Iron Supplement

The red blood cells in the blood contain the maximum amount of iron. Iron is essential for good health as red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to other tissues of the body. You might need iron supplements in conditions like iron-deficiency anemia, pregnancy, during menstruation, dialysis, excess blood loss, etc.

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What is the treatment for uterine fibroids other than taking oral contraceptives?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 49 year old woman, and for about a year now, I have been menstruating excessively. I have uterine fibroids, so my gynecologist suggested that I take birth control pill, which I do not prefer. I have not missed any periods yet. I have a few normal ones, and then I get very tired...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your gynecologist must have explained that uterine fibroids are benign smooth muscle tumors of the uterus, usually found in childbearing age. Small fibroids usually do not have any symptom and do not require any treatment, but as you have excessive bleeding and ot...  Read Full »

Can hepatitis E cause black stools?

Query: Hello doctor,My mom has hepatitis E since the last 15 days. As advised by the doctor, she is taking Drakshadi Kashaya, three teaspoons mixed with nine teaspoons of water and a quarter teaspoon of Katuki Choorna. Also, she is taking Nirocil tablet thrice a day since three days. Yesterday her stool ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hepatitis E is just like hepatitis A. It spreads through stools and due to poor hygiene. You are taking good medicines. Just wait for few days. Drink boiled water and maintain good hygiene. Take the following medicines too along with your medicines: Vasa Guduchyadi Kas...  Read Full »

How can I improve my health after an abortion?

Query: Hello doctor,I had to undergo an abortion last month for twin discordance at my fourth month. It was performed as a normal delivery and again D and C was done within a week due to placenta remains. I had severe vomiting and my food intake was very poor during the pregnancy. Now, I am having issues w...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. After an abortion weakness is mainly due to blood loss. So, if you are taking any iron supplementation then continue that. If not, then start taking iron supplements. You can start Ayurvedic medicines for iron supplementation. Take tablet Sa...  Read Full »

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