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Dr. Sanjay Jain

Internal Medicine
Louisville, KY
35 years experience male

Locations

Office

New Albany, IN

Address

1919 State Street, New Albany, IN
Directions

Fax

5023655331

About

Bio

Dr. Jain is a board certified Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist. He is dedicated to promoting awareness of colon cancer, its incidence, risk factors and ways of prevention and early detection. He completed his Internal Medicine residency and Fellowship in Gastroenterology at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. He is proficient in all fields of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and performs therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopy including colonoscopy, polypectomy, upper endoscopy, biliary and pancreatic endoscopic procedures, as well as capsule endoscopy. He practices medicine in Louisville, Kentucky.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

64 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Blood clots in stool is a serous problem and should not be from watermelon consumption. Seek medical help immediately.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Both typically present with bleeding with stool and can be difficult to differentiate based on symptoms alone. Exam by a specialist is a must.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Cancers in rectal area are usually treated by a combination of raditaion and chemotherapy with surgery later.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: There could be reactions to any medication you tke. If symptoms last more than a few hours you need to see a doctor.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Tumor is a general term for a growth that is not supposed to be there. They can be benign ( non-cancerous) and cancerous. Cancerous growths have poten... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Decrease /change: You should start with a small amount and gradually go up on the dose. Sometimes a change of brand will help.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Acid reflux or gastroesophgeal reflux disorder is syndrome where because of lax sphincter between the esophgus and the stomach, people get regurgitati... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
6: Yes, you can get peptic ulcer at any age. Unlike the common myth, you dont get ulcers from spicy food. You get them from ibuprofen, Aleve (naproxen) k... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
5: Most viral illness are self limiting. If it lasts more than 7-8 days discuss with your doctor. Start with water, pedialyte and then advance to brat di... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Do you have any food allergies? Raw carrots should not cause stomach pain.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
3: There is no need to clean out your system. Our body is very efficient in taking care of itself and have excellent system of cleaning out - getting was... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Clay colored stool is classically described in patients with jaundice secondary to obstruction of bile duct. It can happen with pancreatic cancer, bil... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
If in doubt, Go: Most commonly vomiting is from stomach upset from viral infection ( stomach flu), medications, food poisoning or intolerance etc and self limiting. Wa... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Rarely: Most commonly from hemorrhoids. Other causes include fissures, ulcers, colitis as well as cancer.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Blockage: Blockage at multiple small bile duct levels by cancer can cause bilirubin to go up. Could be liver failing if you had cirrhosis/ or other liver condit... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See cardiolgist: Usually they will check to see if you have any other issues like ischemia or decreased ejection fraction.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Depends: It is very unusual and depends on the size of the aneurysm. Large aneurysm can rupture and hence may require surgical excision.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: First thing is obviously not to lift heavy any more. Increase fiber in diet and take stool softners too if needed. Bleeding like this is typically rel... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Lots of people crave for sugar. Excessive thirst is a sign of diabetes although can be from several other conditions.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: There is no need for colon cleansing. One needs to have regular bowel movements. Generous fiber intake help. Some people may need stool softners.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: It is definitely healthy to eat fruits. I am not sure if you need to drink a liter of water in morning like that. We should drink a good amount of wat... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Ulcers in colon: As the name indicates this condition leads to ulcers in the colon which can cause signficant bleeding with stool.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See a doctor: If short lasting can be infectious gastritis. If going for more than a few days see a doctor.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Cut down: There is no advantage of drinking 64 oz of water. If you have good kidney function, one needs to drink enough water basically to be determined by how ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Unlikely: A lot of times it is related to food that we may be sensitive too. if persistent or getting worse, seek attention.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See details: Abscesses and fistulas can be difficult and sometines require antibiotic treatment fir many weeks. There is also a possibility of crohns disease. See... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Not known: Exact cause of ulcerative colitis is not known. It happens randomly and not associated with any particular etiologic agent.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Not easy: If this was easy, we won't have obesity problem. It takes effort. Things that might help include; not having chips, ice-cream, candy, chocolates, etc... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Several: It is a serious infection. People can have kidney failure which can get chronic also. Low blood platelets can cause bleeding at different sites. Sever... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Yes, even though most common cause of esophageal spasms is acid reflux spasms can happen unrelated to heartburn. Esophageal dysmotility is an establis... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
2: Leaky stool is most commonly a manifestion of weak anal sphincter or internal hemorhoids or rectal prolapse. Any disease that causes diarrhea increase... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Anxiety can make acid reflux symptoms worse. By itself i dont think it will cause acid reflux if you don't have it to begin with.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
5-10%: It is uncommon. I have had several cases. It means a false positive hcv antibody test and if the RNA test is negative, nothing further needs to be don... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Bland diet, low in acidic foods like citrus, tomatoes etc, high fat diet like cheese, fried food, red meat etc, no or low caffeine, no alcohol or smo... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
12: Liver cirrhosis is the final result of all forms of liver injury which are commonly alcohol, hepatitis c, b, certain drugs etc. Non-alcoholic liver di... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Most people with gall stones have no symptoms at all- talk about typical. When they cause symptoms it can be pain on right side of abdomen, upper midd... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Not much: Symptoms like yours are common from colon cancer, colitis, hemorrhoids etc. I think the mistake you are making is of self diagnosing. You need to see ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No need : There is no need for colon cleansing. One needs to have regular bowel movements. Generous fiber intake help. Some people may need stool softners.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Diabetes is a condition of lack of enough Insulin or lack of response of the body to insulin. You can not cause it by eating too much sugar or drinkin... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Hemorrhoids are a chronic problem. They do get worse with time and sometimes will require treatments with banding, infrared coagulation or even surger... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Intolerance: Your stomach could be very sensitive and irritated by gin. Everybody is different and can have different tolerance to food and drinks.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: If you need to, but usually one or the other is all you need. If it is not working, make appointment with a gastroenterologist.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Stool antigen : It is a test where stool is tested for h.Pylori antigen to look for h.Pylori infection of the stomach.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Anus is about 3-4 cm long from skin to the rectum which is the last part of colon. Colon is lined by columnar lining and cancer of this is very common... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: Polyps are growths in the rectum and colon and are faily common almost one in 4-5 people age 50 or above will have them. Not all polyps lead to cancer... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
No: Most common cause of bleeding with stool is hemorrhoids. One cannot really tell the cause of bleeding by history alone and people with recurrent bleed... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
1: Low fat and bland diet provokes less acid stimulation and hence tolerated better in patients with peptic ulcers.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
NO: These are not definite signs of anything but associated with a number of illness. See a doctor to find out what is going on with you.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
See below: It could be a piles aka hemorrhoid along with a few other things in the differential. You need to be examined by a md.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Jain
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Not easy: Nothing good comes easy. Bring the change gradually. Try to make everyone understand and do it together and make new family traditions. Whats good for... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you sir. If you have the time would you mind seeing a photograph? Is this condition serious and does it require immediate medical care
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Had a Cat Scan of chest, abdomen, and , pelvis. Would Crohn's be evident in scan? Thank you so much for your valuable time. It means a lot.
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Thanks for your suggestion but I considered d doctors here and they ain't ready for d treatment yet. I need your help please can u?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rohtak Medical College, India
Graduated 1987MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE HOSPITAL
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