Long-term vitamin deficiency causes avitaminosis or hypovitaminosis. If the deficiency is caused due to inadequate nutritional intake, then it is called primary deficiency, and if it is due to an underlying health condition like malabsorption, then it is called secondary deficiency. Vitamin D is the most common vitamin deficiency.
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Please guide me with the reports if I have gynecomastia.
Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. My height is 5 feet 10 inches and weight is 192 lbs. I am having gynecomastia. I have attached the biochemical test results, laboratory reports. Please guide the treatment if I have low testosterone. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your testosterone levels are normal. But, you need to undergo further tests like serum TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone), serum estradiol and serum prolactin for the evaluation of gynecomastia. Kindly get these tests done and revert back with the reports. Read Full »
Can low levels of vitamin D and testosterone cause forgetfulness?
Query: Hi doctor, I am 50 year old. My height is 5.8 feet and weight 187 lbs. Recently, I have tested for free testosterone and vitamin D. Both are on lower side. I am also taking Thyronorm 75 mg since last 7-8 years. I have attached my medical file of past health issues. After 7 PM, I feel very low and co... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, for your low testosterone and low vitamin D you need to take supplements. For vitamin D, I recommend Cholecalciferol sachets or tablets 60000 units weekly once for three months. Also take Calcium supplements every night. For testosterone, you need to get Testostero... Read Full »
I have white patches on the tongue. What medicines should I take?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having white patches on the tongue. They are round patches along with a lesion similar to canker sores. Normally, I get canker sores but this time this lesion seems to be little more enlarged. Is this a precancerous condition or if not then what medicines should I take? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do not worry. It is not any type of precancerous lesion. Such patches usually come when you are not taking good balanced diet and take lots of snack items. So reduce snacks and very ho... Read Full »
I am 24-years-old and I have vitamin deficiency. Please suggest me good routine and medicines.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 24 years old male. I have vitamin d deficiency 15.07 NG/Ml, testosterone 915.47 NG/Dl, bilirubin - total 1.7 MG/Dl, aspartate aminotransferase (Sgot) 42.6 u/L, and platelet count 120 x 10³ / Μl. How sick I am? Please suggest me good routine and medicines. Read Full »
Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri
Answer: Hello,Welcome to the icliniq.com.I need to know your clinical complaint if present to comment further. For your low vitamin D level, Calci D like a tablet or cholecalciferol containing sachet with milk once a week for eight weeks, can be prescribed. The sachet contains 60000 IU in each pack. Your to... Read Full »
I am 16 year old and I have a receding hairline. How can I treat it?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 16-year-old male with a receding hairline and I fear it will get worse.. What do I do? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and understand your concern. The receding hairline may be due to multiple factors like family history especially from the maternal side which may be genetically inherited, due to travel and changes in climate exposure, due to hormonal fluctuat... Read Full »
I am suffering from hair loss problem, and my hair has stopped growing. Please help?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 26-year-old woman with a height of 5'4" and a weight of approximately 56 kg. I am suffering from a hair loss problem for three years and my hair does not grow more than my neck level. I have tried almost every remedy and even consulted with a doctor in my area, but that did not ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query and can understand your concern. I have gone through the details provided from your end. Kindly provide the following details for better diagnosis: 1. Any family history of hair loss? 2. Any underlying medical conditions you may be having an... Read Full »
What are the physical changes that come with aging?
Query: Hi doctor, My mother is around 60 years but she looks older than her age. The skin of her face and body is shrinking very fast. And, she feels sleepy whenever she sits up for a long period of ten minutes or more. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. At her age, cellular aging can speed up depending on her overall health. If she has any underlying chronic disease or if she has a deficiency of essential minerals and micronutrients, all these can speed up the aging process. However at her age, fatigue or excessive tired... Read Full »
I feel a constant sharp pain in my lower back and left knee pain after stretching. What to do?
Query: Hi doctor, A month back, after returning from the gym, I felt a sharp pain in my lower back. It got reduced with massage for a few days; from then, it has been constant. The pain in the lower back is constant. However, after this pain started, I started feeling pain in my left knee veins when I stre... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You have not mentioned if the pain remains in the back or radiates to the leg. Also, is the pain getting relieved by anti-inflammatory tablets, and finally, what makes the pain worse? Vitamin D and B12 deficie... 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 »
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 »
Are low values of UIBC and DHEA the reason for chronic fatigue?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 47-year-old male. I have chronic fatigue being on healthy diet. I am not on any medication. There is also low libido. In the blood test report, the levels of UIBC, DHEA, estradiol, vitamin D, progesterone, phosphorus, and platelets were low from the normal level and high B1... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your chronic fatigue can be explained by low levels of vitamin D, low phosphorus, and low DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone). I will explain why do you have these low levels. There are many causes of vitamin D deficiency, but most common is inadequate exposure to sunlight w... Read Full »