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Vitamin E

Vitamin E is an essential vitamin that is present in many foods such as vegetable oils, cereals, eggs, fruits, and wheat germ oil. It serves as an antioxidant and helps the immune system to generate new cells in the body. It prevents the risk of developing coronary artery disease, helps in eye health, reduces inflammation, and reduces cancer risk.

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I am having continuous twitching in my right bicep. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having continuous twitching in my right bicep where the tendon meets the elbow. This has been happening for last seven weeks and the vibration of the twitching when I am resting my elbow (say on a table while using a mouse) is quite large enough for my entire arm. I have no as...  Read Full »

Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to If the nerve conductions and EMG (electromyography) have come clean then there is nothing to worry about. Fasciculations are generally considered significant only if they are associated with weakness or wasting. Do these occur only in a particular position?   Read Full »

Why do I have a piece of dry skin on the center of the nipple?

Query: Hi doctor, Is it normal to have a piece of dry skin in the center of the nipple? I was just able to pick it out. My last mammogram was normal, which was taken six months before.  Read Full »

Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for trusting us about your health care. I have gone through your history and understand your concerns. Your symptoms are suggestive of eczematous dermatitis. You can keep the area dry and clean, apply steroid ointment over it and use vitamin E capsules. Are yo...  Read Full »

What are the dietary recommendations for a breastfeeding mother?

Query: Hi doctor, I am writing to seek your professional advice regarding dietary considerations for individuals with Beta Thalassemia Traits, specifically in the context of a breastfeeding mother and her 3-month-old baby who has also been diagnosed with the condition. In light of our diagnoses, I have a...  Read Full »

Dr. Prakash. H. M.

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query. Based on the information provided, here is my professional opinion: Low hemoglobin levels can have various causes. If your partner has beta thalassemia trait like you, it is possible that her blood transfusion requirements may be minimal or ...  Read Full »

Is it possible to heal my peeled-off nail?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to know if my peeled-off nail can ever be healed. I had peeled off my nail a few months before because of my stupid actions, and then it got healed, and I honestly do not know but there was a small circle that I thought I would peel off to make it look better and then I ju...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Unfortunately, once a nail has completely detached from the nail bed, it cannot grow back on its own. The nail bed will eventually grow a new nail, but it will take several months to a year before you see any significant regrowth. In the ...  Read Full »

I have fibroadenomas. What treatment should I pursue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have many lumps in both breasts for the last few years. All these lumps were diagnosed, and we got to know that these are fibroadenomas. But still, I am tensed. What diet should I take and how to proceed further with the treatment so that it does not turn into something worse? I have...  Read Full »

Dr. Roli Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Fibroadenosis is a benign condition and it rarely worsens. It has relation with periods, and it is painful just before periods. There is nothing should be done about it until it affects your quality of life. I suggest you tablet Evion (Vitamin E) once daily for a month.   Read Full »

What are the ways to maintain a healthy hair texture?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old, and I have been struggling all my life with how to manage my hair and maintain a healthy hair texture. My hair used to be curly when I was younger but then became wavy over time and for the most part, it is wavy (I feel like it would be slightly more curled if it was...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I think your problem is very common and you should not feel so let down. Please get your blood tests for thyroid and iron profile. I hope your cycles are normal. If not then please get yourself checked by a gynecologist and follow a healthy diet like drinking lots of wa...  Read Full »

Kindly mention my ideal weight at 27 weeks of pregnancy.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 weeks pregnant. Anomaly scan, double marker and 3D scan are done and perfect. Tetanus vaccine was done. Any test or vaccine required during 24 to 28 weeks duration as I will be out of station and will return after 15 days? I will begin 29 weeks by the time I visit the doctor. My p...  Read Full »

Dr. Roli Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Kindly get the following investigations done. GCT (glucose tolerance test) 2 hours after 75 g glucose, Hb (hemoglobin) and urine routine and microscopy. Get your blood pressure ...  Read Full »

How to control hunger present for having more pleasure after schizophrenia recovery?

Query: I'm a schizophrenic who has recovered, but I'm having trouble controlling my hunger for more pleasure. I'm on a dating app where I meet about 2 new ladies daily just for fun and masturbating about 2 times daily. I want to know if the combination of drugs I'm on might be the cause. I'm normally not s...  Read Full »

Dr. Penchilaprasad Kandikattu

Answer: Hello Dear usually vit E may act as a anti sterility vitamin also elevate the pleasure for orgasm. Vitamin E is important in increasing sex drive because it increases testosterone levels which therefore increases stamina and also helps raise desire. But the anti psychotics drugs may not cause this....  Read Full »

I am a 23-year-old female, weighing 105 lbs and having a height of 5’3. I have been experiencing hair loss for about five years now. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female, weighing 105 lbs and having a height of 5’3. I have been experiencing hair loss for about five years now. I have remained stunted even after I shaved my head completely. I have tried vitamin E medication to help grow my hair and there has been no improvemen...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. It seems you have female pattern hair loss in which 75 to 100 hair falls every day is very normal. So, it should be considered as hair loss only if the number of hair falls more than this. Generalized hair falls in females are mostly due ...  Read Full »

How long should I take vitamin E after penile trauma?

Query: Hi doctor, I had a penile trauma without a fracture one month ago. In addition, my doctor prescribed Vitamin E supplements for two months to prevent Peyronie's disease. Is one month enough? Because I am taking 1000 mg per day and I am feeling a little sick.  Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Yes, it is enough. The recommended daily dose is 200 mg or 400 mg on alternate days. If you take 1000 mg, you will get toxicity from vitamin E. So please stop it. There is no need for further treatment now. Vitamin E is fat-soluble and can ...  Read Full »

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