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Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Internal Medicine
Port Charlotte, FL
38 years experience male

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2315 Aaron st
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Millennium group

Port charlotte, FL

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Internal Medicine

Geriatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

184 Answers
87 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Aftercare for CVA: Most strokes are caused by a clot or embolus in a brain artery. A full stroke work up should be done including a cardiac evaluation and carotid artery... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
BPH: I suggest you start a prescription drug for relieving obstruction from enlarged prostate. Otherwise you are likely to get complications such as infect... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Go slow: Weight loss plan should keep a goal of losing about 5 pounds a month. Calorie controlled diet, eating behavior modification and exercise is the usual... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Any fever?: Tonsilltis or pharyngitis. You need an exam and a strep test.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes. No.: Yes to your first question and no to the second!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Possible: Yes, it is possible, if partner is rough. Can damage breast tissue. Ice the area carefully to alleviate swelling and pain. It should get better.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Blood: It is important to find out if the bleeding is vaginal or rectal. Maybe it's just hemmorhoids! bleeding does not signify pregnancy.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Have courage: Be positive and optimistic. Do exercises under supervision of pt. For your liver, follow right kind of diet, take the right meds and see a GI doctor.... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No.: Most antibiotics are associated with c.Diff. Inappropriate use of antibiotics should be avoided. Stomach acid controlling meds, called as ppis, are al... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Muscles: You need to do regular back exercises for strengthening the muscles that support the spine.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
A suggestion: Do an ekg at the time that this happens. Also do a spirometry and pulse oximetry. Make sure these tests are performed when you are short of breath. Mo... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Pompholyx: Pompholyx (dyshidrosis) may be caused by harsh detergents, stress or some other factors. Avoid them. Ask your doctor to prescribe a topical corticoste... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Careful: Can help, but may cause irritation. I would say no. Try benzoyl peroxide instead. Dermabrasion for scars and blemishes.
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Cube: Multiply length x width x breadth and you should have the volume in cubic centimeters, whatever you might kearn from such a measurement!
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Uti: Have a simple urine test to find out if you have a uti. Prednisone can lower your immunity and increase susceptibilty to infections.
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Mind & soul.: Yoga and meditation is useful in such circumstances.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Stay healthy.: Stimulate your mind with books, problem-solving tasks, exercise, restrict tv watching, eat right, drink less alcohol. In fact the mind and body have a... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Renal: At least start by doing a urine test for UTI and an ultrasound of your kidneys.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sex: Get examined for vaginal or cervical inflammation. It may or maynot be anything. Since you are 52, it could be atrophic vaginitis.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Semen: It is natural for youngsters to worry about such things. For peace of mind, have a semen analysis, and testicular exam.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Sore mouth: Aphthous ulcers or an infection, herpetic stomatitis, are common possibilities.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Soak: Soak your feet every night before bedtime in lukewarm water for 10 minutes or so. Then apply a urea &/or salicylic acid based cream. Wash it off every... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Apocrine: I have a feeling that more than likely it is an inflamed apocrine gland in the armpit, rather than a lymph node. Avoid friction or trauma, apply moist... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Many causes: Headache for last 3 months hase a wide differential diagnosis. Obviously there is no point of beating around the bush. Go and consult a neurologist.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
See a doctor: It is inappropriate to diagnose your condition based on the description. It would be risky to suggest some possible conditions that cause this. Do the... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Neoplasm: Should be stage ii. Talk to her oncologist. Type of cancer, grade, hormone receptor status and some other factors need to be understood as well.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
ABECB: Acut bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis (abecb) is a possible diagnosis. COPD exacerbation may occur a few times each year. Other aggravatin... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bruising: Avoid scratching, minor bumps and injuries. Wear protective clothing. Prevent excessive dryness of skin. Apply an emollient such as mineral oil after ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Living will.: For many of theses individuals, it is important to understand their prognosis and advance directives.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Annual wellness: I think the best way to motivate her to start exercising will be by making an appointment with a geriatrician for a full physical and wellness exam. S... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Infection control: Antibiotic resistant bacteria are commonly present in body fluids such as urine, feces and phlegm. Be careful and wash hands with soap and water. Alco... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Safety: Inadequate literature for safety in first trimester of pregnancy and lactation. I would say that it should be held during these periods.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
No: Unfortunately, the answer is no. Hip and knee joints can be replaced if the arthritis is advanced and painful in one of these joints.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Careful: Better, if used by a schizophrenic patient or someone with major depression. Terrible, if used otherwise. Do not take them unti unless your psychiatri... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Clinically: History, exam and an x-ray are sufficient most of the time. Not that complicated for a well trained doctor to diagnose.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Muscle spasms?: Cramps usually mean that your are having painful spontaneous muscle contractions. Maintain adequate fluid intake and check blood tests for magnesium, ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
20-30: As little as 30 minutes! walking is the best exercise, preferably outdoors.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Consider these: Sick sinus syndrome, atrial fibrillation, pulmonary embolism, ischemic heart disease. See an internist asap. These are not the only possible... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Fracture risk: If she falls on her back, she is at risk of vertebral compression fracture due to underlying osteoporosis. If she does not move around or stand and wa... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Atherosclerosis.: This usually means that she has hardening of arteries or atherosclerosis. Yes, she is at greater risk o stroke. However, risk can be decreased with pr... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes.: Although we do not as yet have a vaccine for prevention of alzheimer, genetic tests (for those with an affected parent) may predict a person's chances... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Definition: Good health, mental , physical & spiritual, leads to enjoyment of life to its fullest. Wealth without good health cannot provide any quality to your l... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Inconclusive.: Find out urine protein to creatinine ratio and get a calculation done for creatinine clearance. Only then will you be able to understand the significa... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
PT/OT: Range of motion, resistance, strength and balance require attention. A good physical & occupational therapist will be able to train you. You have park... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Many causes.: Yes, it could be gas. The important thing to exclude is gall bladder inflammation and stones.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Oxygen need: If you have shortness of breath frequently and your pulmonary function tests reveal a fev1/fvc ratio as significantly low, then you should talk to you... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Young man.: At your age, impotence should be thoroughly assessed by a physician. I am not convinced that you have ed. U need physical exam, blood tests and possib... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Vitamins: Mega doses of synthetic vitamins have no scientific evidence for health benefits. In fact, toxic effects can occur with high doses of fat-soluble vita... Read More

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Nov 17, 2012
His answers and advice are concise and correct and helpful
Aug 7, 2013
Excellent physician! Would have him care for me !
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Kumar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Ever since I took the antibiotics, it burns when urinate and I pee in small portions constantly ... All that is after I took the antibiotics
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I am scared to be honest. I am uncertain if I may something even more worse like a bone disease.
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Thanks Dr. Great advice people are quick to throw medicine at a problem. Thanks for your input

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Graduated 1987MD

Medical/Graduate school

Banaras Hindu University Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Graduated 1984MD
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