Dr. Yash Khanna

Family Medicine
EAST ORANGE, NJ
59 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

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Copd: Severe COPD can cause acute exacerbations and can cause respiratory failure some time and can be the cause of death, especially if you have acute exac... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
AgingGeneticsHormone: Prostate enlargement in BPH is due to aging,Geneics(as it runs in families)and Hormonal influence by Androgens
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
9-10 inch long stool: Yes it is normal and size of the faeces does not mean the child has something wrong with him oe her.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Dizzy: Food poisoning presents with gastrointestinal symptoms like vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and in some cases fever.If ypu do not have an... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Mastoiditis: You have a serious infection and you should follow the doctors advice and go through mastoidectomy and you will need antibiotics, dont ignore and see ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Infant Gonorrhea mum: If mother had prenatal care then she has in all probability has been treated.But if the mother hadc no prenatal care and comes and deliver the baby an... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Urinary Infection: Each kidney infectin or as we call any urinary tract i nfection needs to be treated with appropriate antibiotics, and if it is successfully treated th... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Acid reflux headache: No acid reflux does not cause headache behind the eyes.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Not like that but: Hpv causes genital warts and can cause cancer of cevix,anus and mouth It over the long period if not diagnosed and treated early can be fatal
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes many benefits: Yes studies show dark chocolates not the sugary ones,can improve health and prevent Heart Disease.It is also very nutritious as it contains fiber,iron... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Doctor Diverticuliti: Any medical doctor can diagnose and treat diverticulitis, but you may need consultation with a gastroenterologist, and in complicated cases general su... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Just have to weight: You have to weight and let nature take its course, soon your cervix will dilate more and your amniotic sac will break and real labour pains will end i... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Only Breast Feeding?: If your baby is not eating solid food at 4 months of age and is breast feeding.American Academy Of Pediatrics recommend giving Iron Supplement of 11 m... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
SYMPTOMS OF COLD: If you mean what we call common cold.The symptoms can vary from just runny nose to sore throat, headache, low grade fever, to cough.It usually does no... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
RUBELLA: Rubella is a viral disease caused by rubella virus and antibiotics are not effective against it.The disease has to take its natural course. I suppose ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
NO Way To Prevent: There is no way you can prevent BPH It occurs inmost men as thy age.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Group Of RiskFactors: It is not a disease in itself but a group of Risk Factors 1High Blood Pressure135/85 Or higher 2High Blood SugarFasting;more than100mgm 3Unhealthy Cho... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No it dies not: No it does not cause warts.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Better than CURE: As the old saying goes Prevention is better than cure.The positive points are as follows 1 By preventing life threatening and serious diseases you not... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No evidence that it : There is no evidence that drinking coffee even in women with fibrocystic breasts will affect the mammogram picture.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
H&PXrays/MRI/CatScan: These conditions of the spine are evaluated by taking a detailed History,Thorough Physical Exam including Neurological Exam,Imaging like MRI/CAT SCAN ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Low bp hypotension: Hypotension means low blood pressure.Normal blood presssure is normally 120/80, if blood pressure falls belw 90/60 then it is called hypotension.In mo... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
NoIt Will Not: Having sex will not affect your BPH
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
By exam and/or cultu: By examination and taking a culture.That is the only way to know if you suspect you have an infection yeast or some other.
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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Tape it to next toe: Only way you can tape is called Buddy Taping. In this you tape it to the next normal toe and has been always done for minor undisplaced fractures of t... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Peptic ulcer: You can try ppis high doses and Carafate (sucralfate) 1gm four times a day.Discuss it with your doctor as it is a prescription drug.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
RaisedPressureArteri: Hypertensin is a chronic medical Condition in which there id increasedPressure in the Arteries.Normal BPat rest is 100 to140 Sytolic and 60 to 100 Dia... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Hard STOOL: Hard stools are caused usually by change in diet or certain medications and not drinking enough fluids.I would suggest you use over the counter stool ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
White cated tongue: If you are a healthy person with a normal immune system and not on steroids then white coated tongue is a benign condition and you do not have to worr... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
ACNE TREATMENT: If the acne rash is new onset and is not to bad then you can use benzyl perixide wash twice a day, if it does not get better then you need to see your... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Hypoechoic foci thyr: Hypoechoic foci are fluid filled or sold masses that cast limited echoes compared to the surrounding tissues on ultrasound exam.Once you find this the... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Tdap for adults: Ask your doctor, as tdap is now recommended as a booster in all adults through 64 years of age, most doctors office keep this vaccine in stock if yo... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Post Polio Syndrome: Post Polio Syndrome is a group of symptoms that present in 25to50% of Polio Survivors many years after they were infected with polio virus and survive... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Back ACHE: Chronic back ache may be related to your physical activities or may be due to problem with your spine.You need to see your doctor who will examine you... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
DSMO: Dsmo for interstitial cystitis does not cause constipation.It cause garlic like odour from the skin and breath.And you need to have liver and kidney f... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Most Pnumonias are: Most Pnumonias are caused by infectious agent like viruses&Bacteria.And these are contagious.Some caused by fungi like aspergilus and others is no... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
CoxsachieA&EV 71/RA: It is a viral infection which affects children and presents as rashes on palms of hands and soles of both feet and buttocks, and lesions in and around... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
There is no risk: There is no risk associated with getting third MMR Vaccine
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Sepsis is BLOOD INFE: Sepsis is bacterial infection in blood, it is serious medical condition caused by excessive immune response to infection.Chemicals released into blood... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
No: Srenuous Exercises and over exertion can be harmful but normal movements are not harmful
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Any Age But: Although it is not common in Pediatric age and among very young but this condition can happen at any age
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Hemolysed Blood: Most common cause of elevated potassium level in blood with normal kidney functions is red blood cells get hemolysed and as a result Pottasium level i... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Bradicardia Hyperlid: If you have sinus bradycardia without heart block and have been examined by your doctor with an ekg and you just had slow heart rate without any other... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
YesAntibioticsDoCure: Antibiotics can be taken by mouth or inserted in to vagina Following Antibiotics are used commonly METRONIDAZOLE (FLAGYL,METROGEL-VAGINAL CLINDAMYCINE... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Surgery/VitaminD: For Secondary Hyperparathyroidism due to VitaminD Defeciency is treated with Vitamin D therapy Primary Hypoparathyroidism is treated with surgical rem... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
COPD: COPD stands foe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease As the name says it is chronic disease of the airway which includesEmphysema and Chronic Bronchi... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Symptoms/throat canc: Sore throat which persist, large gland in neck, hoarseness of voice, difficulty in swallowing, speech difficulty, persistant earache, mass and pain in... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes: All vaccines are given to protect the children and adults against common infectious diseases which can cause morbidity and mortality and are important... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes he should get it: Vaccine is approved and recommended for boys and girls from age 9 to 23 it is covered by most insurance all over usa.And is available for those witho... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Will take its course: Common cold is caused by a virus and there is no antibiotic used to treat it. It is self limiting and usually one gets better within 5 to7 days.But yo... 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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