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Vitamin Supplements

The body only needs a less amount of vitamins and minerals every day, which is usually fulfilled by a balanced diet. But if your body does not get enough vitamins from the food, you can take multivitamin preparations as dietary supplements. Vitamin supplements are available in tablets, capsules, powder, and injectable form.

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My tongue bleeds on brushing with white spots on uvula. What does it indicate?

Query: Hello doctor,My tongue hurts and bleeds when brushed. White spot on uvula area and white and small red dots on the roof of my mouth. Also, a yellowish color is seen on the roof of my mouth.  Read Full »

Dr. Syed Peerzada Tehmid Ul Haque

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The condition is called aphthous stomatitis. It usually follows a brief period of stress to be emotional or physical, as a febrile sickness. You need to take a short course of antibiotics, topical analgesics, anesthetics. Multivitamin supplements and antacids can be ta...  Read Full »

Kindly analyze my attached reports and advise.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old male. My height is 6'1" and weight is 120 kg. I had blood tests and need your advice on preventive health care and preventive medication, if any. I am looking forward for your guidance and advice. I am obese since birth with a family history of obesity. I do not have an...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. Based on the evaluation of your reports, we have identified two primary concerns: an abnormal lipid profile and a deficiency in vitamin D. We recommend continuing the vitamin D supplement and addressing your cholesterol issues in consultation wit...  Read Full »

What causes an elevated vitamin B12 level without the use of supplements?

Query: Hello doctor, I had pain in my right lower back following playing basketball. I consulted a physiotherapist, and he suggested me do some blood work for inflammatory markers, and the results were normal. I also did complete blood count (CBC), liver function test (LFT), kidney function, cholesterol, C...  Read Full »

Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Elevated vitamin B12 levels can be seen in certain blood-related conditions like myeloproliferative disorders. It may also be seen in some liver conditions. Since all the remaining values are normal, these conditions seem unlikely in your case. However, to be sur...  Read Full »

I take tablet Thyronorm 50. Please suggest the best dose.

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 31-year-old female. I have hypothyroidism, and I have been using Thyronorm 50 mcg for one year. I have attached my latest reports. My question is can I continue the same dosage? Also, please recommend necessary supplements and food suggestions regarding the vitamin results in the re...  Read Full »

Dr. Basuki Nath Bhagat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I saw the report which you have attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Both total and free T3 (triiodothyronine) and T4 (thyroxine) values are within the range. TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) is mildly elevated from the uppe...  Read Full »

How to treat a severe canker sore?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old and have been severely suffering from a canker sore for the last three days. Kindly suggest a treatment.  Read Full »

Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. Canker sores can be very painful and cause a lot of distress. Mostly they are due to vitamin deficiency. So your food probably lacks the adequate amount of vitamins that you need. Try to have more green leafy vegeta...  Read Full »

How to manage mild scoliosis as suggested in my MRI?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36-year-old married male. A few months back, I went to a massage center. The lady who gave me the massage gave me unprotected oral sex, which was about one minute, and finally, she spat on my penis and gave hand job, and I ejaculated outside. After two days, I got a UTI (Urinary...  Read Full »

Dr. Shah Sushma Kant

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. As you mentioned that symptoms come and go back. Now scoliosis is a process that takes a long time to develop. Whether this type of situation is there or not because of bone damage is scoliosis is not established in this short time. I suggest ...  Read Full »

Can De Quervain's syndrome cause nerve damage?

Query: Hi doctor,I am feeling burning in the wrist. I had De Quervain's release six months ago. Can one have nerve damage as a result of De Quervain's syndrome? I am currently on Exemestane.  Read Full »

Dr. Kulkarni Rahul Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to De Quervain's tenosynovitis is purely an entrapment tendinitis of the tendons contained within the first dorsal compartment at the wrist. It causes pain during thumb motion.After the release procedure, you should feel relief. Sometimes the healing takes time, and you may ...  Read Full »

Why do I have low vitamin C levels despite taking supplements?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my vitamin C levels checked in the past two months. Both times, the test results showed below normal values. I am taking liposomal vitamin C supplements that have a bioavailability of 98 %. What is the reason for the low levels despite taking supplements? Also, can you kindly su...  Read Full »

Dr. Settipalli Saravan Pramod

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would be happy to help. Vitamin C deficiency can cause symptoms like lassitude and scurvy. The best way to get vitamin C is through your diet. Fresh (organic) fruits and vegetables contain flavonoids that work synergistically to support t...  Read Full »

Is RT-PCR test for COVID-19 needed if there is intermittent fever with no other symptoms?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister is 31 years old and is a homemaker. She has a fever for the past three days, intermittently for every five to six hours. Today we gave her blood samples for test. We have attached the test results. Kindly provide some medicine for the same. Currently she is taking tablet Dolo 65...  Read Full »

Dr. Yermal Tanmai Deelip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query for your sister. Can you send me some more details about her present symptoms? Is her fever high grade or low grade? Is she having any other symptoms like cough, body ache, tiredness, loss of smell and taste, loose motions, breathing difficul...  Read Full »

I have a sensation of spider crawling in my ears while I lie down to rest. What could be the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been seeing a movement disorder neurologist for the past one and a half years after being on Zoloft and Trazadone for postpartum anxiety. I started having strange symptoms like tremors, muscle jerking, cramping, spasticity, and chorea of my toes. After extensive testing (brain and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Upendra Kumar Shah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What I understood is that, 1) You had drug-induced movement disorder, which is clear now. 2) Muscle cramps are cleared now with Baclofen. 3) Allergic rhinosinusitis is under treatment with Allegra. 4) Probably asthma in the background, and you are on Flonase and Ventolin....  Read Full »

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