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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Why are my uric acid levels always high?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a bad throat, cold and mild fever. I am taking antibiotic Amoxycillin and Ibugesic plus. Can I get liver function test and kidney function test at this time or should I wait?  Read Full »


Dr. Smit Uttam Janrao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is advisable to get the liver and kidney function tests done after a week, as these drugs alter the test results. For further queries consult an internal medicine physician online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a-doctor-online/internal-medicine-physician  Read Full »

Please comment on the abnormal values in my blood test report.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 56 year old male. I got my blood tests done recently. Kindly advice on what is required like medicines or tonics. I am an engineering manager in a corporate field. I am not taking any medicines as of now. I am generally healthy and follow a normal office routine of 10 AM to 7 PM...  Read Full »


Dr. Smit Uttam Janrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Many of the values are abnormal. You have a vitamin B12 deficiency. That is the reason the MCV (mean corpuscular volume) value is increased in the complete hemogram. Amylase level is also increased in...  Read Full »

Why do I feel tired to do any work? Why do I sleep for more time?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from the heavy headedness and weakness. I sleep for more time. When I wake up in the morning, I feel heaviness, especially in the back and side region. Because of this, I feel tried to do any work. I do not feel active the whole day. I also feel pain in the legs, below the...  Read Full »


Dr. Smit Uttam Janrao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms described by you can be because of some conditions like hypothyroidism (decreased thyroid level in the body), vitamin D deficiency, etc. It is better to get evaluated for the same. I suggest you get the following investigations done to rule out these conditi...  Read Full »

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