Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
190 Doctors are Online

H1N1, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Very Good Posted in: General Health
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 2408 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   Hello Doctor
User :   I have a query
Doctor :  
yes
User :   regarding H1N1
Doctor :  
yes
User :   there have been reports saying Homeopathy and Ayurveda can prevent H1N1 infection...how far is this true?
Doctor :  
prevention is mechanical
Doctor :  
it can be done by any method
User :   If a person starts taking Homeopathy or Ayurveda medicine...will that be effective?
User :   and more importantly is it safe?
Doctor :  
yes they are mostly crude plant preparation
User :   so it is absolutely safe to take them?
Doctor :  
not absolute they to have there side effects
Doctor :  
but mild
User :   ok
User :   but are they effective?
Doctor :  
prevention part as such is onluy potentiating the immunity
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and viral disease are fought by our immunity
Doctor :  
og the body
User :   right
User :   ok
User :   but doctors still prescribe amoxicillin for common colds...is that correct?
Doctor :  
it is to check the secondary bacterial infection
User :   but we feel better right away after taking it...is that only symptomatic?
Doctor :  
if ther is combined bacterial infection it does relive the symptom
Doctor :  
and are not vulnerable for bacterial
User :   ok
User :   I have another query
Doctor :  
yes
User :   My wife gets pain around the eyes and headache whenever she does not get enough sleep...it is just one eye
Doctor :  
okay
User :   she consulted a doctor and he gave some lubricating eye drops and it went off for a few days
Doctor :  
okay
User :   after she stopped taking the drops, her pain started once again
User :   should we consult a eye specialist?
User :   what could be the problem?
Doctor :  
first adquete sleep is required
Doctor :  
if not controlled even then then you can go for consultation
User :   ok
User :   it is just around one eye
Doctor :  
it happens that one eye is vulnerable sometime as you would have seen people with different power
User :   ok
User :   thats all I had to ask
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   please fill the feedback form before leaving
User :   sure
Doctor :   thanks
Question is related to
Drug/Medication
Treatment/Therapy
Other doctor chats you may be interested in
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor