Vitamin D Deficiency

Low levels of vitamin D can make the bones brittle, thin, and malformed. Vitamin D deficiency is the primary reason for rickets in children. The signs and symptoms of rickets are thinning of the skull bone, bowlegs, knock-knees, beaded chest, distorted hip bone, and kyphoscoliosis.

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My lymphocyte count increased by 1000 in eight days. What is wrong with me?

Query: Hello doctor, My age is 27 years, my height is 5’4," and my weight is 65. I have trigeminal neuralgia, for which I take Lyrica 75 mg during flare-ups. I recently had a blood test that indicated low vitamin D (6 ng/ml), for which the doctor advised me to take a D-rise of 60,000 IU/week for eight w...  Read Full »


Dr. Dalia Mostafa Nayel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your increased WBC and lymphocytes, I could certainly relate it to your trigeminal neuralgia as this is an inflammation of a nerve which would rise WBC levels even if you are in recovery period with no symptoms. But, what I am concerned about is your appetite and...  Read Full »

What medicines can be taken for chronic acid reflux?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27-year-old male. I have a problem with chronic acid reflux/GERD that often causes my throat pain as well. The problems are off and on i.e sometimes they are not much considerable but sometimes they are highly problematic. Additionally, I have sometimes noticed the problem of co...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), you need to modify your diet well. Avoid reflux-promoting foods like excess coffee, spicy foods, fried foods etc. Practice short frequent feeds rather than full stomach feeds. Have a gap of at least an hour between din...  Read Full »

I have a burning feeling in the lower back. Please check my MRI.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning feeling in the lower back, down the legs, and in the shoulders down to hands. Hips burning and near the rib cage. I have not seen the chiro for lower back for three weeks.  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Chawla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and the images attached here (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The history is usually suggestive of spinal etiology but the MRI images attached here do not show any gross abnormality. Mild indentation of the spinal col...  Read Full »

Are body pain, sore throat and tiredness due to HIV or vitamin deficiency?

Query: Hi doctor, I had unprotected sex with a call girl ten months back. Then after three months, I got my HIV test done and the test was negative. Then again I got the HIV test after six months, the test was negative. Then after eight months, I got my HIV test done again, the test result was negative. I ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sushma Shah

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. So whatever symptoms are there, it is due to vitamin deficiency. All tests are negative so it is clear that there is no HIV infection. So do not worry. You can consult a general physician. So he will give you written prescription, even I can but a long treatment is r...  Read Full »

What should I do to bring my reports to the normal range?

Query: Hello doctor, I did my body checkup. I found that some of the reports are not in the normal range. So, I just want to know if I need to check further for some diseases. What should I do to bring it to the normal range? Currently, I am very normal. The following are not in the normal range: Total RB...  Read Full »


Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have just gone through your reports (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I do not think you have to worry much. The only thing that looks abnormal is vitamin D levels which are low, possibly due to sedentary lifestyle and less sun exposure and obesit...  Read Full »

Why am I having breathing problems accompanied by warmth in the body?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having problem in breathing sometimes and the body gets warm. Kindly help me with it.   Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your reports. Do you have any history of chest pain or heaviness on exertion? I have noted a few abnormalities (attachment removed to protect patient identity): Deranged lipid profile: Your total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol which is consider...  Read Full »

Is my pregnancy chicken pox connected in any way to my baby's rickets?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a baby boy who is 1 year 8 months old and his weight is only 8.4 kg (birth weight 2.6kg). Before one month, I recognized some irregularity in his walking and went for an X-ray and blood test by the recommendation of a doctor. And diagnosed that his vitamin D and calcium values a...  Read Full »


Dr. Diggireddy Shilpa Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Firstly, rickets is completely reversible and nothing permanent. Your babies values are very mildly affected. So, by the course you are giving him it will be cured completely. Your pregnancy chicken pox has nothing to do with his condition presently. So do not feel g...  Read Full »

When I stand from my bed suddenly, I feel dizzy for a minute. What causes it?

Query: Hi doctor, When I stand from my bed suddenly I feel dizzy for a minute. What causes this? My ECG and echo are normal. When walking, feel floating, and imbalance. Currently, I am taking Xynal, Avas 10 mg, Vertin OD, and Febuget 40 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. So, this is suggestive of postural hypotension, meaning when you suddenly get blood supply to brain goes down and you get symptoms till body adjusts it. This is most of the time benign and not worrisome and goes away with lifestyle changes. However, we should rule ou...  Read Full »

Do I have muscle ache on the left side of my body and swelling on the left side of my thyroid due to vitamin D deficiency?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a muscle ache on the left side of my body. I saw sudden swelling in the left side of the thyroid. I have pain in the left side of my body. The blood report states that I have severe vitamin D deficiency. My thyroid report is normal. The cause of the swelling is unknown. I am taki...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity), and unfortunately, you have an enlarged left side of the thyroid gland and a small nodule. Since it is a TI-RADS (Thyroid Imaging Reporting and Data System) 3, it is probably a benign nodule...  Read Full »

What should be done for the abnormalities shown in the blood test report?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a diabetic patient and I take Cetapin XR 1000 twice a day but, due to some irregularity and working stress my fasting sugar is now 140. In my test report, some other abnormalities were also present, which I have mentioned below: Triglyceride: 151 Cholesterol HDL direct: 35 Cholest...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandra Prakash Tanwar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your reports, I observe you have vitamin D deficiency, subclinical hypothyroidism, transaminitis, and reduced HDL. You are overweight. So, I would advise you to involve in physical exercises, brisk walking, and make dietary modifications. For diabetes, ...  Read Full »

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