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Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR

Internal Medicine
Tucson, AZ
53 years experience male

Locations

Arizona hematology oncology

Tucson, AZ

Address

1901 W.Orange Grove Road, Tucson, AZ, United States
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Tucson, AZ

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

53 Answers
77 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
External neck pain: One uses different muscles when one swallows saliva and when you eat and drink.The fact that movement makes pain worse I believe it is external that ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Time to see Dr: If it is more than a week and if frequency of diarrhoea more than 3 to 4 a day then it's important you see a physician especially when your family rem... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Yes : Yes, right after your menstrual cycle you should see the physician. As premenstrual phase your estrogen level in the blood is high and it can make you... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Weight race diet: We need to know your body weight and and also racial back ground. AS dark skin people do not manufacture Vit D with sun exposure due to melanin in the... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Yes: Lack of smell sensation and the runny nose are the symptoms of COVID19. The calf pain is worrisome hence you should get the Molecular test for COVID19... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
D dImer still high: i agree with previous physician however the D dimer is till high hence it's imperative you have complete physical examination and in mammography and ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Yes liver is ok: Your test indicate that the liver is normal especially when your Albumin and PT and PTT are normal. The best test for liver is esterified cholesterol.... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
As we age GFR decreases however before this assumption please recheck your fluid intake it should be at least 8 glasses of 10 to 12 0z each, every da... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
You can request your physician to prescribe Olumiant (baricitinib) which is taken orally if it is confirmed COVID-19. . This will help you to get rid ... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
It has a black box warning as it may induce or exacerbate cancer hence I would not use it. Check with your physician the alternative medication for wh... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
The blood pressure needs to be controlled to prevent worsening of dementia. The ace inhibitors will not have effect on dementia other than by controll... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
You should be seen by physician get your blood pressure checked and check your pulse when you turn your neck.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
It is a messenger RNA vaccine hence should have no adverse effects due to antibiotic use besides antibiotics by enlarge are not immunosuppressive. Tha... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Make sure skin tags: Make sure by showing to PCP these are skin tags not due to viral infection.knowing you are asymptomatic more likely skin tags and if so no need to do ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Please note enlarged lymph nodes due to lymphoma usually do not cause pain or discomfort unless massive enlargement. He should get physical examinatio... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Find the cause!: There are multiple reasons why one gets "sick to the stomach" hence its important for you to find the cause why you are having these symptoms. Stemeti... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
You need angiography: When the velocity is in the coeliac artery is 200cms/sec or greater then it's an indicator that blood flow is diminished significantly. And as your pa... Read More
A 82-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
DELAY IN ABSORPTION: The function of the colon is to absorb water. Your small intestine will take any where from 6 to 8 weeks to absorb the water and then stools will be s... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Yes, you still can get COVID-19 as vaccine is not 100% But it will be mild and manageable. And no, atrial fibrillation does not make you more suscepti... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Eyelash infection: More likely minor hair follicle infection of the eyelash. Use warm compresses if not relived please see your physician
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
It could be related: You may have a bleeding disorder and might have bleeding in the back of your abdomen causing back pain. So it is imperative that you see a physician.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Dueodenal ulcer: The dueodenal ulcers or prepyloric ulcers can cause in between shoulder pains. However they are unlikely to cause bright red blood unless you bleed br... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Navel Hernia!: Naval Hernias are common in females. vague abdominal discomfort is the commonest symptom. Use the abdominal binder and see if your symptoms resolve. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Not normal .: No, you should request a cardiologist to see you and do cardiac monitor. Also make sure you have no sleep apnoea
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Need examination.: First do not get panicky. Get yourself evaluated by a physician. He or she needs to take your history and examine you. There are many causes of dull a... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
More Likely: See your neurologist and get CTScan a of the brain and EEG. The cause of increase CSF pressure is the cause of the seizures. This needs further invest... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Electroly Calcium Mg: Check your electrolytes calcium and magnesium levels. Also thyroid functions.As above symptoms are related to the changes in electrolyte and Ca and Ma... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Consult and visit your dermatologist and make sure there is no underlying systemic disorder. There are some auto immune disorders they begin with such... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
See physician : Assuming you have no fever and other systemic signs and symptoms it is probably viral. Just follow usual precautions hand washing surface cleaning etc... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Unlikely: First you have to confirm you have bladder infection by doing urine culture. Secondly the infections in bladder need antibiotics to kill bacteria or l... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Your symptoms needs complete physical examination and history. Please contact your physician and get thoroughly evaluated.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
I would check with your physician as lichen planus is autoimmune disorder it is important you get confirmed, The topical and sometimes systemic immuno... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Check with F. doctor: When sore throat lasts so long you need to get checked by your family physician. He will do appropriate things like throat swab and phlegm culture etc... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Not likely.: The nonfunctional tumors are truly non functional. There growth causes symptoms due to compression of the functioning normal pituitary
A female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Symtoms overlapp: Anemia when chronic causes fatigue dizziness where as with hypoglycemia symptoms are more acute passing out sweating(cold sweats) Depending on the r... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Fetal position: How many weeks are you pregnant? In gestation weeks of 18 weeks or higher it could be fetal position. Hence check with your OB and get checked.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Hydrocephalus does not cause pain or tenderness on touch or pressure on head. Hence it's related to procedure such as inflammation of the aponeurosis.... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
See PCP: Physician has to visualize this. You may need to check your uric acid level and or check urine for uric acid crystals. Sometimes if there is local flu... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
5 days is good: 5 days is good enough but do not come in contact with anybody new other than your usual contacts
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
wait for end MC: The Ph of the vagina is important in controlling the infections. During menstruation because of the blood the Ph is higher. The topical medications or... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Need to know your BP: Need to know your blood pressure and the pills you are taking along with anti diabetic pills. Sometimes too low blood pressure can affect perfusion of... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
See your physician: It is time to see your physician for the examination including rectal eaxam and the anoscopy. Do not be afraid cancer at your age is vey unlikely but ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Nothing serious: More likely excoriation of the sphincter means abrasion of the anal opening. Use topical emollient to heal. Check your diet and make sure there is no ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
See physician: you need to be examined by the physician and then have appropriate test like MRI or bone density or bone scan. Depending on your examination he can or... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
No known treatment: I understand laser has not been as effective as we thought. There are clinical trials with interferon injection showing promise but final results are... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
The surgical decision changes that means removing tumor with the minimum clear margin becomes the choice. If the tumor is beyond 2 cms then take advis... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
You need visit to physician This sounds like the inherited problem with the liver and probably portal vein circulation. However complete physical exam... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. KATAKKAR is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you sir, thats helped me alot as ive been suffering from anxiety due to the Partial RBBB
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for taking time to provide your professional opinion much apprecited.
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks! Thank you so much! I have bee referred to an infectious disease Dr.

Awards

Founding Rx Editor, First Place, National - Winter
2015
Top Doctor, First Place, the Tucson Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, First Place, the Tucson Region - Spring
2017
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