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Dr. Kirpal Singh

General Surgery
Indianapolis, IN
25 years experience male

Locations

Nagan, Arregui, Davis MDs

Indianapolis, IN

Address

8402 harcourt rd, Suite 815, Indianapolis, IN
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: Closed
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Practice website

Fax

317-872-1186

About

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

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

252 Answers
54 Agrees
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes : If you have had upper and lower endoscopy with these diagnosis. U may even have had biopsies to confirm this. Ask ur GI doc for results, if they wr do... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: I'm not sure what u mean. Colon surgery can have irregular bowel movements, temporary for most patients. Some can have chronic diarrhea but not freque... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Call ur surgeon: This could b sign on infection. U may need antibiotics or perhaps drainage. Need to call ur surgeon today.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Not really: Ovulation is determined by ur biology. When you are consistent with your cycles and it occurs mid cycle or two weeks before menstratution.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: When early/small, they stay inside and can't be felt by u. When they get big enough, they will come out with bowel movement and in the most severe cas... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: If pain persists for more than 2 to 4 hrs, along with nausea and fever, it could b acute cholesystitis and requires emergent surgery. U should see a s... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: It is possible. Evaluation by surgeon would b the best option. If too small to feel on exam, ct or MRI can b helpful.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
No: It's not uncommon to have bloody bms after colon surgery but it usually goes away with several bowel movements (usually in a wk or so). U need to call... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
May be: It is good to know if u have fluid build up b4 hernia surgery but u do not start with tap. Have them do an ultrasound. It is non invasive and very acc... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Symptoms vary for each patient. Some women have no sig pain and min bleeding while others can b bed ridden from pain and significant bleeding. U will ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: There should b no problem at all.
A member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends : If this is acute (just started) u have to see a doctor and usually nothing to eat or drink until things are better. When eating, u have to b on low re... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Call ur doc: This could be pancreatitis, gastritis, gastroenteritis.... Need more history , physical exam and labs b4 diagnosis can b made.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: It is unlikely but possible to have stones in bile duct within liver itself. Most patients make stones in gallbladder, some in bile duct outside of li... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Combination : Medical and family history, exam, lab work (looking for inflammatory markers), tests (ugi, ct, MRI etc), endoscopy w biopsy. They all help narrow the ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: If u have large hemorrhoids they can cause blood stains on ur underwear. C u doctor and have a rectal exam to rule out anything else serious.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes : The best thing you can do is not be constipated. Take fiber, softners, laxatives as needed. Sitz bath, soaking in water , 3-4 times per day also helps... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends : This really depends on your "liver status" and overall medical condition. U will have to see the surgeon in person to make that call.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Immediately : Any trauma ( surgery in ur case), causes body to respond. The response is inflammation and this leads to scar tissue. The degree of inflammation and s... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Unlikely: Lymph nodes get enlarged usually from infection, inflammation or cancer. Pain from hemrrhoids can cause some inflammation but usually does not lead to... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Maybe: There is nothing bad about wanting to get plastic surgery. However, pregnancy will change ur body significantly. It would be wise to wait until after.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Not sure what u mean: Liver pain? Don't know what that means. If it is inflammatory, nsaids would work well. This needs to be assessed by a physician (pcp/gi) and they can ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Not sure: Are u talking about stricture from crohn's disease? In that case depends on approach (open versus laparoscopy), complications, ability to heal. Most p... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends : There are two schools of thought. And u guessed it, some say u can and others u can't! personally i feel that the biggest thing is formed soft bm. If... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Bad combination : This is a really bad combination. His physicians need to know this information.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Few options : In the past, people would literally "smash" the cyst with a big book, ie the bible. If done right it can work but cyst comes back. Also u could hurt s... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Hard to say : Hernia can be hard to diagnosed at home. Burning usually goes w nerve type pain or ulcer. If it is a hernia, it tends to get bigger and needs to b fix... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
May be but unlikely : U could see thickened appendix but typically if appendix has ct findings, it is acute and not chronic. Some feel that chronic appendicitis does not ex... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: It's normal to retain water after any surgery. The volume depends on magnitude of surgery. The more extensive the surgery, more fluid the body will ho... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Prob routine : We alway send out the hemorrhoids to be looked at by the pathologist "biopsied". It prob doesn't mean much but u do need to follow up w ur surgeon and... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Fatty foods : There is really no restriction per say. Fatty foods can cause diarrhea and cramps for majority of patients. Some pts have no issues at all. Others, ge... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends : This day and age, most anesthetist do not use nitrous, so u can technically fly next day. Waiting a wk is a good idea so that ur comfortable.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
May be: If ur worried about a hernia, talk to ur primary care doc. If they can't tell, they can order ct or refer u to a surgeon.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: It is possible but typically it is under weight premature infants after initial feedings.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
See ur surgeon : Odds are that this needs to be removed but u need to be reexamined to make sure the pain is coming from the cyst.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
See below: U should have same symptoms as before. U will need to c ur surgeon again and they may repeat labs and ct. It's not an easy diagnosis.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: If the hydrocele is connected to the hernia and the entire hernia sac is able to be reduced (pulled into abdomen), which is difficult btw, then yes. U... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Maybe : I'm confused. Bleeding from ectopic usually requires surgery. If for some reason, no surgery was done, it's possible to have infection but u need to c... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Please call ur ob. If ur pregnant and there is no intra-uterine pregnancy, ectopic will be a definite concern.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Prob not: Blood sugars do not have anything to do with platelet counts. If counts are really high, blood can get thick and clot. U need to call ur medical docto... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Varies : Most of the time there will be no symptoms until cancer becomes big enough to cause problems. U may turn yellow along w really dark urine, fatigue, sw... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
No. : It is painful to rubber band external hemorrhoids. Banding also does not solve the skin tag problem. Your best bet would be surgical excision of all t... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
See below: Hemorrhoid are due to increased pressure in the venous circulation. Warts are due to hpv infection. Hemorrhoid are not contagious but warts are.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Possibly: It would most likely b lymph node or infected cyst. If you have a generalized viral infection they can all b related. If infected cyst it will turn r... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Some: It is a safe out patient procedure but does have risks. It is usually not painful but if causes thrombosis, that can be painful. If the band falls off... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Umbilical hernia : It is protrusion of something (usually fat but can b bowel as well) through the belly button. Umbilical cord comes through there and sometimes never c... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Technically no: U have to have weakness in tissues/muscle and increased pressure inside a cavity for hernia to form. This will not happen on the outside where everyo... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Forever : Once u have the hemrrhoids they do not go away. Ur symptoms can be controlled by avoiding constipation and bulking up stool ( high fiber diet and lots... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Depends : Internal hemrrhoids are located inside the anus and come out with straining and then go back in. When really bad they just stay out and can't be pushe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
General Surgery 25 years experience
Yes : It can radiate to right back (wrapping around front to back), right shoulder blade and in between shoulder blades.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Singh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Singh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks Doc ...I think the catheter is helping ??but forget about emptying the blatter ..unless you push and pull on the entry tube..God bless
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks! I wanted to ask if it is harmful? Or may it lead to any kind of infection or problem in Future? Kindly reply on the post
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much. I take the Adderall for Dysautonomia (POTS) to raise my Blood Pressure due to blacking out all of the time.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Graduated 1997MD

Awards

Top General Surgeon , First Place, Indiana - Summer
2013
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
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