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Dr. Yash Khanna

Family Medicine
EAST ORANGE, NJ
58 years experience male

Locations

Office

EAST ORANGE, NJ

Address

310 CENTRAL AVENUE, SUITE 305, EAST ORANGE, NJ
Directions

About

Bio

I gratuated from King George Medical College,Lucknow India in 1964.I did my training in Irwin Hospital,Maulana Azad College and worked for a year in Central Health Services as asst surgeon and i went to England in 1966.I did training in general medicine,infectious diseases,diseases of chest and tuberculosis at Monsall Hospital in Manchester,I also did Pediatrics training at Booth Hall Children Hospital at Manchesterand receivec Diploma in Child Health from royal college of Physicians in London,i worked as Senior House Officer in Pediatrics and also covered infectious diseases.In 1970 i emigrated to US,after working as House Ofiicer and covering ER,for six months at All Souls Hospital in Morristown,NJ,I started residency in Pediatrics at St Michaels Medical Center in NewarkNJ,From 07/01/71 to 06/30/73,i was chief resident in 1972to 1973.I have been in privare practice of general medicine and pediatrics since 1973,and have worked part time in ER/House Physician at St Mary Hospital in Orange and Orange Memorial Hospital both in Orange NJ.At present i am practicing full time General Medicine and Pediatrics in East Orange and Verona,NJ.i am board certified in Pediatrics

