Dr. Arabinda Behura

Internal Medicine
Lewistown, PA
13 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
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Internal Medicine

Hospital-based practice

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

84 Answers
65 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Cough: Cough, fever, chills, phlegm/sputum, shortness of breath, chest pain.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Another common place is nasal mucosa. So wash your hands with soap and water.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Possible.: Other possibilities are- cellulitis (infection), arthritis.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
How much alcohol?: Depends how much alcohol is consumed, 6-8 hrs is safe for 1 drink.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Common side effects : Headaches nausea and vomiting hot flashes abnormal uterine bleeding.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Walk will help. Try yoga, drink plenty of water, listen relaxing music.
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A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
P is for Paroxysmal: Only difference between svt and psvt is p-paroxysmal- means sudden onset. Regardless both look same in ekg.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Redness: Redness around stitches , pain, discharge and occasionally fever.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Testosterone level?: Please talk to your pcp before taking advertised pills online or otc, get your testosterone level checked.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Nephrotic syndrome ?: Possibility of low thyroid, nephrotic syndrome where you lose protein in urine. Get a urine analysis and thyroid profile
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
EKG intervals : The faster the heart rate the shorter the qt interval, it assesses the risk for arrhythmia (irregular heart rate).
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: If it enters blood, causes sepsis. Blood pressure drops and heart rate rises, followed by kidney failure and other organ dysfunction which can be dead... Read More
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
$6753 is avg.: National average cost per month in nursing home is $6753. http://www.skillednursingfacilities.org/articles/nursing-home-costs.php many factors com... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Simple remedies...: Gargle with warm salt water to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irrita... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Mini stroke.: Sudden numbness, tingling, weakness, or loss of movement in your face, arm, or leg, especially on only one side of your body. Sudden vision change... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
A1c ranges 5-14%.: For triglyceride 205, lifestyle modification including excercise and diet watching is appropriate. If 122 is your fasting blood glucose you are bor... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Folliculitis.: Folliculitis is inflammation of one or more hair follicles. It can occur anywhere on the skin. Symptoms include a rash, itching, and pimples or pustul... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes and no.: Some people become a carrier of MRSA and it stays in nose and fingernails forever. Incidence of this is 1-2%. Once you are treated it may or may not s... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
ENT evaluation.: Did the er physician looked inside your ear with light? If he did and everything was normal, you should see a ear nose throat doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes.: You need x-ray of your hand. May have fracture. Other causes may be tendinitis, cellulitis.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes.: Simple ovarian cyst doesn't interfere with ovulation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Due to empty stomach: Most terminally ill patients and palliative care patients have poor appetite, their stomache is mostly empty and when they vomit mostly bile is the co... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Liver? K? Meds?: Blood-thinning medicine low levels of blood clotting factors. A change in the activity of any of the clotting factors. The absence of any of the cl... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: Cysts do not affect ovulation.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes: But if you have persisting diarrhea more than 4-6 times/day for 2 days or more may need your stool checked for infection.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Just relax.: Wait for the test result. Anxiety doesn't help your heart rate either. High thyroid is easily treatable.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Yes they can..: Pharmacists may provide medical advice related to drug administration, side effects, interactions
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Any othe symptoms?: Please take her to er to evaluate for any weakness in arms or legs or any numbness could be signs for recurrent stroke.
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Sooner the better: It can be done as soon as you finish, or may not be necessary if your symptoms are completely resolved, also depends on what kind of pneumonia you ha... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arabinda Behura
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cough syrup: Plz talk to your doctor to rule out some serious conditions , don't rely on over the counter cough medicines for more than 1-2 days, especially if you... Read More
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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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