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Dr. Janak Acharya

Emergency Medicine
Ehrenberg, AZ
21 years experience

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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

45 Answers
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Fertility: Uterine contractions aid the passage of sperm into the uterus where they can fertilize ovum.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
If pain persists: If you have pain with walking or instability seek medical attention. If pain free do some pilates or yoga to strengthen those muscles.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Get an angiogram: You may have a dissection or stricture of your popliteal artery and need to see a vascular surgeon for a complete exam and evaluation.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Nose to stomach tube: A tube placed through the nose into the stomach to decompress the stomach or infuse medications or nutrition.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Urethritis: These are symptoms of a urethritis and vaginitis. See your doctor and get a pelvic exam and have your urine checked. Antibiotic therapy maybe indica... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Protein in your CSf: This is the amount of protein found in your csf. It can be indicative of infections or autoimmune diseases. See a neurologist for further work up.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Yes : Please don't play with or consume insecticides. If you have done so conttact poison control and/or go to an emergency department.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
1-2h: For liquids it should take an 1 -2 hours to digest maximum.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
NO: If you are having chest pain and difficulty breathing you should go to emergency department to be evaluated for serious disease. Do not dismiss these... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Depends: As long as the medication is not a slow release medication it can be crushed.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Likely non cardiac: Atypical pain like this in someone with no risk factors is rarely cardiac. Likely a neuropathy of some kind.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Occult fx: If your pain persists you may an occult fx. Get a repeat xray and see a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Likely not Ibuprofen: Most likely just stiff or residual narcotics from surgery. Ibuprofen even at high doses is fairly safe.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
No: Tamiflu (oseltamivir) is not indicated for prophylaxis. If he has symptoms treatment may help in the early stages of disease.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Get treated: You need to be tested for all the high risk sexually transmitted disease and get treated with antibiotics. Seek medical attention for the work up and... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
No: Don't put peroxide in your ear. If you have a perforation you may cause more harm than good. If you have an ear infection see your doctor and get so... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Skin conditions: If the top of your head is tender it may a skin condition known as a kerion which a skin infection of the scalp. Have a friend take a look at your sc... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Possibly: Take a pregnancy test be sure and use protection if pregnancy is not desired.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Great!: This is a normal platelet count and shouldn't cause you problems.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Unknown: As long as there is no redness or swelling you're probably ok. Long term risk for auto-immune disease has not been established. I'd recommend seeing... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Low Protein: Eat a healthy diet of meats fruit and vegetables. Take a multivitamin and use nail varnish if all else fails.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Could be ok: Staph can be a contaminant...If you're feeling better its probably working. If you feel worse see your doctor for a repeat culture.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Retained stone: Sometimes a retained stone can give you residual symptoms following cholecystectomy. If your liver enzymes are normal adjust your diet and see a ga... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Common complication: Your OB is best suited to answer this question but basically it is a cut or laceration of the vagina during vaginal delivery. It is a common complica... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Might not be Gas.: If you are having chest pressure or pain you should see a doctor immediately. Anginal symptoms can be misleading and are best evaluated by a medical ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Clay: A clay mask works. Cleanse the skin first and use any over the counter clay face mask.
A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Sciatica: You have sciatica. Avoid heavy lifting and see a physical therapist and your doctor. If you have a fever or bowel and bladder changes go to an ed.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Might help.: Exercise and hour a day, eat lots of fruits and vegetables, sleep 8-9h a day. If your symptoms persist see your doctor for medical assistance.
A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Mucus: Mucus secretion coats the passages keeping them moist, facilitating gas exchange and removal of debris.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Avoid nyquil: Avoid the cold remedies in children they have been associated with respiratory failure.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
No: Try using a good skin cleanser and follow up with a dermatologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
A day: Azithromycin should reach maximal efficacy following 24 hours. You should be able to have intercourse one day after therapy to be safe.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
All drugs have issue: Hydrochlorothiazide diuretics are fairly safe, how you respond is variable. Discuss with your doctor and find the right combination with a little tri... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
High blood pressure?: Sometimes high blood pressure can cause nose bleeds get it checked use a humidifier and avoid nose picking. If the problem persists see your doctor.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Stress: Try talking to a friend about things, get an hour a day of exercise and avoid nicotine, caffeine and other stimulants.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Ear pain: Ear pain, hearing loss drainage from the ear may all be indicative of an ear infection and you should seek medical attention.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
NO: Eye strain can give you headaches, but blindness is not caused by watching itouch.
A female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Brachial plexusus: A bundle of nerves from your neck leading to your arms may have been stretched or contused. Take some rest and Ibuprofen if the problem persists see ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
See a doctor: Your symptoms may be reflective of bleeding in your brain and you need to go to an emergency department to be evaluated.
A member asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Avoid it if possible: May be linked to low birthweight. Try daily non traumatic exercise for mood elevation.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Many things: All testicular masses should be investigated with ultrasound and followed by a urologist.
A female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
21 years experience
Sure: Good moisturizing soap with minimal fragrance.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Acharya is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Acharya is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Okay! But i'm one wearing spectacles with a degree of 350 each eye, so i wonder if it will deepen my degrees further??
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I also have silicone injections (one small session) and I'm worried about complications in the future!
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No it's not a skin infection and its not a headache but I think it could b fiber myalgia but thank u

Education & Training

Residency

UCLA
Completed 2007

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