...  Read Full »

Why do I have a white spot behind my upper back tooth?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a white spot behind my last upper tooth. I have attached a photo and mentioned the spot by pointing it. What could it be?  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It does seem to be starting of a simple mouth ulcer (attachment removed to protect patient identity) or just some white normal epithelial changes. Usually such changes come when our diet does not contain good leafy vegetables and grains causing lack of vitamin B comple...  Read Full »

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