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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj

Internal Medicine
Rocky Hill, CT
54 years experience female

Locations

Office

waterbury, CT

Address

47 country club woods circle, waterbury, CT
Directions

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.

Internal Medicine

Geriatrics

Holistic Medicine

Licenses

United States: Connecticut

Languages spoken

Hindi, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

978 Answers
180 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Balanced decrease: Drink warm lemon juice on rise. Drink a glass of water before each meal.Eat a lot of green leafy vegetables & all multi colored veg.Plenty of fre... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Ignore: 8 oz of fresh beet root juice daily- may add pineapple which contains bromelin ( anti inflammatory).
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Gut flora imbalance: Intolerance to oily food may indicate gall bladder disease. Eat plain yogurt twice daily. Kefir is a russian yogurt drink full of probiotics- good ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) is superior: Please ask your psychiatrist to substitute Pristiq for effexor. Effexor is venlafaxine & Pristiq is a superior chemical variant. Pristiq is desven... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Not Shingles.: Probably fixed drug reaction. Make a list of all meds including all supplements & try to play detective!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Need more details: Depression must be ruled out. See your doctor No other details are given. Request a video consult from a Health tap psychiatrist.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Vit E oil: Apply vit e oil 3-4 times/day to the area. An pierce cap of vit e or buy oil- very in-expensive.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
No.: Unless you are born with anomalies of genito-urinary system,holding urine is asymptomatic.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Melatonin 20 mg/day: Short acting melatonin is the better one- upto 20 mg daily is very safe. Melatonin has proved in some studies to arrest the growth of cancers like bre... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
No,not contagious.: Was skin tuberculin test positive? Need to take INH 300 mg daily for at least 9 months. See a TB specialist if possible or infectious disease doc.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Intertrigo or contac: duration of the rash,size of rash,more description Need to see a doctor may apply vit E oil. Take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg twice daily-b... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Not per se: Any pill prescribed or supplements can cause varying degrees of allergic reaction because of the stabilisers, preservative & fillers!
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
2 different meds: Did you see a pulmomologist who prescribed these 2 meds? Seretide is a combination of futicasone & salmetrol. Spiriva is a different medication- l... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Salad & salmon diet: 1-2 glasses of filtered water on the rise. Breakfast- oatmeal with nuts & milk-almond milk if available.Some protein- boiled or poached egg is go... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
PICA: Eating or craving for abnormal things is called Pica. The commonest cause is anemia- Iron deficiency anemia. See your doctor for appropriate tests.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: Do you have any pets? Something in your bed room or bathroom is triggering this. Need to become a self detective to find the allergen.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Add tea tree oil: Not bacterial. Apply tea tree oil in between. If you are over weight, plan to lose weight.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Yes: Silymarin from a reputable company. Many times because of lack of regulation, cheaper additives & fill ins are added & so make sure you choose... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Many side effects: Prolonged use of PPIs ( lansoprazole is one of them) can cause bone demineralization,enteric infections, community acquired pneumonia & reduced c... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Over 50 affliction.: Frequent eye exam warranted. macular pucker is scar tissue that forms on the surface of the macula-Not related to macular degeneration. Not a precurso... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Ideal is 12 hours: If cholesterol,HDL,LDL & triglycerides are included in the blood work it should be 12 hours. If this is not included 8 hours is sufficient.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Probiotics: Finish the antibiotics prescribed to you. Take 1-2 cups of yogurt daily & get some probiotics from the pharmacy & take it for one month at lea... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Probiotics: Take quality probiotics daily. Plain yogurt daily. Kefir is Russian yogurt loaded with good bacteriae & tastes good-4-8 OZ daily.Available in mos... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Concentrated urine!: Since pristiq (desvenlafaxine) partially blocks parasympathetic nervous system, dehydation, dryness of mouth & eyes & constipation are side ef... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Food colouring-Azo: Lemon yellow synthetic food dye linked to many ill effects on health.It is banned in some countries. Asthma,hyper activity,migraine,depression etc may... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Probiotics: Need balance of micro organisms in your gut. Take plenty of yogurt & buttermilk but avoid all other dairy. Drink plenty of water.may have to take ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Hard to say: Impossible to guess without detail history & exam. May be due to what you ate. Where exactly is your ache located in the abdomen? Make tea with... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Caused by virus: Most probably genital warts. Need exam & treatment. Genital warts are classified under sexually transmitted diseases. Caused by Human Papilloma... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Papilledema-post-op: What explanation did the doc give you? Can you get a second opinion? You should be free of symptoms.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
