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 had a penile trauma and have been taking Vitamin E supplements for the past two months. How long should I take it?
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 »
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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
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 »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »
Can vitamin E be used to treat stabbing pain in the shoulder without any external wound?
Query: Hello doctor, I cannot find vitamin E capsules here in our place. Are there any other recommendations for it? Can acupuncture or massage work alone? It is getting worse. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please describe your problems in detail. Why do you need vitamin E capsules? Why is acupuncture or a massage needed? If you tell me your problems in detail and what type of help you want, I will be able to help you. Thank you. Read Full »
Can a cyst cause breast pain and discharge?
Query: Hi doctor, For the past two months I have had ongoing right breast pain. It first began as sharp stabbing pain that would last only a few seconds. Now I am getting some nipple discharge and burning sensation. When I spoke with my doctor about it, she said it might happen sometimes. I had some blood ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Breast pain, nipple discharge and cysts could be due to hyperprolactinemia. I do not see a prolactin level in your report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Do you have a family history of breast cancer? Do these cysts develop even when you are of... Read Full »
Can you interpret the test results of my annual health check-up?
Query: Hello doctor, As part of a corporate health check up, I had undergone liver function test, USG abdomen with pelvis and lipid profile. The impression in the USG was mild hepatomegaly with grade-II fatty changes. I have attached the reports. In LFT the total bilirubin was 1.41, direct bilirubin 0.43,... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) show that you have fatty liver with deranged LFT (liver function test). Do u drink alcohol? What is ur body weight and height? You need the following tests to be done: HBsAg Anti-HCV You can discuss with yo... Read Full »
Is vitamin E the right treatment for polymorphous light eruptions?
Query: Hello doctor, I have self-diagnosed myself with polymorphous light eruptions, and I know that sounds annoying to someone who has dedicated their entire career to skin care. But every time I am at the beach in extreme sunlight, around day 2 or 3, I start developing a bumpy and itchy rash. After much ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vitamin E is a potent free radical scavenger and antioxidant. Free radicals are reduced oxygen elements, which are responsible for skin damage and photoaging. Vitamin E protects the skin from effects of acute and chronic sun exposure. However, vitamin E alone is not eff... 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 enter in 29 weeks by the time I visit the doctor. M... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 and wei... Read Full »
How do I get my erection to last longer?
Query: Hello doctor, I have erectile dysfunction. I get conscious of my penis size and I do not get full erection. Also, when it comes to insertion, I fail to hold erection for long. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. May I know how many days you have been suffering from this problem? Do you have any other stress that is troubling you in your life? Do you have any physical illnesses like diabetes, hypertension, thyroid disorders, etc.? What is the average duration of your erections? Read Full »
How to control thinning and hair loss?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a lot of hair fall and thinning of hair, especially in the front. I was breastfeeding my 2.5-year-old and stopped a few months back. My thyroid is also normal. Kindly suggest a remedy. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually, hair fall is seen due to vitamin differences or specifically, PCOD (polycystic ovary disease) is the most common cause for hair fall. So you have to treat it accordingly. First of all, we have to rule out PCOD. If you get irregular periods, then there can be P... 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 »
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 »