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Dr. Neria Hebbar

General Surgery
New Port Richey, FL
male

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Neria H Hebbar

New Port Richey, FL

Address

5347 Main Street, Suite #303, New Port Richey, FL
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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.

General Surgery

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

Hindi, Kannada, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

52 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Pain, constipation: Excruciating pain with bowel movement is the most common symptom. Pain will also last for several hours after the bowel movement. In severe cases th... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Help available: Very rarely patients develop diarrhea after removal of gall bladder. One of the causes is thought to be alteration in reabsorption of bile salts from... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Higher than normal: Iud prevents intra uterine pregnancy but may increase chances of tubal pregnancy. There are many reasons for this. There are studies that have shown... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Depends: Some variation in size is common as is the fact that one side may hang lower than the other (usually the left is lower). Varicocele and hydrocele may... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
See your doctor: May or may not be related to the liver cancer but blood in the urine should be investigated. See your doctor.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Usually temporary: Temporary loss of control to gas and liquid stool is occasionally seen in patients after undergoing sphincterotomy for anal fissure. Sometimes this s... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Incisional pain: You are experiencing incisional pain which can last a few days after surgery. It should settle down in a few days as will the swelling that is expect... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not usually: Inflammatory breast cancer may present like an infection in the breast with swelling and redness with thickening and dimpling of the skin. It is unus... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Possibly hernia: You may have umbilical hernia that may be incarcerating intermittently. You should see your surgeon.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Yes, if needed: If they are symptomatic and not responding to conservative treatment, they can be removed safely during post partum period. There may be less invasiv... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Give it more time: Pain in incision after starting physical activity is not uncommon. The incision takes three months to get strong and it is very rare for someone to h... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Surgery necessary: It is unlikely that once a pregnancy is established it will end in miscarriage in the usual sense. A rupture of the ectopic pregnancy is technically ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not usually, but....: Mastitis and breast abscess can develop in the young mother after childbirth because the milk is not emptied out in the breast. So it is important to... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
IBS: Often it is called irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). Elimination of stress, a high fiber diet with regulation of bowel habits and judicial use of tranq... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Late diagnosis: Generally it is diagnosed late because symptoms occur late. It is a small organ and a tumor can penetrate outside early into blood vessels and spine ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not likely: Your gastric symptoms should be treated by medications to reduce acid in the stomach. Only severe hiatal hernia symptoms need surgical repair. Most ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Local treatment: Treatment with hemorrhoidal cream and sitz baths (soaking in warm water a few times a day) will help if bleeding is minor. Also institute a diet high... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Very treatable: Most streptococcus species are sensitive to penicillin and related antibiotics. It is common in skin infections, urinary tract and certain pneumonia ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Many causes: Polyps less than 1 cm are almost always benign. Multiple mucosal polyps are generally due to cholesterol deposits (condition called choleserolosis) a... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Get an ultrasound: More information is necessary to make an accurate diagnosis. Does it happen after eating or eating certain kinds of food? Does it radiate to your ba... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Could be: Mri will confirm if you have a prolapse of disc that can compress the nerve root. Talk to your doctor about getting tested.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Could be: It very well could be a lipoma. If it is under the skin, soft or firm in consistency, painless with the edges that slip away from your fingers when y... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Last resort: Weight loss surgery is the last resort. It is not necessary to lose weight fast. It is better to lose slowly over a period of time with a balanced d... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
See your doctor: A proper examination of the breast is done with the palm of the hand and not with fingertips. If a lump is felt, it should be investigated regardless... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Cannot diagnose: Your symptoms are so vague and unconventional that it is impossible to diagnose your condition with the information available. You should see a urolo... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Depends: If you have chronic recurring hemorrhoidal symptoms that do not respond well to conservative treatment you may want to consider having them ligated by... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
No surgery: Though you are going into your second trimester surgery for hemorrhoids should be avoided as far as possible during pregnancy. Local treatment with h... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Perhaps: Only time will tell. If the swelling persists more than a month then you should see your doctor. If pain or significant bleeding occurs you may want... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
May need surgery: Weight loss after surgery generally result in excessive loose skin especially around abdomen, hips, thighs and upper arm. It may require surgical rem... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Unusual: Multiple fibroadenomas in both breasts is not common. You probably mean bilateral fibrocystic disease. Anyway, both these conditions do not lead to ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Give it more time: You should give it more time for healing. Sometimes it takes 6 or 8 weeks for all the pain and swelling to dissipate. Have patience.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
More fiber in diet: You probably are seeing narrow stool when you say "groove" in your stool. The size and girth of the stool is a function of fiber in your diet. If it... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Use your judgement: Function of the colon is to absorb water from so that the liquid form of stool become more solid. Nutrients are absorbed by the small bowel. If you ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Depends: Open hernia surgery with incision in the groin is more painful and may need Codeine to control pain. Laparoscopic surgery results in minimal incision... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
It depends: If you have no symptoms and a stone in the bile duct has been ruled out, you should not have to worry. Common duct often appears slightly dilated aft... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Depends: Usually during second trimester when the weight of the fetus starts pressing on the veins in the pelvis. As a result of effects of hormones during pr... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
But beware: In some patients a fibroadenoma can grow to a large size and become something called phylloides tumor. These are usually benign but have a "malignant... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Could be: The only way to find out is to visit your doctor. You also should have a colonoscopy as you are almost 50 years old.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not likely: Pediatric hernias are traditionally not fixed with mesh, clips etc. Even if mesh was used it is highly unlikely that it was fixed with metal clips th... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Depends: Often lymphocytic (microscopic) colitis may spontaneously regress and never need treatment. A low fat and low fiber diet can be tried first with symp... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Certainly: Ectopic pregnancy goes unnoticed in the initial stages of the first trimester. The fetus has no place to grow if it is lodged in the fellopian tube i... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not at all: Fat necrosis is a result of trauma to the breast, sometimes so minor that you may not even remember the event. Lump develops but usually there is a h... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Take Action: If you don't have family history of breast cancer and if you don't have risk factors like smoking, obesity etc., you should not have to worry constant... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not to worry: If there is no history of ulcerative colitis in the past there is no reason to believe a reversal procedure will precipitate one. If you did not have... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Surgery: Removal of gall bladder along with the stones is the only way to get rid of them. Since you are young you should consider undergoing elective laparos... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
May be: Presence of varicose veins, which are superficial veins is not of concern. Deep vein thrombosis occurs in deep veins of the calf, thigh and pelvis. ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not usually: Intake of iron or pepto-bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can make your stool turn black. The more serious cause is blood in stool, such as a bleeding u... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Try high fiber diet: It is important to have proper diet. You are young and it is good to get into the habit of eating right. Diet high in fiber which includes daily ser... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Ask your surgeons: It may take six to eight weeks for you to feel "normal." as for your activity and lifting restrictions, it is better for you to consult with your su... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
It is serious: The fertilized egg fails to reach the uterus and develops in the uterine tubes, where it does not have space to grow. It is a serious condition as it... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hebbar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hebbar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Residency

Booth Memorial Medical Center, Flushing, NY

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American College of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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