2 day fast too much: Safer to fast 12 hours daily Fasting for 2 days will be possible after your body gets used to changes of fasting. Start exercising- walk daily
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Absolutely NOT: It is not safe to take 100 micro-gram with prozac, Serotonin syndrome is dangerous.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Teen age sex: It is too late to regret. At least you have learnt your lesson. You have all your life in front of you to enjoy. Postpone sex for as long as you ca... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Fatty liver reversal: Of course,you should be followed every 6 months at least. Diffuse fatty liver is mostly due to Metabolic syndrome.Change your diet to low carbohydrate... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Gynecologist soon: Free fluid is probably due to ruptured cyst. Cystic mass may be due to chronic infection Remote possibility of malignancy to be ruled out. Request ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Need tests: Have you seen a cardiologist? You have not given any details of BP or treatment so far. Do you have any other diagnosis?
A member asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Doctor can decide: Causes of clubbing are many; Congenital cyanotic heart disease,cystic fibrosis,inflammatory bowel disease & many more Clubbing may not have a... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Causes of Syncope: What medications are you on? Yes SSS can manifest without any cardiac diagnoses. What was the diagnosis given? There are many other causes for passin... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Treat soon: Sleep changes & fatigue can be due to Depression. Do you feel sad most of the time,brain fog,loss of concentration& inability to think,loss of... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Not normal: Causes may range from food to heart disease. See your doctor.in the meantime avoid caffeine &fancier you can be treated by yoga,meditation &a ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
No: Use benadryl cream or OTC steroid cream
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Vitamin D essential: It is difficult to say how much Vit D is produced by sun exposure-differs country wise- depending on the distance from the equator etc Take vitamin D... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Results of high TG: Hypertriglyceridemia- Plasma turns milky,triglycerides get deposited on the skin,eyes,joints,. Accentuates atherosclerosis. High TG are often a sign ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
See a doctor.: Take benadryl 25-50 mg every 6 hours as needed x 24 hours & reduce the dose. If throat tightness,shortness of breath or wheezing,rush to ER
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
OK: You can take metronidazole with stool softener. There are many drug interaction with metronidazole.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Urinary tract inf: Blood in urine once does not indicate cancer. Commonest causes are stones &infection. Doctor can sort out your problems.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Relaxation technique: Meditation, relaxation techniques & yoga can be tried. Try religion- jesus is the answer. Anger management is ok.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
1-2 Liters of water: 8-10 glasses of filtered water daily. May add coconut water 4-5/week. Plenty of fresh vegetables & greens should help constipation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
Same as any age: Go to the best colonoscopist-try to get all the info about the doc & follow the instructions.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
Internal Medicine 54 years experience
cut processed food.: Salad & salmon diet will work wonders.It is similar to mediterranean diet. Cut carbs specially processed ones. 4-5 small meals.Do not eat any big ... Read More

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May 10, 2013
I recommend Dr. Jayaraj. Clearly he embraces holistic medical approaches as well as Internal Medicine. He is providing a valuable public service through Health Tap.
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Mar 11, 2016
Quick and accurate,Great!Happy with the way Dr Hamsa Jayaraj's handled my query... extremely responsive and helpful....
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jayaraj is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! "Not hemodynamically significant" mean? Yes, Echcardiogrphic diagnosis. A little infrequent chestpain. Legs ache. Left ankle occasionally swells but have had vein surg...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Hlw dr its idia was i already used but its nothing changed me . I wanna to use pharmacian madicine . Plz which madicine best for get out my tight n black mucus from my ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks you for the response. I have been drinking more fluids and having more fruit and that is helping. I will definitely try prunes / prune juice, I didn't know that. ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Madras, Madras Medical College, India
Graduated 1967MD

Residency

METHODIST HOSPITAL

Awards

Top General Internist, Third Place, Connecticut - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, Second Place, Connecticut - Summer
2013
Top Doctor, Third Place, Hartford Region - Fall
2014
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