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937 6 Thu, 18 Jul 2013
Today, I was bitten by a pet dog n i went to the hospital n had betadine on my wound to clean it. The nurse advised me to see the dog s behaviour for about 4-5 days. She s confidently telling me that nothing will happen and even she didn t suggest me to visit a doctor but I m to some extent...
169 5 Fri, 14 Mar 2014
For the last approx 3 years IV had no energy and have suffered from depression I had shingles a few months ago and then got a really bad staph infection all over my body in all my pores now its all coming out of my body in seeds I m feeling better than IV felt in years could staph have been...
1184 5 Wed, 20 Mar 2013
I was tested positive for TB in Feb 2012 n the node was in my neck . I was prescribed forecox, liveril forte n one other medicine. Then doctor replaced forecox with Rcinex-450/600. The node in my neck did not subside till date. After blood test recently doctor asked me to stop medicine. whether...
287 4 Thu, 2 May 2013
Hi.. i was bitten by my puppy last march 24, 2013. I had anti-tetano and verorab vaccine the same day and told by the doctor to come back for 4 more sessions of verrorab vaccine. But my dog did not die and i decided not to undergo my last vaccine which is today. Willi have rabies in my blood? And...
260 4 Mon, 22 Apr 2013
Hi I am 8 weeks pregnant and have been diagnosed with an e coli UTI sensitive to augmentin and nitrofuratoin. GP has prescribed augmentin and taken a CBC. I am concerned about taking the augmentin at this stage of pregnancy when my UTI symptoms are minimal and it was only picked up on routine...
259 4 Wed, 10 Apr 2013
i had a viral fever accompanied by severe cough and was advised dolomide 600 and a cough syrup. My cough has subsided but started having a vomiting sensation two to three days after medication and after even a week the vomiting sensation still persists and I am particularly not able to drink...
250 4 Sat, 30 Mar 2013
Hi, I had a dog bite me right below my lower lip and the dogs tooth went all the way through my mouth. The doctor did not suture it, and I clean the outside laceration with hydrogen peroxide and have bacitracin on it. I gargle hydrogen peroxide for the inside laceration. However, I still have...
213 4 Mon, 11 Feb 2013
Dear Doctor , My Mother is 83 years old.She had herpes zoster and got Treatment on 3.12.2012 , Doctor gave this tablets for one month : 1. ACIVIR DT (800 mG) 4 per day. 2.NUROKIND -G 150MG 2 per day. 3.TRYPTOMER 25MG i in night. But after one month Doctor gave 1.NUROKIND -G 150MG 1 per day....
1301 4 Wed, 26 Dec 2012
hi. My aunt is experiencing a swollen lymph node under her armpit. It seemed to get bigger. Her doctor have advised of antibiotic and she took it. However, it didn t change the size nor the pain she experiences due to swelling . She just had biopsy today and she s very nervous. is this alarming?...
1378 4 Fri, 17 Aug 2012
Hi.. I have fungal infection in between thighs and scrotum for past so many years. I used a lot of medicines. but whenever i uses those, it reduces. But didnt cure. i even used cetrizine tablets and antifungal ointments. but when i stopped those it again came. it is there when i started to use my...
282 4 Thu, 2 May 2013
hello doc My brother has been daignosed Dengue wiith only NS1/AG as positive and Antibody IgM and IgG as negative.This was as per yesterday when his platelet count was 1.5 lakh and total leucocytes as 2800 cells/cu.mm. As per today morning sample the total WBC are 4000 and platelet has fallen...
65 4 Fri, 15 Jun 2012
Hi.. My friend has polio attached at her small age (within 10 years) in right leg. Now she is 26 and is about to get married. They checked with doctors and they told there is no treatment for it. Now she is worried whether it will affect her child once she gets pregent after she get married. Is...
4 3 Tue, 29 Aug 2017
Hi, I have sore throat from last one month. My doctor said it s bacterial infection. He has put me on Roxid 150 for 4 days. I am currently breastfeeding and want to know if I can continue taking this medicine and are there any risks involved while breastfeeding. Please advice. Thanks
4 3 Fri, 9 Jun 2017
I have had hemorrhoids before. I assume thats what started this. I used preperation H and have had no relief. I know have a rash outside my rectum towards the front.... It itches burns and very uncomfortable. Its embarrassing to go to a doctor about this or even call to make an appointment. Im...
4 3 Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Long story short, my girlfriend and i had broken up for a month or so, she had unprotected sex with another man, and he said he was clean and free of STD/STI s. We had protected sex 7 days after she had unprotected sex with this other guy. I dont know the other guy and dont trust what he told...
26 3 Fri, 19 Sep 2014
Sir, My grandson 7 yrs old has recurrent SUBMENTAL swelling. After giving drugs (Cephodoxime, Cetrizine, Ibuprofen and paracetamol) swelling ends but comes back after sometime. FNAC / CYTOLOGY report suggest inflamed cystic lesion. Please suggest what reason and what is permanent cure
32 3 Tue, 4 Nov 2014
I am taking mgp fluticasone and I need to know if I can take an antihistamine because I have headache stopped up sinuses in my cheeks. also my nose is running and seems to be constant I just need a simple fix. I have been diagnosed with rhinitis.
24 3 Wed, 4 Dec 2013
Sick since tue early morn. high fever then gradually sore throat. by thur fever went to low grade and throat felt better but a lot of nose congestion. then yesterday it seem to start all over. fever goes up then back to low grade. been alternating ibuprifen and tylenol since tues. now my throat...
36 3 Sat, 28 Sep 2013
Hi, I am a 21 yr. old female and I haven t felt good for about a month, but the past 3 days my neck has been feeling stiff. I felt like I was getting the flu a week and a half ago. I think I have been running a fever but I just moved out on my own and do not own a thermometer yet. My body aches...
51 3 Tue, 10 Sep 2013
My name is Brenda and on Monday I cut my hand on a piece of glass, it was kind of deep but I washed it with soap and water and my husband put anti bacterial ointment and a bandage on it. It s healing very quickly but a friend asked if I was up to date on my tetanus but I don t know. I m getting...
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