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Dr. Kamlesh Desai

Family Medicine
Ehrenberg, AZ
24 years experience

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Family Medicine

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English

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71 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Reassuure/mederma: Be reassured it will clear out in time , if need to hurry it up, consider Mederma which will minimize it.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Takes time: Zpak actually lasts ten days even thouggh you take it for five days only - give it another 5 days before giving up - if worsening infection though - s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Excellent: Rey tsp of bleach in waterpik container of water helps even more.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Multiple: Meds which cause thinning of blood like Coumadin (warfarin) , or Aspirin or plavix, infection, trauma, dry air , ice packs , packing, cautery direct p... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
After first birthday: Keep dietary intake simple in beginning to avoid developing allergies.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Moderate: May yet be viral- but probably aren't toxic looking enough to hospitalize if doc did not do that - take rest and avoid tobacco smoke or smog, also was... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Generally yes but also, genetics plays a huge role.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Ct urogram: A urogram uses contrast so flow out thu the urinary system.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Preg./ yes-worse/no: Preg./ yes - worse re fibro/ no - but there is the consideration of higher risk pregnancy due to age and meds use needs to be managed - burden of newb... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sinusitis: Allergic, viral , bacterial or fungal - color of discharge no help - if fever- probably not allergic -if lasts more than 10 days, not viral - try Muc... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Rest: Better to rest , but more importantly, have follow up to be sure meds are appropriately helping maximally - especially if legs are swollen, or difficu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: Migraine vs.Tumor vs. Anuerysm on serious side, tension h/a , caffeine withdrawl . Alcohol withdrawl, optical, sinusitis on mild side.
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Probably for years: For years but why go thru misery - surgery will get you more function.
A member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
None recently: Not in the past few years.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Mederma: Mederma can help it is over the counter and the sooner you use it, and the more consistently you use it. The more chances of success, but the likely ... Read More
A 78-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Air: As food passes by air moves around causing rumbling noise.
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Change shoes and tx: Get rid of problematic footwear - otherwise wash all laces , soles and footwear in bleach - color safe - if it survives the wash, great - if it doesn'... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Removal of tissue: Turp removes tissue, tuip only puts nick into enlarged prostate to allow better urinary flows.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Meds/exercise: Add beta blockers, ace inhibitor/arb/ and or diuretics along with exercise in cardiac rehab help in many cases.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Dead blood: It usually depends on age genetics and liver disease. In newborns the liver is not well developed so it cannot process the bilirubin which develops du... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Culture: Culture for drug sensitivity to avoid gun slinging antibiotics which are not effective.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sneeze is reflex act: This is one reflex arc which is hard to reproduce.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possibly : Multiple possibilities, appendix, colon ca, diverticuliltis, ibs, crohn's ulcerative colotilitis , pancreatitis, constipation, gallstones, hepatitis, ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Infection: Most likely trichomonas vaginalis infection, you will need to get pelvic exam and treatment. On occassion, it could just be a different infection - ga... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Antidepressants help: Antidepressants do help in fibromyalgia - now also consider daily 15-30 minutes of exercise.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
?ibs: If you have already been evaluated with egd/colonoscopy, as well as food allergies and sprue all negative - possibly ibs - consider antidepressants.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Menses: If your discharge only occurs for a few days then spontaneously resolves, it is a light menses, otherwise it is something that needs to be investigate... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Peroxide: If it is an outer ear infection, and peroxide is helping , continue daily use for a week if not resolved see your pediatrician, as it may be wax not c... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Avoid fatty food/sx: Avoid fatty fried foods but contact surgeon for possible excision to prevent emergency excision later.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Subacromial bursitis: Most likely it is a bursa which is inflamed but there may also be a rotator cuff issue or biciptal tendonitis - if not treated in timely fashion - may... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Deconditioning/nerve: Most likely deconditioning or possibly nerve damage from nearby fracture.
A 67-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Old age related: Not usually serious - not reversible - probably due to hypertension- chronic.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Disk degeneration?: Possible degenerative lower disk disease see your doc - esp. If any bowel or bladder incontinence or foot drop. Also try lying flat on your back on ca... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Rest: Better to rest , but more importantly, have follow up to be sure meds are appropriately helping maximally - especially if legs are swollen, or difficu... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Reassure: This is possible with Mirena (levonorgestrel) - it will resolve as body adjusts to it.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depo lasts awhile: The effects of the Depo-Provera last sometimes upto 9 months after the last injection so you could develop irregular menses during this time and have ... Read More
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sinusitis: Allergic, viral , bacterial or fungal - color of discharge no help - if fever- probably not allergic -if lasts more than 10 days, not viral - try Muc... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Sitz bath: Sitz bath - 1/2 box of baking soda in 2-3 inches water in tub - sit in it for 1/2 hour as needed.
A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Mri not advised: Mri not advisable with steel spinal rods.
A member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Mucinex-d claritin (loratadine): As above and salt water gargles as well as wash hands use tylenol (acetaminophen) /motrin as needed - things should imp. In less than a week - but als... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Multiple: Main ones are porcelain or composite veneers.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Treat symptoms: Tylenol/ claritin/ and Mucinex (guaifenesin) are safe in pregnancy if salt water gargles dont' help - and all above fails - consider doc visit if 1 we... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No but I do option: I have a blended practice with a low 500 dollar per year flat fee with a 5 dollar copay - for unlimited visits within two days of the request- it work... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Check labs: Just a screening ana, ra, ESR will shine light on you having anything or not.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Mitral valve: Mitral valve prolapse most likely -realize despite all previous wierd beats you are fine!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Hemorrhoids: At your age, most likely cause is hemorrhoids. Decrease toilet sitting time no more than five minutes , inc. Fluids and fiber, walk at least half an h... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
No : Unless it has been throbbing and you are getting nausea too.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes: As long as they keep in touch with a hematologist and get treatment rapidly in case of bleeding.
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamlesh Desai
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Nerve pain: Probably nerve pain due to bulging disk in neck or upper back or early shinlges if you have a rash on one side only.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Desai is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Desai is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks, Dr. Desai! But, what I meant was, why can't blowing air produce the same beneficial effects as a sneeze (if a sneeze does have beneficial effects).
HealthTap member
Thanks. I've been debating whether to take the last pill of my seven-pill antibiotic regimen. But if this is viral, it wouldn't help to take it.
HealthTap member
Thanks, Dr. Desai! I thought that eating less would just reduce my body metabolism and thus not let my weight vary from its set point.

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Medical/Graduate school

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