Dr. Sanjay Kumar

Internal Medicine
Port Charlotte, FL
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Address

2315 Aaron st
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Millennium group

Port charlotte, FL

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Geriatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

184 Answers
87 Agrees
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes.: Although scientific validation may be lacking, most clinicians will agree that it does.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Mostly: As long as you remember to discontinue its use when you develop diarrhea!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome may be responsible for abdominal pain caused by spasms.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
ALF?: I believe it would be an assisted living facilty, indicating that someone is transitioning between home and nursing home.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Any age: It can occur at any age.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Independence: Although obviously advantageous for those who are unable to take care of themselves and lack proximity to their children, risk of acquiring infections... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Androgen receptors: Benign prostate hyperplasia is a benign enlargement of prostate gland, possibly due to increased stimulation of gland receptors by active metabolites... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Stay healthy: When your illness is severe and life-threatening, or if you need an operation, you may need to be hospitalized.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Very different.: Ra is a destructive, inflammatory, immunological process affecting joints and other body organs. Oa is an insidious, degenerative joint process with l... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Is it organic?: Please do not assume that you have ed. Your problem may be psychosexual or secondary to some prescription meds. Depending on your age i suggest you ch... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well known: I think you are already familiar with the widely advertised prescription drugs. However, there are several other injectable and implantable options a... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Cholestyramine is an effective, safe and non-addictive remedy.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Here they are.: No smoking, flu shot, pneumonia shot, breathing exercises, compliance with maintenance inhalers, prompt treatment for respiratory infections, avoidanc... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Dilemma: I hope there was a good answer, but there is none. Analgesics will help, but may not be adequate. Nsaids long-term are in-advisable due to adverse eff... Read More
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Complicated: Well, doctor is supposed to take care of the resident and administrator is required for ensuring compliance with rules and regulations. Cnas provide m... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Recommended: Older people should stay involved with their profession. They should continue to propagate knowledge. They achieve great wisdom from experience. Other... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Many causes: The pain could be of cardiac, non cardiac or vascular causes. Please don, t sit on it. Go for a doctor, s appointment.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Acidosis/alkalosis: Abg provides important additional information about carbon dioxide levels and acid base disorders. Crucial information in successfully managing critic... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Limb ischemia: Very poor arterial circulation leading to ulceration or gangrene must be the likely reason for her doc to make this decision. She is probably not a ca... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
6.1 Hb: Probably, if patient is unstable or hypotensive or bleeding. Rate of decline in hb should also be taken into account. Iron infusion & erythropoietin m... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Epiphora: Consistent nasal infections, or narrowing of the drainage system from the inner aspect of eye to the nose with age (nasolacrimal duct) may cause exce... Read More
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A 91-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Hypoxia: As measured by a pulse oximeter, saturation below 88 % indicates needs for supplemental oxygen. On an arterial blood gas study, po2 < 55 would be too ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Numb: Caused by pressure on the nerve from your position and easily alleviated by changing your position. Do not worry. Quite common?
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Folliculitis: Avoid depilatory creams, waxing, deodorants and shavers.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Did you?: I hope you did follow your learned pharmacist's advice. Best wishes.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Viral: You are likely going through a viral illness and should recover soon. Get adequate sleep, drink enough fluids and take Acetaminophen for aches or head... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Thyroid: Thyrotoxicosis may be one reason for feeling unusually hot and sweaty in cold weather. Other symptoms are palpitations, diarrhea, fast heart beat etc.... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Obesity: You will feel better when you lose that weight. Of course, do a physical with your doc.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gall bladder: Nausea can occur with gall bladder disease, especially after eating a fatty meal. Pain under the right rib cage occurs commonly.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Pica is the term that is used to define such behavior. Iron deficiency anemia may cause pica. Treatment should be done. Many complications are possibl... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Response time: Quite often i notice that call-lights keep flashing for a long time at nursing homes. Cnas should attend to calls quickly.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Simple tests: A few blood and urine tests are sufficient to make a diagnosis. It's really quite easy.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Unclear: I do not have a good explanation for that. Maybe, your dermatologist could shed some light on this problem.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Medicare: Usually, when someone is hospitalized for acute illness or surgery, and needs rehabilitation after discharge for reasons such as deconditioning, weakn... Read More
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Family pressure: My experience is that it is a a daughter who insists that her parent be prescribed the sleeping pill that they have always taken at home. Otherwise, ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Endocarditis: If you have a normal heart, it is unlikely. If you have heart valvular abnormalities and certain kind of bacteria get into the blood stream from a wou... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Treatment: Try a Benzoyl Peroxide Gel topically and take an oral medication on prescription from your family doc.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Nausea: You need to address the cause of your persistent nausea since you have been taking this drug for alleviating nausea for so long. Some possible causes... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Abdominal pain: Seems like you hurt in the right upper quadrant of abdomen. Since you did not have any injury, it would seem to be related to your liver or gall bladd... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Consequence: You've had scoliosis for many years and this is now causing degenerative wear and tear in some of your vertebrae. You should consult a spine surgeon.
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A female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Possible: Unprotected sexual intercourse may lead to pregnancy, depending on the timing with ovulation. 'morning-after' pills may prevent it. Consult your ob/gy... Read More
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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Diagnosis: Symptoms of a disease that you think you may or may not have should be specified further by telling the doctor about your complaints, their duration, ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Depends: No universal recommendation on that. Depends on extent of surgery, pain level and individual's pain threshold. Pain is a subjective thing.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
'Couchie'!: Not sure what 'couchie' means, but guess it must be the groin or buttock area. Wear looser clothing and use an emollient cream after shower. Treat fun... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Emphysema: Find out if your mother had alpha-1 anti-trypsin deficiency. You could be tested for this condition.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Meds for cirrhosis: Not much to offer, other than liver transplantation. These classes of medications help somewhat - diuretics, some beta blockers and lactulose. Tips ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Geriatric diet: Maintain your weight. Do not aim at drastic weight control at this age. Eat well. Eat more fruits, vegetables and grains. Avoid canned foods, salty sn... Read More
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Concerned.: In elderly, a fracture can have devastating consequences with prolonged loss of function, pain and exacerbation of preceding chronic illnesses and adv... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Urinary pain: I suggest that we begin by getting a urinalysis and prostate exam.
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A member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: You must talk to your family doctor in more detail, then undergo vaginal exam for correct diagnosis and treatment.
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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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