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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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 »

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 should res...  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. Zubayeralam

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 »

Why am I experiencing weakness?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from asthma and allergy for the past 10 years. Now, I feel lethargic, weak and some pain in the hands and toes. My past medication includes Deriphyllin and Cetirizine. I have had blood tests and have attached the reports for reference. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have low vitamin D, low vitamin B, raised eosinophil count, borderline iron deficiency and a raised TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone).  Also, you need vitamin B, D and iron replacement. Take ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a cream or ointment for dark circles.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I have severe hyperpigmentation around eyes. My eyes always feel tired. Also, I have this white mucus in my eyes daily when I wake up. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Shikha

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. For extreme hyperpigmentation, I will suggest you take appropriate sleep for 7 to 8 hours. Are you working continuously for long time? You may be having dry eyes. Do warm compresses and use lubricant eye drops three times a day. Revert b...  Read Full »

How is mouth ulcer treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a sore in the mouth. I have attached the photos. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. In the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity), the sore looks just like a simple mouth ulcer. This will take at least 8 to 10 days to heal. Do you get frequent sores? Since how long are you having this? Is it very painful when eating hot or spicy food? Wh...  Read Full »

What causes memory loss and forgetfulness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22-year-old and have had memory problems for the last five years. It started back in high school and I would wake up and not remember what was going on in my life, but not just for a few seconds, it would stay like that. I would know the friends I have, but I was not able to remem...  Read Full »


Dr. Mustafa Ibrahim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, a good memory needs a balanced diet, which contains all essential vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B complex, carbohydrates, proteins, and a small amount of fat. Moreover, some drugs like oral contraceptive pills can lead to decrease in vitamin B com...  Read Full »

When should the next pack of OCP be started?

Query: Hi doctor, I am using ocp for last 4-5 months. In my last cycle I took active pills for 22 days. But took two ocps each day from day19 to day 22. Along with this took an i-pill on day18 of ocp cycle. On 5th day of pill free break got withdrawal bleeding. I want to know when to start the next pack...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Following are answer to your queries. You can start next pack of active pill anytime between day two and day five. It does not matter much on which day you start it. You will still be protected against pregnancy as long as you do not miss pills. Mostly you ...  Read Full »

Is Gelusil safe in pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 7 weeks pregnant now. Currently, doctor has suggested some tablets and her reports are attached for your reference. From yesterday, she feels gas and wants to take Gelusil. Is it safe to take Gelusil with these medicines? She also complains of vomiting sensation especially i...  Read Full »


Dr. Megha Tuli Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and your query. The symptoms your wife suffering with is common during the first trimester of pregnancy. All these symptoms are due to gastritis, which due to the sudden surge of pregnancy...  Read Full »

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