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Dr. Neelima Reddy

Gastroenterology
Baton Rouge, LA
25 years experience female

Locations

Gastroenterology Associates of Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA

Address

9103 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: Louisiana

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

24 Answers
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Yes: Some suspensions are available- zegerid, Protonix (pantoprazole) (prescription).Why do you need liquid form?
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Depends: On your symptoms. There is no need to test it if you dont have any symptoms.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Several things: Stones in the bile duct when they come out of the gallbladder, sometimes obstruction from different things. Depending on your symptoms- pain, fever, h... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Possible: If you vomit enough, you can get a tear and have bleeding from it. It depends on how much blood you have. See your doctor, you may need a procedure to... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Try thest things: I am a myope as well. I am not saying these as a doctor but I am trying them as well. Read books about bates method- william bates art of seeing by ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
No: Some people dont like to, but listen to your body and respond right away. If you keep putting it off, it may lead to constipation. Buy some toilet sea... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Different things: Constipation, ibs or just eating foods that increase gas. Depending on the severity of your symptoms, you may need medication or tests. Otc remedies a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Wash hands: practice regular hygiene, hand washing. Once you are treated, you should be ok. Continue probiotics such as Florastor to prevent recurrence. Avoid an... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Yes: I am not in florida i suggest google for gastroenterologist in the city you are visiting and call ahead of time. Decemeber is busy so call early. Yo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Hemorrhoids likely: Take fiber supplements- powders like konsyl or metamucil and lot of liquids otc hemorrhoid cream. If persists, see md.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Do u have UC?: You usually know what your flare up symptoms are. Sometimes there is superimposed infection or other cause. Call your doctor if symptoms are persistin... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Fiber can cause: Bloating you need to increase the dose slowly or take it in two doses at different times of the day. Or change to another fiber supplement.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Strained muscle : Bcos appendix would take you to the er. Cough can cause muscle strain.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Just fiber: Not laxative good supplement as we dont take in enough fiber daily.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
No: Antibiotics change gut bacteria. You could take a probiotic otc if concerned.
A member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Fiber: Try otc laxatives and fiber rich foods but fiber supplements are helpful. Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a good laxative. See your doctor for furthe... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Spasms: Of intestines. Avoid constipation and take fiber supplements if its causing pain.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Depends: On what caused it. If she took some medicine that caused it, it may come down. Best to see a nephrologist quickly if there is no obstruciton or obviou... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Not much: Sometimes you may need double dose but would not do it long term.
A member asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Hemorrhoids likley: Make sure you are not consitpated or straining. Need more fiber. Use otc hemorrhoid cream or suppositories. Also see your doctor.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
See your GI- reflux : Although acid reflux can cause some of these symptoms, it is a good idea to see your doctor or gastroenterologist. You may need a procedure to evluate... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
Possible: But not necessarily related to your bc patch. Make sure you are not constipated. Try gas-x or probiotics.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neelima Reddy
Gastroenterology 25 years experience
?<100: Question not clear. Whats less than 100? Does he have 70-80 stomach polyps? 7mm stomach polyp usually doesnt have cancer. They may have biopsied it i... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Reddy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Reddy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 28, 2016
Dr. Reddy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2016 #virtualflower2
HealthTap member
yes i do have UC and sometimes if i dont have a flare up i cant tell
HealthTap member
IBS is only symptom, so common in general population Thank you.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NTR University of Health Sciences, Gandhi Medical College, India
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HOSPITAL

Awards

Delta Phi Omega
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Affiliations

American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
ACG American College Of Gastroenterology
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