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Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan

Internal Medicine - gastroenterology
Shreveport, LA
22 years experience

Locations

Office

Shreveport, LA

Address

3217 Mabel Street, Shreveport, LA
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00am
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Medicare

Gastrointestinal Specialists

Shreveport, LA

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 - gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

47 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Hepatitis C: Yes. Hepatitis c should not affect your fertility. In fact with newer treatment options, you should be able to get treated and cure hepatitis c. You ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Constipation: Low fiber intake, reduced water intake can worsen consitpation. I see in your history bone cancer. If you do take narcotic pain meds, they can worsen ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
IBS : Depending in what your symptoms are, treatment can be designed to improve and normalize bowel frequency and minimize discomfort . High fiber diet , ex... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Fiber and hydration: Increasing fiber intake or adding supplemental fiber can help. The other most important aspect is to drink plenty of water to maintain hydration.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Gastritis : Your xiphoid process pain may have been due to a condition called costochondritis. You may have reflux and gastritis which is inflammation of the es... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Gastric polyps: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is usually not associated with your symptoms. Gastric polyps are associated with prolonged use of proton pump inhibitors su... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Laxative: Taking MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) at more than a recommended dose causes more diarrhea. This is often used as a bowel prep prior to colonoscopy in ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Increased appetite: A sudden increase in appetite in your age may just mean increased metabolism or your body's way of compensating for increased activity. If you have st... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Feet swelling- Liver: If he has a history of hepatitis c for a long time, the swelling of the feet can be a sign of cirrhosis or scarring of the liver. Cirrhosis can cause... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Reflux and weight: Sudden increase in your body weight can precipitate or worsen existing reflux. You may need evaluation by your doctor and start an acid reducing medic... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Gastritis : He may have gastritis that can cause inflammation of the stomach lining and cause pain and nausea. Do not take any pain medications such as Ibuprofen ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Hiatal hernia: Yes. Theoretically weight loss decreases intraabdominal fat and reduces pressure and reflux symptoms and may modify the hiatal hernia. Improvement in ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Tachycardia: Fast heart rate can be due to multiple conditions. It is definitely not normal and may mean anything from abnormal heart rhythm to hyper acting thyroi... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Abdominal Pain: Your doctor with examine you and obtain a detailed history about your pain and associated factors. He may order blood tests and some imaging such as a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Inflammation: Erythema is a term used to describe redness that was probably noticed on endoscopy. Erythema usually is non specific and can mean anything from mild ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
C.diff: Asymptomatic carrier state is known to occur with c.Diff. Carriers actively excrete bacteria in stool. However there is not enough studies that treati... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Dehydration: If you use gatorade and plenty of water, i would not advise using salt tablets. It can increase the sodium levels in your body especially when your b... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Celiac disease: Celiac disease is diagnosed by a combination of lab tests and endoscopic biopsies. Your symptoms could be gastritis or an ulcer vs. Less likely celia... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
No: Though there are no definite studies on this, there is no evidence so far to suggest that they are habit forming.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Esophageal spasm: This may be related to an inability of the lower esophagus to relax and let air out when you burp. You should see a gastroenterologist to evaluate and... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
GERD: Heartburn is a sharp burning pain in the lower front chest or upper abdomen that is due to gastroesophageal reflux or acid reflux that irritates the l... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Indigestion: If this is a one time problem that you have noticed, it may be related to food intolerance for a specific food or perhaps a food poisoning. On the oth... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Xifaxan (rifaximin) : Unfortunately there are ok alternatives to xifaxan (rifaximin). It is unique in a way that it is not absorbed and works only in the bowel to kill path... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Pancreatic cancer: The most well known risk factors for pancreatic cancer are smoking and alcohol abuse. In the absence of these, your risk for pancreatic cancer develop... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
IBS : Depending in what your symptoms are, treatment can be designed to improve and normalize bowel frequency and minimize discomfort . High fiber diet , ex... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Thyroid gland: The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ in your neck that produces hormones that regulate the metabolism of the body. Malfunction of the thyroid may ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Gastritis : You may have gastritis which is inflammation of the stomach lining which can cause pain and discomfort . Do not take any pain medications such as Ibup... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Dehydration: You may be very dehydrated due to an upset stomach. Drink plenty of fluids and if you can't keep fluids down, go to a er or a quick care to be evaluat... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Gastritis and meds: Acetaminophen is a safe medication to take. Medications to avoid with gastritis are ibuprofen, Naproxen and aspirin.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Liver function tests: Ast, alt and alkaline phosphatase are enzymes from the liver an they are commonly tested. The serum bilirubin is also a tested as a marker of liver fu... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Fluid overload: His symptoms may be due to fluid overload due to liver malfunction or possibly cirrhosis. This needs expert care by a gastroenterologist or an interni... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Abdominal pain: If you are seeing blood with vomiting, you need to be evaluated by your gastroenterologist as soon as possible. You may have an ulcer or a tear in the... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Gastroenteritis: If your symptoms are improving, and have almost resolved, you can travel as long as you will have access to medical help if you get worse. In general ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Abdominal Pain: Abdominal pain can be at the same location everyday. This could represent inflammation in the stomach, intestines or trapped gas pockets in your intes... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Abdominal pain: The reasons could be anything simple from a muscle spasm in the abdominal wall to problems in the stomach such as an ulcer or a pancreatic or a gallbl... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Constipation: Usually not. On the other hand, if your b complex tablet has iron in it, the iron can cause constipation. Lactobacillus is a probiotic used to repleni... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Dyspepsia : If you are decribing bloating and belching, you probably have a disorder of the stomach or the small intestines. This includes simple gastritis, ulcer... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Abdominal pain: Though this can be something trivial, it should be evaluated by your doctor or in the er to make sure this is not appendicitis.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
IBS: Usually not . If your surgery was very recent it may be a part of the healing from surgery. You should consult with your surgeon or any other md to ge... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Rome criteria: Endoscopy is important to rule out a different reason for your problems, but not necessary to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome. The duration of symp... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Infection: This may be a urinary tract infection. See your primary doctor who may do some urine tests and prescribe antibiotics.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Inflammation: This may be something simple like a muscle spasm or a more urgent issue such as appendicitis . You should see a doctor as soon as possible.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Please talk to MD: Melena is a sign of internal bleeding and needs to be evaluated by your doctor or in the er immediately.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Yes.: If by stomach you mean the lower abdomen, yes, urinary infection can cause burning pain. But if the pain is worse or continues, you have to be seen by... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Bloating: Some fiber preparations do cause some minor bloating which usually improves. However if bloating continues to be a problem, you should try switching t... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Esophagitis: Eosinophilic esophagitis can cause spasm and delay in esophageal motility. Are u currently being treated? You need to be on a ppi +/- a inhaled steroi... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sathya Jaganmohan
Internal Medicine - gastroenterology 22 years experience
Tenesmus: The symptom of such burning and feeling of need to defecate and inability to pass bm may represent multiple things, but most likely an ongoing inflamm... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jaganmohan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jaganmohan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have had this pain intermittantly since my gull bladder was removed almost 2 yrs now?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I used prilosr for about a monthor more..is that considered long term?
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Thanks for your quick reply! I appreciate you time. Thank you for answering my question. :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dr M.G.R. Medical University, Chingleput Medical College, India
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

LSU HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER - SHREVEPORT

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, Shreveport, LA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, Shreveport, LA - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, Second Place, Shreveport, LA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

Willis Knighton Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
Christus Highland Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
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