Dr. Vineet Choudhry

General Surgery
Austin, TX
20 years experience male

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Austin, TX

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12319 N. Mopac Expressway, Suite 350, Austin, TX
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General Surgery

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30 Answers
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Yes.: If the vagus nerve is injured during surgery, the function of it will be affected. This can either be temporary or permanent, based on whether the ner... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Pain, diarrhea: The most common symptoms of ibs include diffuse crampy abdominal pain, and constipation or diarrhea or both. There are certain varieties of ibs that c... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Eventually.: I would probably recommend waiting at least a few days after surgery before any kind of colonic therapy. However, at that point, it should be safe eno... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Pain, redness, pus: If a wound gets infected, you will usually see swelling of the wound, redness developing around the wound and spreading outwards, and increased pain w... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Deep sedation: Mac stands for "monitored anesthesia care". This is where the anesthesiologist will keep you very sedated during a procedure using a variety of drugs,... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Yes and no: Nafcillin is excreted through the liver through biliary secretion. However, ceftrianxone is excreted mostly through the urine, and only partly through... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Depends.: Feeding tubes are either placed in a percutaneous fashion or an open fashion, depending on multiple factors with the patient. The percutaneous entry r... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Yes, it is. : It is not only ok, but good for you to wear compression stockings in your situation. The stocking will help keep the swelling down in your legs which ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Not likely. : In medicine you can never say never. However, it is highly unlikely that ibs will lead to any heart irregularities. Common symptoms include abdominal ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Nausea and vomiting.: This is by far and away the most common complication. The other side effect, not really a complication, is that you can expect a sore throat. All othe... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Medium: While it is certain possible you have multiple, often times these are solitary lesions that are incidentally found on examination for other reasons. I... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Physical, X-rays: The best test to determine if you have any intra-abdominal injury is a ct scan. It is a quick and very helpful tool for diagnosing injury. This is use... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Yes!: Absolutedly, walking is beneficial for overall health for almost every health condition, but especially for heat and lung diseases. And the primary in... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
They don't. : Blood thinners actually do not clear blood clots in the body, whether in the legs or the lungs. The body itself actually breaks down the clot slowly o... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Gastroenterologist: There is no good definitive test that i know of to diagnose a vagus nerve injury. However, a GI doctor may be the best one to determine if you likely ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Size, pathology: All adenomatous polyps should be removed. If they are too large to remove endoscopically, then surgery is usually warranted. If the polyp is removed c... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Tube comes out. : The most urgent issue that can occur with a feeding tube is if it comes out of the skin altogether. You should go into the nearest medical care facili... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Mostly not serious: The majority of diaphgramatic hernias are referred to as paraesophageal hernias, and the majority of these are small. Many individuals actually have s... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Herniates into chest: This is a type of hernia that is not visible on the outside. The diaphragm is a large muscle that separtates the chest from the abdomen. There is norm... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Passing a gallstone.: The same thing that causes cholecystitis can cause pancreatitis, gallstones. If the gallstone simply gets stuck at the exit site of the gallbladder, i... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Hard to answer. : The reason you could be sick and still in a lot of pain could be due to any number of reasons, some related to the surgeries and some not. The differe... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Depends. : It really depends on if and how many lymph nodes were removed during the mastectomy. Most mastectomies are done these days with minimal or even no lym... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Most of the time no.: The majority of cases of pneumothrorax can be treated with what's called a tube thoracostomy, or a chest tube. The only time a video-assisted thoracos... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Big veins in stomach: Blood from all intestines including the stomach and esophagus drain through the liver before going through the heart through the portal system. If you... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Partially: It depends on the type of ct scan, the location, and the arteries in question. A ct angio is a good test to see blockages in arteries, but a regular c... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
No.: One can lead to the other, but they are not the same thing. A traumatic pneumothorax is one that occurs from any traumatic injury, as opposed to a spo... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Almost never. : In my personal experience, I have never had patient not come out of anesthesia, and have never heard of a case of it happening. While it may be descri... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
No. : I usually advise my patients to not engage in any strenuous activity if they are still having pain. While serious injury or damage may not occur, it i... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
We don't know. : The cause of gallbladder dysfunction, or biliary dyskinesia, is not well known. It just tends to happen in some people. We are still searching for the... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vineet Choudhry
General Surgery 20 years experience
Yes.: While the gallbladder does have some physiologic function, it is not a critical organ. Most people don't notice much difference after it is removed. T... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Choudhry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Choudhry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Ekg, BP, and HR were superb. Anxiety stands out. Pain was min, pressur
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, TX
Graduated 2003MD

Affiliations

American Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Travis County Medical Society
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