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Do my blood reports suggest I am anemic?

Query: Hi doctor, I have got a blood test done. Please find the attached reports. Please let me know if I need to take any specific medicine. When I searched on the internet, I found that I may be anemic. Please reply.  Read Full »

Dr. Atishay Bukharia

Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the reports attached here (attachment removed to protect patient identity). High TIBC (total iron binding capacity) indicates low iron in the body. Low transferrin saturation again indicates low iron and so does the low mean corpuscle volume. I suggest you tab...  Read Full »

I have headache, fatigue and sore throat with negative COVID report. What to do?

Query: Hello, I found out I was exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and started developing symptoms a few days ago. I have a constant headache, fatigue, sore body, congestion and a sore throat. If I receive negative test results, but have had all of these symptoms, do I need to quarantine t...  Read Full »

Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query, Sorry to know about your covid19 exposure and subsequent development of symptoms. However, you needn't be anxious instead take adequate measures to get out of the situation safely. For that to happen, here's what you could do- 1. Lifestyle- Mask wearing at all times outside, ...  Read Full »

Is it possible that I still have COVID infection after my symptoms vanish?

Query: Hello, I am a 32 year old male with hypertension and I was exposed to Covid-19 and developed symptoms the following. I had a fever, body aches, headache, and just an overall fuzziness. I have since tested positive but I have been without symptoms for the past 72 hours. Is it possible that I am done ...  Read Full »

Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. Sorry to hear about your predicament. You need not be anxious but take take adequate precautions. The disease could be completely asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic during entire duration in most individuals. Time after 7 days need to be careful, to look out for cytokine stor...  Read Full »

Should I go for COVID-19 test for my recurrent fever?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a recurring fever for the last two weeks. The highest temperature was 102.9 two weeks back, but it subsided in a day. I took the Dolo tablet as I could not find any doctor near my area. I did not have any symptoms of weakness or body ache. But this fever keeps on coming every f...  Read Full »

Dr. Saurabh Pandey

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have described your symptoms such as recurring fever, which subsides temporarily on taking medication and comes back again, there could be various reasons associated with it. Please answer the following questions, which will help me to diagnose you better....  Read Full »

How to manage asymptomatic COVID-19 patient at home?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to seek advice about COVID-19. I got my result online and it says I am positive with COVID-19. However, I do not feel any symptoms. I am currently taking Vitamin C tablets.  Read Full »

Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is quite likely that you do not have symptoms since it is about 80% who are asymptomatic. You want to be fully sure, get tested at another lab. The symptoms like fever, cough, throat pain, congestion, loss of taste and smell, breathlessness, diarrhea may appear be...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for acute diarrhea and vomiting.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 21 months old. He is suffering from very acute diarrhea. That is four to five times in an hour and frequent vomiting, four times a day from the last four days. We consulted a local doctor. He advised the attached prescription and stool test. As per him it is due to severe bac...  Read Full »

Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern for your child. I have seen the attached documents (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Yes, this seems to be acute diarrhea, probably viral diarrhea. As you told the baby is otherwise active and also is asking to eat that is a g...  Read Full »

How to Remove Warts on Your Face?

Query: Hello doctor, Small skin warts are spreading on my face and neck drastically. Can you please suggest the cure for this kind of a virus infection? It started one and a half months back. But, I only recently realized that it is multiplying.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandeep Golla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is verruca planae. It is caused by the human papilloma virus. Avoid shaving until you completely get rid of the virus. Start Zinfate or Zitcare tablets twice daily for three months. It is a pure zinc tablet which boosts up your immunity. I suggest you plan...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest medications to treat diarrhea in a baby.

Query: Hello doctor,I have 10 months old baby. Since yesterday, she is suffering from diarrhea. Yesterday five times, today three times, and I have not used any medication for this. Can you please suggest any medications?  Read Full »

Dr. Baratu Bhaisara


Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diarrhea is most viral in nature in children. Requires symptomatic treatment. Replace fluid loss with ORS. Add Zinc supplement (2 mg/kg) for 14 days. Watch for urine output. Give syrup Vizylac 2.5 ml BD as probiotics. If severe dehydration, visit the hospital. Any episo...  Read Full »

How will herpes labialis spread?

Query: Hi doctor, Before a month, someone who has labial herpes kissed me on my cheek. After that, my lips were burning, but I did not apply any lotion on the lips till now. I am a little bit hypochondriac. Before two days I met my boyfriend and I kissed him on the cheeks. The next day, I feel pain on my ...  Read Full »

Dr. Manish Purohit

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Microbiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As I understand you are conscious about you and your friend's health. But, no need to worry. First, I would like to tell you that herpes infection are transmitted by direct contact like kissing and manifest with multiple painful vesicle, which may develop to ulceratio...  Read Full »

Can Vitamin B12 improve my low platetlet count?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a history of low platelet count for the last 15 years. My latest count was 4000 cells per microliter. I have not undergone any treatment for this problem. My B12 level is 26.2 pg/ml, biological reference interval is 25.1 - 165, serum ferritin is 12.0 and hemoglobin is 11.0. I r...  Read Full »

Dr. Smrita Singh

Pathologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Vitamin B12 deficiency is a very rare cause of thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) and usually, the counts are not very low as in your case. Since your vitamin B12 levels are towards the lower range of normal and bordering on deficiency, you can take vitamin B12 su...  Read Full »

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