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Can you please help get rid of the multiplying canker sores?

Query: Hello doctor,What can I do for canker sores that keep multiplying and have been there for about two weeks?  Read Full »


Dr. Asma Parveen

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Canker sores can be due to a number of reasons like vitamin deficiency, bacterial or viral infection, gastritis, etc. Since it has been there for two weeks now, it could be due to a vitamin deficiency. So, you can start taking Vitamin B complex with Zinc capsules for 1...  Read Full »

I got my genital warts removed a few months ago, but they tend to recur. I am scared and confused.

Query: Hello doctor, I got my genital warts removed a few months ago. I am attaching the recent pictures. Is it just a scar or a recurrence of warts? I am scared and confused. Kindly help.   Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would be happy to help. I have seen the attached pictures (attachments removed to protect patient's identity). It looks like a scar and is not a recurrence. Keep observing the warts to see if they increase in size or change shape. I sugges...  Read Full »

Is the bump in the left side of my shaved penis a wart?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26 year old male. On Monday night, I trimmed my pubic hair and while doing so, I felt a nick while trimming the bottom left side of my penis. After that, I shaved with a razor. On Tuesday morning, I noticed a bump and thought it might have been from the nick, but now I am startin...  Read Full »


Dr. G.s.s. Sandeep

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. From your description, the issue seems to be verruca plana or seborrhoeic keratosis. I suggest you go for cryotherapy. Until then, do not use a razor for shaving, as it might cause it to spread. For further queries consult a dermatologist onlin...  Read Full »

How to treat frequent loose stools in my ten-month-old son?

Query: Hi doctor, My 10 months old son gets loose motions very frequently from the last two months. He was also admitted one time. Again he is having loose motions. I am giving him Econorm sachet. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Preeti Puranik

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Frequent diarrhea and infection do occur at this age, as babies put many things in their mouth, which leads to contamination and infection. Hence, you have to take utmost care regarding the hygiene. Secondly, if there is any bottle feeding, please stop it gradually, as t...  Read Full »

My son passes motion immediately after eating any food. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 1 year 9 months old. He had severe diarrhea when he was 6 months old. After that, his stomach became very sensitive with chronic indigestion and poor weight gain. He is around 10 kg. His birth weight was 2.7 kg. His diet is very restricted and limited. I give baby formula, r...  Read Full »


Dr. Amit Kumar Modi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Try modifying the child's diet to home-based diet that includes cereals, pulses, vegetables, and fruits. Do not give products like biscuits, chips, and chocolates. You have already investigated for celiac. Now, you can get stool pH and fecal reducing substance tests...  Read Full »

There are hairless patches in my beard. What can it be?

Query: Hello doctor, There is a hairless patch forming in my beard. The hairless patch feels smoother. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, It is called alopecia areata. I suggest you try the following: Desowen cream (Desonide), twice daily. Visit a dermatologist for intralesional steroid injection (ILS), it helps hair regrowth. It is given once in three weeks. Oral zinc supplement, tablet Zinfate, once daily for a month. Consult ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a cream to manage skin rashes present below the lips.

Query: Hi doctor, From one month, I started to observe some rashes on the skin under my lips. I have been diagnosed before with dermatitis, but this is a different kind of rash. I have attached a picture of the rash. I have already tried applying moisturizing cream, Fisiogel, and Aciclovir. I thought it t...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your query and examined your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems you have flat warts, and they are not herpes. These are not dangerous. However, they have a tendency to recur even after multiple removals. The growth which occurre...  Read Full »

Does Losartan and Montelukast cause oral sore?

Query: Hello doctor, I have white spots on the floor of my mouth, and they are very painful and have a burning sensation on the touch, and I sweat as a result. Also, I have a couple of bumps in my mouth. I take Losartan and Montelukast every day as regular medicine. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Joshi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I hope I can lessen your discomfort. White spots can be either recurrent aphthous ulcers, or traumatic ulcers, or herpes stomatitis. I suggest you take tablet Zincovit or tablet Zincostar (vitamins A, B complex, C, D, and E along with minerals such as Magne...  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.  Read Full »


Dr. Yermal Tanmai Deelip

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 dif...  Read Full »

My 3-year-old son is having stomach pain and vomiting. What is the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, My 3 year old son is having stomach pain and vomiting. The vomiting is at regular intervals. As soon as he eats or drinks, he throws out everything. He feels like vomiting every 15 to 20 minutes, but only spits out. He is on glucose and he did not have anything for a day. Yet, he had ...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There is a large rise in the number of acute gastroenteritis cases as of now. From your description, it seems more like a stomach infection. I suggest you give him syrup Ondem (Ondansetron) 4 mL thrice a day for up to three days. You will also have to take care of hydra...  Read Full »

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