Dr. Banita Kooner

Internal Medicine
San Diego, CA
24 years experience

Locations

Office

San Diego, CA

Address

Department of Internal Medicine, 4001 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA
Directions

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About

Bio

Women's health has always been an interest for me. Not only do I seek beneficial tips to liviing my life, I strive to include my patients in learning about great living. I encourage all of my patients to really get to the bottom of what bothers or helps them, and I try to expand on that. Open communication is the key.

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Check a preg test: These could be signs of pregnancy, or "psycho-somatic", a term physicians use that explains how your body can induce symptoms of a condition you are a... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Hot flashes.: Hot flashes are common in the peri menopausal age range all the way through the menopausal age range (age 40 through 65!). Make sure you see your doct... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Mouth biting: It sounds like moderate-severe anxiety. Please make sure you have a therapist to discuss your stressors with (good and bad!) your doctor can help you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Pain bowel movement: The first thing i would ask is "are you female?": women can have ovulation pain or even mild endometrial pain with a bowel movement. If you are male... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Progesterone/period: You should have your period in the next few days. If you still don't get your period, let your doctor follow up for others causes of "amenorrhea", suc... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Hand tremble: The most common reason is "benign essential tremor". It usually happens as you get older and can worsen as you get older. There is a strong genetic di... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Mucus on/in stool: If the colonoscopy was normal, and you don't normally suffer from chronic diarrhea, this most likely sounds like constipation. Your colon makes mucus ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Hot flashes: If you are peri-menopausal, or menopausal, there are many things that could be helpful for your symptoms. You can try holistic remedies such as black ... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Cough/cold 2012: The symptoms of the 2012 upper respiratory infection going around include nasal and sinus congestion and discharge, sore throat, cought. The viruses t... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Steroids sinus polyp: Steroids may help for a very short time. Usually polyps that cause chronic symptoms are helped by surgery. Please talk to your doctor about your optio... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Breast Pain: If you think you cold be pregnant, please take a pregnancy test or call your doctor's office, it is common for young women with periods to have one si... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Banita Kooner
Internal Medicine 24 years experience
Water weight: Believe it or not, water can account for many initial pounds of weight gain or loss. Keeping an active lifestyle with walking daily, limiting your sal... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kooner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Kooner is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1999MD
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