Dr. Himanshu Wickramasinghe

Pulmonary Critical Care
Newhall, CA
31 years experience male

Locations

Office

Newhall, CA

Address

23928 Lyons Ave, #203, Newhall, CA
Directions

About

Specialties
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Pulmonary Critical Care

Sleep Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

6 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Himanshu Wickramasinghe
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
You can baby sit: In general, pneumonia due to bacteria is not contagious. If the child has a viral infection or influenza (the "flu") however, this could be contagiou ... Read More
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7 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Himanshu Wickramasinghe
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Not asthma alone: Fever is not seen in asthma alone, unless there is an accompanying infection. Asthma symptoms and shortness of breath can be worse if there is an inf ... Read More
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14 thanks
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Himanshu Wickramasinghe
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Needs antibiotics: Pneumonia needs to be treated with an appropriate antibiotic, unless it is due to a virus. The first issue is if she is on an antibiotic. If she is, ... Read More
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9 thanks

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wickramasinghe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wickramasinghe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you: with extremely bad scoliosis (supposed to kill me, heart and lung "crushed" together, immune deficiencies from 3 Steroids, scared
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Colombo Faculty of Medicine, Sri Lanka
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital/University of Chicago
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