Dr. Videh Mahajan

Internal Medicine
Coon Rapids, MN
27 years experience male

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Internal Medicine

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Cough: Persistant dry cough can trigger gag reflux which can lead to vomitting.
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40 lbs: You probably won't need surgery to lose 40 lbs.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Belly fat: Good health habits including watching diet and exercise.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Sores: Post nasal drip and canker sores are typically not related. However if you feel that you have sores in your throat, you need an evaluation.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Interferon: It is typically used for treatment hepatitis c. Replapse may occur with missing a dose.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
ALP: Paget's disease, bone fractures or cancers.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Checkup: As advised by your physician. Typically if you are healthy and have no medical issues, then once a year.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Medications: Contact a county social worker who can help find different programs available to you.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Disorder: It depends if the disorder is autosomal or sex linked. Further it depends on if it is autosomal dominant or recessive.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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TENS: Tens stands for "transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation". There are no significant studies to back up its regular use. However its use on individ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Back pain: Its available otc. Your doctor does not have to prescribe it. It can be tried to see if its helpful.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
PVCs: Occasional premature vantricular contractions are fairly common and typically would not need any specific treatment. However cutting back on caffiene ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Blue skin: Caould be due to raynaud's if its affecting your fingers.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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LAP: Concerning for lymphproliferative disorder or could be due to tb. Needs evaluation.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Iron: There is no direct effect. Milk in tea (if used) does have a potential to decrease iron absorption from stomach.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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Thrombocytosis: Absolutely, if its reactive. It can be treated with it is essential.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Salmonella: Salmonella typically speads from feco oral route and basically related to poor hand hygiene.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Clots: Not unless you are taking ocps.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Gout?: A lot of times if you have a history of gout, then it may be gout again, its a very typical site for gout.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Feet: Could be cellulitis/abscess or fungal infection. Needs evaluation.
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A 18-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Nosebleeds: It could b=due to allergic rhinitis, meds you use for allergic rhinitis or some thing else. If its been going on for some time, you should have ENT ev... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Cough: If you have a h/o smoking and haven't had a ct chest, then consider getting one.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Chest pain: It may be as simple as muskuloskeletal or some thing related to your stomach reflux. Gastritis or ulcer may also cause these symptoms. It may be relat... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Fever: Any fever that is higher than 101 needs further evaluation. Some fever even lower than that would also need further evaluation and depends on your med... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Leg: Could be neuropathy. Depends on your medical history.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
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Appetite: Typically it does not take too long to recover from viral illness. If your does not return to normal, it should be further evaluated.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Throwing up: The important point is to what is cause of throwing up. Just like tylenol (acetaminophen) can bring down the temperature but would not fix the underly... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Ear: Could be as simple as ear wax to more concerning as otitis media or externa. Needs evaluation.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Allergies: Typically sneezing and runny nose.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Rhinitis: Nasal steroids typically work the best. Otc non sedating antihistamines also work in mild cases very well.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Elevated glucose: Watching simple carbs and doing more physical exercise would help. However if these measures are not enough, one may need medications if glucose stays... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Weight loss: Diet and exercise with net negative calorie intake.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
HS: Hereditary spherocytosis. Spleen causes destruction of rbcs which are spherical in shape in this disease and hence spleen needs to be taken out.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Diarrhea: There shouldn't be. May want to see if there is correlation with diet. O/w it should be further evaluated.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Cough: It could be lingering cough from previous infection. It may be asthma, reflux or postnasal discharge causing cough. It could be some more pressing/sig... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Palpitations: It depends on how much did you drink.If it happens without drinking coffee then it should be evaluated.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Swelling: Kidney failure, hypothyroidism, cirrhosis, anasarca, med reaction to name a few.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Leg weakness: Could be claudication, a serious symptom pf pad. Needs further evaluation.
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A 75-year-old member asked:
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Itching: Phlebitis means inflammation of superficial veins which may or may not be associated with itching.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Sugar: Sugar that is present naturally in foods.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Pancreatitis.: Treatment is to fix the cause causing pancreatitis. Removal of gall badder if it is due to gall stones or stop drinking alcohol if due to alcohol.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Water: You should drink adequate water that is needed to quench your thirst. Drinking more than what you needed can certainly put your health in jeopardy inc... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Dysphagia: Fullness, chest discomfort, "somethinng stuck in the chest" are a few of the symptoms.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Funnel chest: Funnel chest. Its congenital. Typically develops during growth phase.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Heart transplant: Its always a cadaver. There are certain hla typing that needs to be matched.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Platelets: Blood celss help with clotting.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Foot pain: Dozens of possibilities. Depends on your medical history and medical problems, if any.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
LAP: Could be as simple as as reactive lap or some thing more serious as lymphoma.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Hydrocele: It depends on the cause of hydrocele. If it does not resolve spontaneously, it needs surgical intervention.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Pneumothorax: Folks with copd/emphysema are more prone to get spontaneous pneumothorax.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Mahajan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mahajan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Feb 4, 2012
very helpful information
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TI have had CT Pancreas Angiography after Ultrasounds, No Stones just enlarged duct, The surgeon said he noted it during the op and that would cause pain everytime bile is released, they just gave me ...Read More
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have been to get it checked out and had blood works and the only thing that I'm being told is it could be IBS? Tablets for IBS havenhelped
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Well explained Dr. Mahajan. I appreciate you taking the time to address my concerns. Sincerely, James

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Guru Govind Singh Medical College, India
Graduated 1996MD

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, Iowa - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, First Place, Iowa - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, First Place, Iowa - Summer
2013
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