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not as good idea: I don't know who suggested you tamusilosin for frequent urination. You are drinking 100 0z of water.Do you have past history of stones . I suggest y... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not medical question: If you washed your hands with soap and water , it will not
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Consult your Doctor: Although hot flashes mostly occur in Menopausal women.But can occur even at 24.Most of the time it is related to low level of estrogen.Low estrogen le... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it is safe but: Acute Sinusitis is sometimes treated with a long course of antibiotics. 2/3 rd of acute Sinusitis do not require any antibiotics and gets better by it... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Needs Evaluation: You needs to be checked by your GP.You may have Acid Reflux in your esophagus causing the burning senasation.Other possibilies are Gastritis,Somach ul... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Different pain meds: Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is a combination of Tramadol(Ultam) is an opoid pain medication and acetaminophen(Tylenol) and is a stronger pai... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
May be start of Flu: You have been exposed to the Flu virus and if you did not get Influenza vaccine you are susceptical to the Flu. It may be the start of flu.I suggest y... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Side effect Adderal: All these symptoms are side effect of you abusing Adderal Stop using the Adderal and gradually symptoms will go away If still persists then it may be ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Finish the course &: You should finish the 10 day course.For yeast you can use over the counter vaginal cream or call the Doctor and get a prescription for Diflucan (fluco... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes and no: Yes it can make you sweat more but it does not affect your overall body temperature.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Needs to be checked: It is very difficult to say what the black dot is without getting more information like how it started if known and how long it has been and if it itc... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
It is effective 95%: Yes it is effective.If you missed your period do a home pregnancy test to make sure you are not pregnant. Plan B works by preventing the ovulation and... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not without doctors: You can not do it by yourself and even if you try,it can be dangerous.Dont even try it.You are under care of a Ob Doctor.ask him/her to induce you if ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Needs to be checked: You have fever and vomiting with chunks.And you had pain in the ribs before vomiting.We don't know how high your temperature is.You might be having a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes You Can Caution: You may take it for anxiety.Affect of Clozanepam lasts between 6 and 12 hours.So you may take Kava Kava during the day It may be a good idea to notify... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
10-15&35-50mgm/kgm: For Amebiasis it is 35-50mgm/kgm body weigh 250 mgm3 times a day for 5to7 days For Giardiasis 10-15mgm/kgm 75mgm3 times a day for 7to10 days
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
TenderThroat5months: Aching Muscles, Tender Slkin and tender throat .Do you mean painfull throat.Tender is feeling of pain when pressure is applied or on touching.I am sur... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Chest wall pain: It seems the pain is in chest wall like ribs or other structures.Can be due to trauma or inflammation.Take Ibuprophen or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for p... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Needs to be checked: You need to have it checked by your family doctor.It may be a strep infection or some other condition.Meanwhile you may try gargles with some salt in ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Nothing to worry : Sunken veins on forehead may be normal and there is nothing to worry about.But at the next Appontment with your doctors let them look at it to find ou... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Infection strep/Vira: The symptoms you described very sore throat and rash on the roof can be caused by Viral infection or srtep infection
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Warts Caused By HPV: Condyloma is an infiectious disease transmitted by direct sexual contact characterized by presence of warts caused by Human Pappiloma Virus
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A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Needs to be checked: He should be examined and get appropriate treatment from his Doctor or go to ER
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not likely: You have to stop guessing.If you have a thyroid problem and if you were prescribed Synthroid (thyroxine) means you have Hypothyroidism,you have to con... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it can: Yes UTI can make you nauseous in some cases along with other constitutional symptoms like fever and body ache due to the infecton
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Family Doctor: For lumps in the back of head you should consult your family doctor first.Lumps in the back of head can be due to many causes and most Internists or F... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
From your Doctor: You can get it from your doctor and if he/she dies not have it,can order it for you Otherwise you can call the health department if they can give it ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Up to date on routin: CDC Recommends that you make sure you are up to date on your routine vaccinations which include MMR DTP Polio Varicella And yearly Flu Vaccine But you... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
ReactiveHypoglycemia: After eating big meal Blood Sugar goes up& as reaction to that in normal people without Diabetes,the pancreas produces extra insulin to bring the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
MOST LIKELY COLD SOR: The location and description is more suggestive of a cold sore.Having said that it is very difficult to say with certainty what it is without looking ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Needs check up: Common cold and stomach virus do not last for a month I will suggest you consult your Primary Care Doctor and get checked to make a proper diagnosis a... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Training: A family physician ha sfinished training in Family Medicine which includes Internal medicine,gynecology and Pediatrics A Pediatrician has finished in ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes it is reversible: Yes the hypopigmentation due to RetnA is reversible on its own
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
GET IT CHECKED: It is very hard ti tell you based on your tickling feeling .It needs to be checked with a detailed history and comprehensive physical exam and if indi... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Yes they will and do: Yes they can and they do Commonly used is Salmetrol in combination withFluticasone(AdVAIR) AND SHORT ACTING Albuterol Levabuterol Metaproterenol and T... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need to be checked: Coughing grey phlegm in morning,evening and night may be doe to Allergies,Sisusitis,Bronchitis.You need to drink plenty of fluids and stop smoking if... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need to be checked: You are having dysfunctional uterine bleeding.It is caused by changes in hormonal levels. It is usually triggered when women do not ovulate.it can c... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Used for babies spit: Zantac (ranitidine) for babies is prescribed for spitting up due to esophageal reflux If the baby is still spitting discuss with your Pediatrician as ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Follw advice of derm: You have seen a Dermatologist who told youthat it is not serious.We can not guess what it might be Most of the time these white patches are harmless ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Unlikely Petrolium: It is very unlikely that it is caused by Petrolium Jelly you put on your lips Soft stools can be related to change in your diet or due to an intestina... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Prognosis is poor: The prognosis is based on Richter Syndrome Score based on patient's performance status,LDH,Platlet Count,The Size of the Lymphoma Tumor and number of ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
YesForTempPainRelief: Shots may help with the pain in some&may last for few weeks Shots are given in the spinal epidural space by Pain Medicine SpecialistThe shots will... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Inner ear problem: Noises in the ears called tinnitus is often associated with wooziness or vertigo or lightheaded is usually due to problem with inner ear called Labryn... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Hard to answer: We do not have enough information as we don't know what you mean by fullness sensation in your lungs.If it is really a concern for you,iwill suggest y... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
HazardInLargeNumbers: Molds and mold spores are common in every household.It is when these are present in large numbers, they can present a health hazard to humans. It can ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Calcium Score: If you are asking is Calcium Score of 1123 is bad.The answer is YES it is bad and you should discuss with your Cardiologist the significant of this sc... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Symptomatic Relief: Most common colds are self limiting and do not need any treatment for the infection,as cold is caused by a virus.But some people need symptomatic trea... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Both same drug: Both of these Brand Name Thyroid drugs are generic name LEVOTHYROXIN and are equally effective for treatment of Hypothyroidism
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Low Vitamin D level: It needs to be corrected as there is risk of following Osteoporosis and secondary Hyperparathyroidism Obesity as vit D has been linked to inability t... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Mono/Bactetrial: Blood test for glands in neck is usually done to check White cell count and type of cells and other time to test for Infectious Mono nucleosis It is g... Read More
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Testimonials
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I learn from and enjoy reading Dr. Khanna's answers to challenging questions. A real asset to HealthTap and the public!
Nov 5, 2012
I recommend Dr. Khanna as a leading doctor in Family Medicine because of her knowledge and commitment to her calling --
Nov 3, 2012
Very informative answers. Always quick to respond to patients. Definitely a great doctor!
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Thank you for your reply! It was pretty bad. I was put on hydro morphine, an anti spasm and an anti inflammatory. Thankfully the extreme pain and spasms were easily controlled and I didn't need the me...Read More
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Thank you. I got my test results but don't see my dr til Tuesday. I was really hoping my numbers would be good and they were except for my total bilirubin. It went up. It's kinda scary cause I've been...Read More
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Saw a therapist. She acknowledged the difficulty of dealing with multiple chronic health issues. Been diagnosed with fibro by more than one doc, but having a re-think after a sleep apnea diagnosis. Mi...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College, India
Graduated 1964MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College, India
Graduated 1964MD

Residency

Newark,NJ

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, New Jersey - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, New Jersey - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, New Jersey - Winter
2013

Affiliations

FAMILY MEDICINE/PEDIATRICS LLC
WEST ESSEX MEDICAL GROUP
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