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I am suffering from dry cough for the last two weeks and I have chest pain when ever I cough hard. Can you suggest what should be do?
I am 21 years old, I have headache when I have tension so How to identify I have depression stress strain etc.
Hello Doctor, I had sex with prostitute (Safe sex only-used Condom). Before sex I was touching her private part (Don't remember which finger I used. I did not do fingering (I think only if she cums then it means fingering was done, As far as I remember there was no fluid from her private part). The problem is I had PEELED/BROKEN skin due to cold with paper cut in my middle finger. I was just caressing her private part. As I do not remember which finger I used, is there possibility for HIV transmission if I had used Middle finger? After coming back home I washed my hands, at that time in my middle finger there was small bleeding (But only after washing, not before that). Please help me and I am confused totally due to this.
I sometimes develop acidity despite of undergoing triple therapy two years ago when fundic gastritis was detected by Doctor upon endoscopy. What should I now do?
Hello doc. My mother have to go to washroom 3 to 4times a day. She have mucus in her stool. She has tested stool several tym but der is no problem. Her sugar level is also increasing. Due to all dis problem her body weight has decreased to 62kg only. Please suggest diet for gaining weight. She is vegetarian.
I was admitted in hospital for 5 days due to viral fiver now I discharge but cough and weakness is too please suggest at the time of lunch and dinner I don't desire to ingest food feel vomit.
I had problem in stool. Mostly I get watery type. It might be due indigestion. I went to a doc. Bt there is still pain in my stomach at few cm below my chest. Kindly guide.
Bit in my early days am 38 years old boy. Due to over masterbation I am to suffer certain type of diesase over couple of disease the symptom are -premature ejacuation, watery semen, testicle shrinkage, poor erection, penis shrinkage, excessive hair loss. I would to know the alternative medicine so that I could have remedy of this,
Emotional Eating and Stress.
Hello friends! Myself, Dr. Shahazad. I’m a Psychologist by profession. I have deal with so many clients in my life like I have more than thousand satisfied customers even through, phone, email, or they are doing it with chat. We have clinics where clients are coming in the clinic also and we are taking care of the clients. I have sixteen years of experience as a psychologist, as a counselling psychologist. I have deal with so many problems like depression, anxiety, stress, even food addiction, addiction of alcohol, cigarettes, or any kind of addiction which is coming to your mind that we are covering. We are also dealing with the stress related to eating habits like mostly the people are having emotional eating these days and they are not aware of why they are gaining weight. They are gaining weight because of their emotional eating.
I will just give you an example like people do take care of, when they are stressed out, they tend to eat more. Why they tend to eat more because when they are stressed out they burn more energy that’s why they need more energy. When they need more energy then, for that they need to eat more food and the rich sources of energy is carbohydrate, or things which is like sugar, or carbohydrate or things which is made up of maida. So, mostly people tend to eat more those kind of foods. When people tend to eat those kinds of foods, they feel guilt also.
After eating so much of junk food, they feel guilt and that guilt leads to stress and that stress again make the person eat, so this is the basic cycle which is going through. So, we are dealing with emotional eating, food addiction, alcohol addictions, stress, anxiety, depression, even any kind of stress or as we know in our lives, there are so many ups and downs because of many reasons, related to health, related to personal problems, personal life, even, family lives.
If you are finding anything which is not smooth or not going along with your life in a proper manner then, you need a counselling and for that you can opt, you can call us on Lybrate or even you can do live chat on Lybrate or you can go for a video chat through the Lybrate.
Dear Doctor .I need an advice regarding my sugar management as below -- I was noticed with PP sugar of 206 in Jan 2014 and fasting at 120. My HBa1c parameter was at 6.5. I was given Sugamet MC for almost nine months and testing was done every three months. Now -- 1.With sugamet MC 500 once a day my HBa1c is 5.6 and also the fasting sugar and PP sugar is with in normal book limits. 2.I stopped sugamet mc 500 3 months back. Now my parameters are as below -- HBa1c parameter is 6.0. Fasting sugar is 111 and PP sugar is 160 My question is --- 1.When I am in normal limits (ofcourse its near the upper limit) without medicine. Should I still take the medicine? 2.Is taking metformin preventive in nature? I mean taking Sugamet mc 500 still will prevent my sugar metabolism from worsening further? I am a regular exerciser. I spend one hour in a gym doing muscle and weight training exercises. Alternate days I go for fast walk for 2kms with stretching exercises. Its my regular routine. Diet Control ----I am on a strict diet regime. Artificial sugar in any form is out of my food list for past one year. Be it tea/coffee/milk/icecreams/sweets /cold drinks/ sharbats etc. I am consuming minimum qty of potatots and other vegetables etc which are forbidden to control sugar level. I am trying to live by book. I take oats / almonds and nuts as me breakfast before exercise. After coming from gym I take whey protein shake. Then I take my lunch at 11:30-12:00. I take mild snacks at around 5:00 p.M. Dinner is around 9:00 p.M. And Ofcourse half an hour walk after dinner daily. I am a strict vegetarian. Pls advise if I shd continue with medicine or not. Regards
Female - home-make age around 34 years a mother of two had developed skin allergy. It started with face first. Initially appeared a small burn then dries and got scaly. Later it started appearing in wrist and ankle and there it was little itchy. Is it due to skin dryness? due to climatic condition or food habits.
