Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam

Internal Medicine
Springfield, MA, India
37 years experience female

About

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Tamil

Doctor Q&A

633 Answers
208 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Spiculated nodule: Spiculated nodule is a warning sign for lung cancer, needs to be followed with serial lung scans and biopsy in some cases. Consult a pulmonologist . I ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Need an xray.: Apply ice, keep foot end elevated, get xray done of the big toe to rule out fracture -big toe bones ,take ibuprofen or naproxen if you have no allergi ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Less than or greater: Normal ferritin levels range from 12 to 300(ng/mL) for males and 12 to 150 ng/mL for females. It appears that in your case it is ? greated than 2000n ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
Nov 7, 2014
gives good solid advice on general internal medicine She is an asset to health tap.
Nov 29, 2014
Very accurate and timely responses.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks this is really helpful. I imagine it is something harmless as he is only 24 and otherwise healthy but it's still good to know to check it, especially as it just a...Read More
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Thank you so much! Your answer was more than helpful! You answered it while giving the reason in detail. It was very helpful as I've been wondering for some time. Thank you and thank you for your tim...Read More
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Thank you but you did not answer my question. I want to know if these medications could be the cause since they are new to me and I developed this after taking them for high blood pressure.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Madurai Kamaraj University Medical College
Graduated 1991MD

Medical/Graduate school

Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Madurai Medical College, India
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Residency

Salem Hospital

Residency

Boston Medical Center

Residency

UPMC PRESBYTERIAN SHADYSIDE
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