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Dr. Jay Singh

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Atlanta, GA
32 years experience

Locations

Piedmont Colorectal Associates

Atlanta, GA

Address

35 Collier Road, Suite 475, Atlanta, GA
Directions

Fax

4043517901

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.

Colon and Rectal Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

49 Answers
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Concern for ascites: My initial impression based upon the description may be that your father may have ascites which is fluid in the abdomen. Typical causes relate to live... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Simply, Yes: Of the variey of cancers out there, colorectal cancer is one of the most common in both men and women and one of the most preventable. Our detection r... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
No: You should first make sure that the suppository was inserted properly. The label on the package usually describes the best way to insert one. Dependin... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Fistula or pilonidal: This likely is a pilonidal cyst if is located posteriorly over the coccyx or it could represent a small fistula if it is close to the anus. A simple e... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Yes, piece of mind: Complement deficiency is rare but requires a fairly extensive work-up by an immunologist. A simple repeat of this test could offer some direction part... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Colonic inertia: Your gut is not dead, just slow or inertial. In someone with functional constipation, a work-up that includes a sitz mark study to measure a delay in ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Proctitis: The discharge you have may be the key. I f the discharge is mucus then you may be suffering from some sort of proctitis or inflammation of the rectal ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Possible cyst: It may simply be referred pain since all of our pelvic organs lie on the same muscular bed and pelvic nerves. It may also represent some type of cyst ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Likely dietary: Blood in the stool from an upper source can cause melena or black stool but the sool is consistently black. Specks of black in the stool may come from... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Requires broad eval: Jacqueline, abdominal pain that is constant use it requires some work up. At 29, this could represent a gastrointestinal problem or a GYN issue. You n... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Seroma: The likely cause of fluid leak from a wound, particularly if you have a large amount of abdominal wall is a seroma. The fluid is the result of trauma ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Pelvic Floor Prolaps: I suspect that what you may be suffering from is pelvic floor prolapse. The attachments of the rectum, uterus, and even the bladder. Other symptoms su... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Both: Weight loss of 5 to 15 pounds is common during the week of and after the colon resection but then by 6 weeks most people should start to gain the wei... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Pruritis Ani: Gluten sensitivity is not a common cause of itching. If the ingestion of glutnen leads to significant loose stool, it can compound itching. Pa is caus... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Taking tissue sample: Usually done as part of a larger exam like a colonoscopy, a rectal biopsy can also be performed without anesthesia in a specialists office. It can be ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Test for C Diff: I think that the simple way to think about this is that the diarrhea that you get after eating, particularly an unregulated diet, is from celiac. As f... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Essentially None: Ibs is a funtional disorder of the bowel and there are really no life limiting issues here. I think that we can call it a life-miserating condition as... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Not a childhood dx: Ibs includes a variety of symptoms that have specific requirements for the diagnosis to be given. This is established for adults and not for infants. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Pruritis Ani: Pruritis in not related to worms per say. It is related to ph issues of the stool, trauma from increased wiping and aggressive cleaning and even chemi... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Obstruction: You may have had a diagnosis of diverticulitis at 22 but if you have had recurrent attacks, you may now have developped an obstruction from narrowing ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Inflammation : Colitis is inflammation of the colon and symptoms can vary from just bloating and cramps to full blown diarrhea and pain. Some colitis is self limited... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Not really: There are no studies that show that people that engage in anal intercourse have worsening hemorrhoid symptoms or more hemorrhoid therapy. I personall... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Do not worry: First of all, diverticulitis should be confirmed by the presence of symptoms and the finding of inflammation by ct scan. This justifies the use of ant... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Need diagnosis: If there is blood in the stool, a diagnosis must be made as to the nature of what is causing the bleeding, at that point, a directed therapy can targe... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Proctalgia Fugax: Pain associated with that area that can involve the perineum in a male that has no real association with swelling or bowel movement may be proctalgia ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Need visual exam: Stool samples can be stored at room temp but if you are having bleeding as described without diarrhea, then you really need to have it evaluated by so... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Digital and anoscopy: In an 18 y/o, the likely cause of bleeding is either a fissure or hemorrhoids. Performing a digital exam or anoscopy, while uncomfortable, is not pain... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Anal Fissure: At your age, the most likely cause of your symptoms is an anal fissure, which is a tear in the anal lining. The pain and bleeding are associated with ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
