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Dr. Arabinda Behura

Internal Medicine
Lewistown, PA
12 years experience male

Locations

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Lewistown, PA

Address

400 Highland ave, Lewistown, PA
Directions

Fax

7172427581

About

Bio

I am working as a hospitalist ( Practice internal medicine in hospital setting) for10+ years with Interest in Cardiopulmonary, ICU care, and palliative care. Other interest include social media, golf, ski, traveling.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Hospital-based practice

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

84 Answers
65 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Tender loving care: If my mother goes to a nursing home i would expect her to be treated as a human being not patient, get timely attention, fall prevention, physical th... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
NHA: Nursing home administrator (nha) who are certified through nursing home administration program run by department of health and national association of... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Common side effects : Headaches nausea and vomiting hot flashes abnormal uterine bleeding.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Does not sound anything seriou: Your primary care physician may give you more answer after examining you . Could be coming from rib sprain. I wouldn't be very concerned with your age... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Bronchitis, asthma?: Do you smoke? This could be from asthmatic bronchitis most likely affected from cold symptoms please see your primary care provider if the wheezing or... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
6.9 m: The average length of the small intestine in an adult human male is 6.9 m (22 feet 6 inches), and in an adult female 7.1 m (23 feet 4 inches). It can ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
A male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: If you were exposed for a longer period and have breathing problem you need a pulmonary function test (pft) and x ray of you r chest.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Possible.: It depends how many days did you use before quitting. 1 time only 5-8 days 2-4 times per month 11-18 days 2-4 times week ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Possible.: Other possibilities are- cellulitis (infection), arthritis.
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Possible.: Most of the time its a muscle sprain. But rib fracture and sternum fracture possible which case pain more severe with each breath and movement. You sh... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Another common place is nasal mucosa. So wash your hands with soap and water.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
ENT evaluation.: Please see ENT physician. Ear nose throat. You might need to have cultures taken from ear if there is any discharge, to give correct antibiotics.. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Very rare..: You can read these two articles for more info.. http://www.livestrong.com/article/553843-exercises-for-gluteal-muscular-atrophy/ http://articles... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Ultrasound: See your physician for a ultrasound and depending on result of us, may need a biopsy to confirm. Most of the time its benign.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Stay healthy..: Get a pre-conception check-up. Get to know your menstrual cycle. Watch you weight. Avoid lots of caffein and alcohol beverages , smoking. Live a s... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Viral?: Most of the time its viral upper respiratory infection. Could be bacterial, if you have fever, chills associated then you may need antibiotics.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Detox center: A drug rehabilitation center a very safe and smart place to detox when discontinuing methamphetamine use. Ask your physician regarding local detox ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Varies..: There is no set price for male chest reduction surgery as every single patient is different and treated on an entirely individual, case-by-case basis.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes.: Your period may not be the same every month and it may not be the same as other women's periods. This is normal. Periods can be light, moderate, or he... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
P is for Paroxysmal: Only difference between svt and psvt is p-paroxysmal- means sudden onset. Regardless both look same in ekg.
A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Its annoying isnt it: Echoing in your ears for more than three to four days, consult your physician. Earwax, ear infections and sinus infections all can be easily treated. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Cellulitis: Most commonly cellulitis but a blood clot needs to be ruled out with ultrasound of leg. Seek med help for antibiotics asap
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Nephrotic syndrome ?: Possibility of low thyroid, nephrotic syndrome where you lose protein in urine. Get a urine analysis and thyroid profile
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Redness: Redness around stitches , pain, discharge and occasionally fever.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Testosterone level?: Please talk to your pcp before taking advertised pills online or otc, get your testosterone level checked.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
X-ray ? Splint?: Get an x-ray to rule out fracture, if no fracture then splint and pain meds should help with rest.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
6.9 m: The average length of the small intestine in an adult human male is 6.9 m (22 feet 6 inches), and in an adult female 7.1 m (23 feet 4 inches). It can ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
How much alcohol?: Depends how much alcohol is consumed, 6-8 hrs is safe for 1 drink.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
EKG intervals : The faster the heart rate the shorter the qt interval, it assesses the risk for arrhythmia (irregular heart rate).
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Means same: Both are same, no practical difference. Ccu is used in uk hospitals . Ccu also means coronary care unit for sick heart patients
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Antibiotics.: Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) clindamycin, vancomycin, linezolide. Are most common medications used.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: But it increases your risk of having a tia, if you already have high bp, high cholesterol and diabetes.
A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
How old are you?: If this is ongoing for over 6 months and not relieving with anti-acid medications, if you have weight loss, loss of appetite you may need to see a gas... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Observation only: If all the above tests were normal wait and monitor should be appropriate, though we can check for carotid doppler ultrasound of carotid ( neck blood ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Sleep apnea: All the above symptoms point towards obstructive sleep apnea. Consult your physician to get screened for osa.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Migraine?: Depends on what other symptoms you're having with headache, talk to your pcp if symptoms going on over six months.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No one can tell..: Sorry to hear about the diagnosis. It appears like he has failed all the treatment options which includes liver transplantation, hepatic artery emboli... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Too many to name but: Most common diseases are- gastritis, gastric ulcer, bleeding, gastric cancer, gastric reflux , hiatal hernia.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
You can try this.: If you are asking to improve muscle strength in your eyes for ptosis, you can try these exercises. http://www.livestrong.com/article/324870-eye-exe... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No..It worsens.: Stress aggrevates existing acne. Researchers hypothesized that the worsening in acne might be due to higher levels of sebum produced during stressful ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Spine injections.: http://www.spine-health.com/treatment/injections/cervical-thoracic-and-lumbar-facet-joint-injections as with many spinal injections, facet joint in... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
You mean Papilloma?: They are usually removed through a lighted, fiber-optic viewing device (cystoscope) that is inserted through the urinary canal (urethra) into the blad... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Fasting blooglucose : Plz have him checked by pcp and get a fasting blood glucose done. That will tell us if he is diabetic or not.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Hear attack ?: Chest pain in diabetic pts is a serious condition , need to rule out heart attack and stroke , unlikely though as you are young.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Which are?: There could be several possible diagnosis for belly pain, if you could describe the nature of pain and duration, aggrevating and relieving factors wil... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Pneumonia ? Antibiot: Possible pneumonia if he is having fever cough , sputum and chills short of breath. Antibiotics will help.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Complicated..: Tells your average blood glucose level over 3 months period, actual biochemical mechanism is complicated..
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Go to ER/Urgent care: Could be pharyngitis, mono, tonsillitis. May swab for throat for strep, may need antibiotic and throat culture.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Behura is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Behura is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! After 4 days of confinement and antibiotics thru iv his cbc result erlier still shows high count of wbc which is above normal.
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Pain comes & goes daily, but hasn't changed. Quit smoking 9yrs ago at age 23. Will try to schedule another stress echo. Thank u for ur help!
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Thanks for your quick reply! Late period. Nausea at smells Took norethisterone last month. related?

Education & Training

Residency

ST JOSEPH MERCY OAKLAND

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Charleston, WV - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Charleston, WV - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, West Virginia - Winter
2013
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