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Warm Compress

Warm compress is the method of applying warm water and chemical or electrical pads to the body. It improves blood flow and increases oxygen supply to the tissue, thus brings down inflammation. It is used to treat sports injuries, dry eyes, stye, conjunctivitis, muscle spasms, etc.

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I have a non-itchy, pointed lump in the labia minora.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a lump in my labia minora for six months. It is non-itchy and pointed, ready to pop. However, it is not a blister. What can be the reason for the lump? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Manwani Saloni Dilip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You have a labial cyst. If it is not painful and there is no pus, I suggest you use hot compresses to help relieve it. Also, I suggest you get a pap smear done. If it is painful or tender and associated with discharge, you will need antibio...  Read Full »

I have persistently swollen, non-painful lymph nodes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I have a swollen lymph node on my neck that enlarged around two months ago when I was feeling sick for a few days. At that time, they were painful as well. Subsequently, the pain subsided, and they retracted but remained somewhat swollen. A few weeks later, I fell ill again, experiencin...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have read your query, and I can understand your concern.Based on your description, you may have lymphadenopathy, which is the enlargement of lymph nodes due to infection, inflammation, or other underlying medical conditions. The fact that your lymph nodes became swolle...  Read Full »

My daughter got an infection from an ear piercing. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 4 years old. After piercing her ear, she is suffering from piercing infection. Her weight is 20 kg. I have also attached the pictures of her ears.  Read Full »

Dr. Erioli Braholli

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Evidently, the infection stems from the piercing. To remedy this, certain measures need to be undertaken. The piercing should be removed, and if pus is observed, delicately squeezing it and applying warm compresses can aid in facilitating drainage. It is recommended t...  Read Full »

How are dry eyes treated?

Query: Hi doctor, I spend nine hours daily in front of a computer for the last five years. I have developed dry eye problem before two years and consulted a doctor. The doctor suggested Omega 369 tablets (Fultos 369) for 15 days and an eye drop (Softdrops) daily. The dry eye problem cured after taking tabl...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to First of all complete the duration of treatment with Osmega capsule (Omega-3 fatty acid) for three months continuously on once a day basis. Eye drop that you are using is a lubricant eye drop, which you can use it as long. Lubricant eye drops as such have no side eff...  Read Full »

After Lasik, I have eye itching with small wounds on my eyelid. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor, I had Lasik in the beginning of last year. I have a dandruff issue with my hair. After a few months of surgery, occasionally I had eye itching. When I visited my doctor, he said that it is due to dandruff and asked to clean eyelid with baby shampoo. After cleaning, I used to feel relieved...  Read Full »

Dr. Shikha Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to These are normal meibomian gland duct openings in the border of the lower eyelid. They are abnormally protruded and this is known as meibomitis. You should continue shampoo wash. In addition, do warm compresses and use lubricant eye drops three to four times in a day...  Read Full »

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