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Dr. Nancy Baxi

Internal Medicine
WASHINGTON, DC
26 years experience female

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Internal Medicine

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English

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46 Answers
48 Agrees
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Rule out : Infection. That's what needs to be done first. See your doctor.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends on why : Your head hurts. Multiple things can cause head pain. For example, shingles, sinusitis temporal arthritis, tension headaches, high blood pressure, e... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Pay: Out of pocket. Most doctors also take cash for their services and don't necessarily rely on insurance for payment.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Increase dose: Or add a second medication. Also relook at your diet and your weight. Hve those changed? They can cause increasing blood glucose levels. Lastly, it... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: And the surgery for the scar tissue would be a lysis of adhesions.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Gallbladder?: Many things could cause your pain, but gallstones or gallbladder colic/spasms come to mind first as fast food is usually fatty. Your doctor might ord... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Generally, no: Other causes need to be looked for first. If you have irritable bowel syndrome, there could be a link.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Doubt : He'll be discharged. Possibly considered nondeploable to colder areas. Depends on how bad the symptoms are and if meds help him also.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depression and : Depression and to help you stop smoking are the two most common uses. Occasionally it is used offabel to help add.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Need lab tests : Jaundice or too much of adrenal hormones can cause skin the skin discoloration you describe.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
You might have: Restless leg syndrome, a neurological disease. Also cholesterol meds can cause leg cramping your thyroid and some electrolytes could be checked as we... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Aortic aneurysm: Thar is dissecting would be top on the list of things to rule out. Other thing could be a muscle spasm or gallbladder pain. Many other things are on... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Kidney: Infection or kidney stone or bladder infection or a myriad of other things. Your doc needs to examine out and maybe order some lab tests and a urine ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Nerve pain: This could be multiple things however two things that comes to mind are pinched/irritated cervical nerves or less likely, multidermatomal zoster wit... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Nothing: Likely, nothing obvious if this happens a lot, you could develop resistant bacteria, so no antibiotics would work.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: The only symptom one generally gets if at all, is heartburn. A ventral hernia could cause your stomach to bulge out, among other things.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Lipomas: Generally lipomas are painless. It's possible that depending on where they are or how big they re, they could give you pain however.
A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Many rashes: Can be a presentation of HIV but most of the time they don't equal hiv. If you are concerned, just get the test.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Any kind : Though some insect bites can cause a worse reaction than others, it is also dependent on how allergic or sensitive your body is to the bite.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Call your doc: You have something wrong that needs a doc to examine you. The fever is concerning for a worsening infection. You need to rule out the infection spre... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Immobility: Ie with a flight or long car ride, or immobilization . Could also be due to your genetics and a clotting problem.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Physical therapist: Would be useful as you would do exercises to reduce pain, but they wouldn't make the stenosis go away. The exercises you do would depend in part on w... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends : Usually it's just as needed. It doesn't treat your UTI but just pain.
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Gabapentin, lyrica, (pregabalin) : And/or tricyclics like Pamelor (nortriptyline) or elavil.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Why?: Depends on why. Do you have gout? If so, then yes, lower, with both diet and meds to a goal of less than 6. If no gout, then talk to your doc. Uric ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: Antibiotics affect hormonal birth control as they are both metabolized in the iver.. The copper iud just causes a foreign body reaction in the uteru... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Could be: The only way to know is to check the sperm count. Not everyone with low male hormones has a lw sperm count.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No cure: It's not a disease. However, some times fillers a re used to fill in wrinkles. Smile wrinkles are pretty!
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Iron Deficiency: Get your iron levels checked. It usually means you are iron deficient.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: How active you are and what you do will depend on whether you have pain or not.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
No: The fluid in the blisters does not contain poison ivy resin which is what one reacts to. You can, however, react to poison ivy resin on your son's s... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Bleeding?: If you are blacking out, you need to go to the er. One possiblilty is internal bleeding from an ulcer or elsewhere. Ulcer amongst other things. If yo... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Uti: Sounfs like it could be a bladder infection. That would be the most common cause. So see your doctor and get a urine test. If not that, then it gets a... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sunburn easier: Some medications can make your skin more sensitive to the sun, so you could sunburn easier. When on these meds, you should take proper sun protection... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Unclear: What your question is, but it can take a year to convert ( become HIV +) from the time of exposure. So if you think you were exposed, continue to ge... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Yes: Keep checking in with your doc and keep trying other non med things, like water, fiber, exercise, etc. Ultimately it's a decision about the risk of... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Myopathy: You may be having muscle pains as a side effect of the station drugs. This is fairly common. Talk to your doctor about switching to another medicatio... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Iodine deficiency: But more commonly in the us, it is just an autoimmune process. Our body attacking itself. (hashimotos).
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sure: Since chocolate contains caffeine. But lower levels than coffe, tea or sodas. It might also be the sugar in the chocolate causing you to be hyper.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Meditation : Meditation and exercise. Also it's important to go to bed thinking positive thoughts and journal any thoughts do have before bed or if you wake up... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Call : Your surgeon. It could be normal or a knee infection. Dvt is on the list too but generally wouldnt just cause the anterior knee to swell, though an e... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Not necessarily: Prednisone will increase y our risk for ulcers in your stomach but does not itself cause bleeding. Ulcers can bleed. Coumadin (warfarin) makes anythi... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Anemic?: Not enough space to fully explain, but is your hemoglobin low? That is what really matters . Are you exercising already? If so, and no symptoms, you c... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Taper : How long you do the taper over and what side effects you have will depend on the dose and how long you've been on it. Sometimes Clonidine and valium a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Sun: Sun, stress, and smoking.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: On what it iis. Poison ivy rash-calamine. If shingles, then nothing and see your doctor. If reaction to something topical or systemic, steroid crea... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Baxi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Baxi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks alot and im on bloodthinners now....and the.shot in stomach...but shot.in the stoachh for only 3 more days
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Dr. I did as advised w/CT scan to follow, revealing a MASSIVE abdominal abscess that contained MRSA!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UNIV OF MISSOURI
Graduated 1996MD
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