The loss will help: Hiatal Hernias are common and can often exacerbate GERD. Weight is on huge (sorry for the pun) factor due to abdominal pressure. The use of alcohol al... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Ignore: We all have the tissue that can become hemorrhoids.Never assume that all anal symptoms are from them.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Less than 50 percent: Even in the best of circumstances, long tract, prior seton to lessen granulation, i think that the best one can expect is 50%. If the fistula is compl... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
STD and protection: Sean, I assume that the protection was likely a condom. While condoms offer a good deal of protection from most STDs, and they certainly helped preven... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Beano and laxative: The real issue of constipation involves a good evaluation of acuity. Acute problems with constipation are usually related to dietary issues. Adding mo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Waiting unnecessary: If you had a negative ct, yet your symptoms are progresssing despite therapy, it makes little sense to wait. I am not sure what 24 hours of delay will... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Laxatives: Constipation, if acute and limited, does not need a workup. If chronic or worsening, you may need to see someone. You can try a light otc laxative lik... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
No: No specific etiology for ibd but all paths lead to the immune system. Sleep, diet. Exercise all help.
A female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Remission ipossible : While there is no medical cure, remission is possible with medication. She probably needs to see a specialist that deals with inflammatory bowel disea... Read More
A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
New treatments exist: Anal leakage is typically dietary and may respond to simple stool bulking. The use of insoluble fiber like metamucil or konsyl may help. Getting to 25... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Basically yes: While most healthy people can safely have a colonoscopy in a private office, an outpatient surgical center likely has greater support in the unlikely ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Treat the inflammati: There is no specific diet for crohns disease although many healthy options have been suggested. Most patients will have issues with raw foods particul... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Change meds: I believe that constipation is a common side effect of medications. When simple methods to manage these complications fail, altermative treatments sho... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Diet and medication: A multidirectional approach aimed at decreasing the initiators, such as stress for some patients, a modification of the diet and obviously, medication... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Gluten Sensitivity: It may be that you have a sensitive stomach but it could mean that you have a sensitivity to the rye in beer. Some people actually posess an allergy t... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
No, test stool: Black tarry stool or melena is typically associated with blood from a proximal GI source. Ulcers in the stomach and vascular lesions can be types of c... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Proctalgia possible: The general nature of your pain suggests some proctalgia (rectal pain), and in your age, it is likely benign. It may be related to your ovaries with o... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Ethnicity irrelevant: Europeans and americans have about the same basic risk of polyp formation. You should use your family history as a stronger indicator for polyp format... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Yes to a degree: Ileal resevoirs are frought with complications but one can male their life easier by maintaining an ileostomy type of diet. This means avoiding foods ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Not the pouch: The operation that removes the rectum and and the rest of the colon can be complicated by both retrograde ejaculation as well as erectile dysfuction d... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Singh
Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 years experience
Spastic Bowel (SB): The acual incidence of symptoms that we relate to ibs is extremely high with either constipation of diarrhea, abdominal cramps, bloating, etc. The act... Read More

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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! I loved you saying DON'T WORRY. That's all I do!. Was dx by CT. Will try Augmentum again. I worry hearing ppl say how rough it is on stom. I'll try again but hopefully ...Read More
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Thank you for you time and care. I have so many stomach problems, that I stay sick. Thank you again. Have a blessed day.
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Thank you so much for the diagnosis! I thought from the research I've done, that was what it was! O Happy Day!

Education & Training

Residency

PARKLAND MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Colorectal Surgeon , First Place, Georgia - Summer
2013
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