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Dr. Yakub Pothiawala

Family Medicine
Saint George, GA
27 years experience

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Family Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

18 Answers
5 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Pain: Anyof the buldging disc of vertibrea can cause pain, cervical coller and antiinflamatory drug will help. Best to visit the orthopedic for advice, MRI ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Lipoma: Lipoma is a faft deposition in the soft tissue of different size, which are soft freely movable non tender most of the time, sometimes it feels like a... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Yes: It depends what kind of ulcer one has. If the ulcer has not healed completely but patient feel better or symptoms free, the ulcer can come again.
A member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Pain: Any neurological pain on one side of the head can cause pain sensation and any kind of pain body react differetly, consule neurologist for evluation o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Fat: It depends howmuch carbohydrate one id consuming, while any excess blood sugar change in to fat, which is continous process.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Burn: Treatment of chemical burn depends on how extensive and how deep injury is. Yes there are the treatments but one has to consult dermatologist or plast... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Blood sugar: 20 years old person blood sugar level should be bet 70-110.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Sinus: No there are no sinuses in the back of your neck, there only maxillary and frontal sinuses on the face.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Sugar: Any food which has high content of carbohydrates will increase blood sugar but make sure to check one do not have diabetes.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Yes: Use the knee brace also use the cruches and weightbearing pressure to affected knee, use of Motrin will help.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Blood sugar: First of all make sure to check your Insulin level. Or small frequent meals will keep blood sugar level in control.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Blood sugar: Consult your doctor first get some blood work, but small frequent meals should be tried to see what blood sugar level runs.
A member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Pain: Any muscle spasms of head and tension can cause a pain of scalp muscle and neck muscle. Muscle relexant also cold and heat pack will help to control p... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Yes: Yes miniscus tear or inflamation can cause a pain and catching grinding of the knees.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Burn: Please visit dermatologist and discuss the treatment before symptoms gets worst.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Many reasons: Falls negative result, low HCG levels or expired testing agent or falls feeling of being pregnacy signs.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Yes: Yes any perforated ulcer need to be operated as soon as possible to prevent damage of other organd also to prevent peritonitis and other serious condi... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yakub Pothiawala
27 years experience
Not really: Increase in lymphocytes in blood could be of many reasons, such as viral infection stress, but thyroid work up can tell you about the diagnosis.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pothiawala is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Pothiawala is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you have been so worried.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Top Family Physician, Third Place, Georgia - Winter
2013
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