Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps in the absorption of calcium in the body. The sources of vitamin D are sunlight, cord liver oil, cheese, egg yolks, fatty fish (tuna and salmon), etc. Insufficient vitamin D in the diet and less sun exposure can cause rickets.

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How to reduce anxiety caused due to health issues?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 31 year old. I do not smoke or drink. I am suffering from a health anxiety. Recently I got an ECG and blood test done, the results of which I have attached for your consideration. I have an elevated RBC count. Could this be blood cancer? Also kindly note that I was very anxious du...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports that you posted (attachments removed to protect patient identity). Firstly, I would like to know the indications for which so many investigations were done. Did you have any symptoms or was it a general checkup? Do revert if you have an...  Read Full »

Are there any devices available to straighten bent or hourglass-shaped penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I was diagnosed with Peyronie's disease. My penis is hourglass-shaped with a slight bend. I was suggested to take vitamin D and a pamphlet to purchase the "SomaTherapy-ED vacuum erection devise." After doing my online research, I found that the device is used only for erection. My quest...  Read Full »


Dr. Samer S J Altawil

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hourglass deformity from Peyronie’s disease needs a step-by-step management from a proper centre of treatment. It needs treatment starting from collagenase injections to vacuum devices to shockwave therapy and finally surgery. Your deformity is not much, and injection...  Read Full »

What is there head numbness in a thrombosis patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has a high platelet count consistently for two years. She has numbness in her right leg which used to be intermittent earlier but is now regular. We checked her ESR which is also high at 30. The problems she is facing now is numbness in head, headaches, stressed eyes, feels lo...  Read Full »


Dr. Smrita Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Her lipid profile is deranged with high cholesterol levels, her vitamin B12 levels are normal although towards the lower end of normal, and her vitamin D levels are borderline and ...  Read Full »

Kindly go through the blood report and give your opinion.

Query: Hello doctor, From the past few weeks, I have had severe pain and inflammation in both the legs, from my knees to the foot. I limp while walking, and have no injuries or accident. Also, I feel very lazy, weak, and sometimes feel feverish in the evenings. My concentration at work is also going down. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is nothing serious, no need to worry. The central problem associated with you is obesity. Obesity has lead to excess fat deposition in the liver, leading to mild elevation of AST (aspartat...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with benign multinodular goiter. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been recently diagnosed with multinodular goiter and have done FNAC, which turned to be benign. Is there any other way to get rid of the enlargement of the goiter and the nodules? My thyroid is full of them ranging from 0.5 to 0.9 mm. What should I do? I feel lost, and I have a con...  Read Full »


Dr. Swaraj S W

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can I see the FNAC (fine needle aspiration), and ultrasound of the thyroid reports? Do you have a family history of thyroid illness? Revert with more information to an endocrinologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/endocrinologist  Read Full »

I got knee pain after an injury. How to treat it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. My left shoulder has been having a tingling sensation, which starts when I use the laptop for typing or playing games. I have been having this symptom for more than half a year, this tingling sensation starts when I am just sitting down. It does not hurt, but it...  Read Full »


Dr. Lokesh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This tingling pain over the shoulder can be due to the cervical spine nerve irritation or nowadays it is a new symptom affecting many young people using electrical gadgets. The knee pain can be an injury to ligaments or just a contusion. I suggest you try do...  Read Full »

I suffer from painful right knee and hip pain. Can I have it due to osteoid osteoma?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from right knee and hip pain, for more than one year. My MRI reports showed a right femoral neck stress fracture with surrounding edema and osteoid osteoma. The doctor saw my blood and MRI reports and suggested taking capsule Sunbless 60K, tablet Ezorb forte, and tablet ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would like to help you with it. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have low vitamin D levels and should continue Sunbless 60K and should also start Calcium supplements along with it. A PET (posit...  Read Full »

Even after taking treatment, I have locking of TMJ with pain. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18 year old, who has been suffering from TMJ problems for two and half years. It all started when my jaw would be locked in the morning, and a  few hours later it would be fine. One morning I woke up with it locked and it never unlocked, I went four months unable to open my ja...  Read Full »


Dr. Purva Jingar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you are suffering from arthritis of the TMJ (temporomandibular joint). The cause is a lack of fluid between the joints. I suggest you try doing the following. Take calcium and vitamin D containing food, for better results. Use lavender oil, olive oil, or any h...  Read Full »

How to overcome depression presenting with anger?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel like I need help with depression and anger. I am a single mom and constantly feel irritated mostly with myself. I cannot seem to be able to do the simplest tasks. It is an effort to get up, to shower, and to get dressed. The only reason I do it is because I am a mom. I feel so guil...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Dhamankar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand how difficult it is to struggle every day with yourself, to fight the anger and depression within you. I have treated many patients who go through this trauma every day. My advice for you would be, try taking the following. Tablet Tryptomer (Amitriptyline) 10...  Read Full »

My nephew took Tayo 60K for nine months. Will it be the cause for hypervitaminosis D?

Query: Hi doctor, My nephew was diagnosed with low vitamin D a few months back. His CPK was 642, and vitamin D was 8 ng/mL. He was advised to take Tayo 60K sachet, once a week for initial 12 weeks, and then one sachet a month for the next six months. Now, his vitamin D level is 18.62 ng/mL, and CPK was 260...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. In my opinion, there is a problem with the reports, if he has no other symptoms. His CPK and vitamin D levels should be rechecked from some other laboratory. For further queries consult a neurologist online --> https...  Read Full »

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