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Dr. Naresh Kumar Monigari
Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Appendicitis cannot be the cause for malabsorption. Malabsorption by definition means that your intestine is not able to absorb nutrients because of which you are not able to gain weight even after eating food ... View thread »

Dr. Parth R Goswami
Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. In polycythemia vera, hemoglobin level is usually more than 17.5, and hematocrit is more than 55. So you need not concern about polycythemia vera. The chance of secondary polycythemia also seems to be very less. ... View thread »

Dr. Aida Quka
Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You should know that trigeminal neuralgia is a common complication of shingles or herpes infection. As blisters appeared the first time, it means that the herpes infection was present (probably HSV1 (herpes simplex ... View thread »

Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey
Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. Shingles involve a single dermatome. So, it is unlikely going to spread and will heal completely in two weeks. Prednisolone is a steroid and can cause reactivation of Shingles. So you need to ... View thread »

Dr. Vivek Chail
Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chickenpox and shingles are caused due to the same virus. Chickenpox occurs first and the virus stays dormant in the dorsal ganglia of the spinal nerves. After years or when immunity decreases, the person gets an attack ... View thread »

Dr. Hariharan V
Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I think you have started paleo diet 13 days before you have taken the blood test. It should be taken a day before you start paleo. Anyway, the only way to compare the health benefits of paleo is by taking a repeat test ... View thread »

Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas
Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. I welcome you to low carbohydrate high fat lifestyle ... View thread »

Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas
Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would like you to know that I am here to help you. Welcome to low carbohydrate high fat lifestyle. From your report, ... View thread »

Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar
Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chance for pregnancy depends on status of ovulation. If ovulation has occurred, normally there is 25-30% chance of pregnancy. HPT (home pregnancy test) is fairly about 99% accurate in predicting pregnancy if done ... View thread »

Dr. Shaikh Sadaf
Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It depends upon the age. Because on an average if the hip and ankle growth plates have fused then the knees, shoulder, and spine follow it and close in the next six months of the onset of fusion of the hip and ankle ... View thread »

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