What is a cough?
There are three phases to a cough reflex:
- An inhalation (breathing in)
- An increased pressure in the throat and lungs with the vocal cords closed
- An explosive release of air when the vocal cords open, giving a cough its characteristic sound
If somebody coughs a lot, it can be a sign of a disease. Many coughs are caused by infectious diseases, like the common cold, but there are also non-infectious causes.
Coughs can be due to pollution/irritation, GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), choking, chronic bronchitis, asthma or emphysema, a tumor in the lung, heart failure, some drugs (e.g., ACE inhibitors), post-nasal drip, and smoking.
Classification of coughs
Acute cough - has a sudden onset and lasts up to 3 weeks
- Subacute cough - persists for 3-8 weeks
- Chronic cough - persists for over 8 weeks
- Productive cough - a cough that brings stuff up, such as sputum
- Dry cough - a cough that brings nothing up
- Nocturnal cough - only occurs at night
Causes of coughs
The majority of coughs are caused by viruses and clear up without treatment.
Causes of acute (short-term) cough - in most cases, the infection is in the upper respiratory tract and affects the throat, this is known as a URTI/URI (upper respiratory tract infection). Examples include flu, the common cold, and laryngitis.
If it is an LRTI (lower respiratory tract infection), the lungs are infected, and/or the airways lower down from the throat (windpipe). Examples include bronchitis and pneumonia.
An acute cough can also be caused by hay fever.
Causes of chronic (long-term) cough - a chronic cough may be caused by smoking, mucus dripping down the throat from the back of the nose (nasal drip), GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease), asthma, and some medications (e.g. ACE-inhibitors).
Chronic coughs in children are most often caused by asthma, but can also be from conditions like GERD.
When to see a doctor
If a cough has persisted for 3 weeks without improvement, a doctor's advice should be sought. In most cases, there will not be anything serious underlying the cough, but in rare cases, a long-term cough can be a sign of something that needs treating, such as lung cancer or heart failure.
Other reasons to seek medical advice include:
- The cough is getting worse
- There are swelling or lumps present in the neck region
- Weight loss
- Severe coughing
- Changes in the sound of the voice
- Coughing up blood
- Difficulty breathing
- Chest pain
- Fevers that are not getting better
Diagnosing a cough
If a doctor decides that a cough is caused by the common cold or flu, the general advice will be to rest, drink plenty of fluids, and let it run its course. In the majority of cases, such coughs clear up after 1-2 weeks.
A cough caused by a viral infection that persists for more than a couple of weeks will probably require medical attention.
The doctor may order some diagnostic tests, such as a chest X-ray, a sample of phlegm may be sent to a laboratory for analysis to determine what is causing the infection.
The patient may be asked to breathe in and out of a tube attached to a machine; this helps the doctor determine whether the airways have an obstruction (this test is called a spirometry), which is common in asthma or emphysema.
If asthma is diagnosed, the patient may be prescribed asthma medication.
Sometimes, a doctor may refer the patient to a respiratory specialist.
Treatments and home remedies for coughs
The best way to treat a cough caused by a viral infection is to let the immune system deal with it - generally, such coughs clear up on their own. According to the National Health Service, United Kingdom, a homemade remedy with honey and lemon is as good, if not better than most OTC products sold in pharmacies.
Treatments are mostly aimed at making the patient feel a little bit better and generally do not decrease the length of the cough.
Honey - it coats the throat, resulting in less irritation and possibly less coughing. Honey is a demulcent (something that soothes).
Cough medications - some may help associated symptoms, such as fever or a stuffy nose. However, there is no compelling evidence that cough medicines are effective in making the cough go away faster.but homoeopathy can reduce the suffering.
For small children, it is a good idea to talk to a doctor before giving OTC cough medicine. Some ingredients in cough medicines can be dangerous for small children.
HOMOEOPATHY DO BEST IN COUGH AND REDUCE THE SUFFERING WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECTS.