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Dr. Rifat Naghmi

Internal Medicine
Garland, TX
47 years experience male

Locations

Office

Garland, TX

Address

Procare Medical Clinic,126 N International Road, Suite B, Garland, TX
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My office hours

Tuesday: 9:00am - 4.3pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

Office

Garland, TX

About

Bio

I, Dr. Rifat Naghmi is a Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine and is currently practicing at Procare Medical Clinic, Garland, Texas USA. I received my Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) as well as his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees from Gandhi Medical College in Bhopal, India. During my medical education, I was a recipient of several highly prestigious honors and awards, including several gold medals.I was also the first recipient from my medical school of the Pfizer Postgraduate Medical Scholarship and Gold Medal in Medicine. I have enjoyedf teaching medical students, practicing physicians, and other healthcare professionals for over twelve years, at a variety of levels, as Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor at Al Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya. In addition, I have served as Consulting Physician at the Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Tripoli, Libya, and as an external examiner at Al Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. During this time, I published over forty research papers and medical articles in world-renowned journals. In February 1994, I transitioned to the west. In addition to being licensed by the Texas Board of Medical Examiners, I am a Diplomate of American Board of Internal Medicine. I am is a recipient of several Health Tap awards, most recent being Top Internist Dallas region. I have authored three books on Medicine: Medical Emergencies, A Compendium of Medicine, and most recently Memorizing Medicine Faster and Better published by Paras Medical Books. This book is available on amazon.com To this day, over forty years into his medical career, I remains extremely passionate about medicine, both as an experienced clinician and as a skilled teacher and trainer. He remains a zealous advocate and is a testament of working hard at what you are passionate about.

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Hypogonadism: Please consult your doctor or an endocrinologist to get hormone tests to rule out hypogonadism.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Penile sensation: You are absolutely right. There is always an individual variation.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Facial hair: Aloe Vera doesn't help. Some options: Plucking. Shaving. While shaving may be less commonly used on the face than the aforementioned options, it's th... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Bacteria: All probiotics have good bacteria. Make sure it is in the list of probiotics
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Itching: Try over the counter Lamisil (terbinafine) AC cream twice a day. If it doesn't help see your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Missed period: If you are close to menopause it could be normal
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A female asked:
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Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Anal and vaginal sex: Yes, even the preejaculation secretions may have sperms.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Bumps: Looks like you have calluses secondary to your narrow and tight shoes
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Pregnant: Very unlikely. Ovulation occurs during midcycle and that is the time when you are likely to get pregnant.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Hepatitis: Checking hepoatitis viral load in the blood is a more specific test if index of suspicion is very high.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
RUQ pain: If gall stones have been ruled out get a H. pylori test done to rule out stomach infection.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Aorta: You are too young to have aortic aneurysm unless you are suffering from rare vascular disorders. For your peace of mind I would suggest seeing your do... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Antibodies: Immunodeficiency disorders several of which may be inherited or at times acquired such as HIV
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Doctor: It shouldn't be difficult to find a friendly doctor in your area. You may have to do use a trial and error method
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Scalp: Use very mild shampoos and conditioners two times a week.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Heart: With this diagnosis you need to be under the supervision of a cardiologist and follow his advice.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Yes, zoloft (sertraline) may cause weight gain but it shouldn't affect your memory
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Spider bite: I don't think nausea has anything to do with spider bite. Please get a pregnancy test done and make sure you are not pregnant.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Headache: Sounds like migraine, I am sure you do have a Neurologist. I would suggest to discuss this with him/her.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Prostatitis: The medications that work best for prostatitis are Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim DS and you must take them at leasy for 6-8 weeks in order to obta... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Rash: Myriad of conditions may cause this. See your doctor or a dermatologist.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Hypothyroidism: No, this is not true. The treatment of hypothyroidism is pretty simple - just one pill a day. The adverse eggects are slow and hard to notice - slow m... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Irregular periods: You may see your family doctor for a possible prescription on birth control pills that will also regulate your period.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Candida: Candida can affect the intestines adversely only in immunocompromized persons.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Surgery: This should resolve within 2 weeks or so.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Periods: Periods vary widely from woman to woman. Some periods are punctual, some are unpredictable. See your doctor who may prescribe you oral contraceptives ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Advil (ibuprofen) pm: Chronic use of Advil (ibuprofen) pm may cause stomach ulcer and kidney damage. Melatonin 3 mg daily ir harmless to induce sleep.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Cramps: It is not dysmenorrhea. You should see your family doctor for a plausible reason to your cramps. It could be due to various reasons.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Ring: That is dangerous. You must immediately see your doctor who would refer you to a GI for this to be removed by an endoscope.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Acid reflux: This could be acid reflux. The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Nipples hurt: Most women have experienced sore nipples at some time or another. They can be triggered by many causes, including friction, hormonal imbalances, infla... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Hair loss: Pseudopelade is an extremely rare hair loss condition which mainly affects women. The gender ratio for sufferers is three women to every man. There i... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Periods: Periods vary widely from woman to woman. Some periods are punctual, some are unpredictable. See your doctor who may prescribe you oral contraceptives ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Sorethroat: Clindamycin works both for strep throat and gum-tooth infections.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Irregular periods: This is pretty common at your age. Please see you doctor who may prescribe you birth control pills to regulate your periods.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Thigh pain: This could be related to the muscular activity during sex
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Irregular menses: Please see your doctor or OB-Gyn. You may need changing your pill.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
GERD: The common risk factors are eating large meals or lying down right after a meal, being overweight or obese, smoking, citrus fruits, and drinking certa... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Pain left breast: With your description it seems to be related to a muscle strain. Ibuprofen may help.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Constipation: High fiber diet, high fluid intake, and prune juice, and mild OTC laxatives may help.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Lips: Shouldn 't be worrisome. It won't hurt to see your doctor.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Nasal voice: A nasal voice is a type of speaking voice characterized by speech with a "nasal" quality to it. It can also occur naturally because of genetic variati... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Flu: Probably a virus. Take acetaminophen and keep yourself hydrated.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Amoxicillin: Yes, it is perfectly ok.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Periods: Periods vary widely from woman to woman. Some periods are punctual, some are unpredictable. See your doctor who may prescribe you oral contraceptives ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Pimples: You probably have furunculosis (inflammation of hair follicles) or acne. Please see your doctor.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Stay healthy: Eat healthy balaced diet and exercise. American Heart Association recommends at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per wee... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Laryngoplegia:: Most common causes of Laryngoplegia: Tumors Inflammation or Infections: Collagen Vascular Disease Lyme Disease Mononucleosis
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Computer: No. However, using computer alone and not exercising may.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Cramps: Electrolyte check is warranted such as sodium, calcium, and magnesium.
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I've enjoyed interacting and learning from Dr. Naghmi here on Healthtap.
Aug 23, 2013
Good and timely responses.
Nov 28, 2012
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for your opinion! The symptoms have actually been going on for longer than 6 months now, but I will go try to get my doc to approve one as soon as possible! T...Read More
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Scheduled for a HIDA scan in 2 days to be sure, although I feel that'll be negative. I just want to know where to go next with this. I'm desperate to make it stop. Thank you for your quick response.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I think that's probably a better take than the last md as I noticed some black on one toenail. My immune system is not strong so I'm going in for assistance. Thank you!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Bhopal University, Gandhi Medical College, India
Graduated 1975MD

Awards

Pfizer Postgraduate Scholarship and Gold Medal in Medicine, gold medals for securing top rank in prefinal and final school of Medicineal
Top General Internist, First Place, Dallas, TX - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, Third Place, Texas - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Baylor medical center at garland
Richardson medical center
Baylor Medical Center Garland

Publications

Author of a book entitled A Compendium of Medicine
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