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Dr. Shaban Faruqui

Gastroenterology
Baton Rouge, LA
male

Locations

Shaban Faruqui Md;FACG;AGAF

Address

St. Francis Gastroenterology, 10289 Gould Drive, Ste. C, St. Francisville,
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My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 11pm
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St Francis Gastroentrology

St Francisville, LA

About

Bio

I am a Gastroenterologist Board Certified, with 25+ yrs of clinical practice, and teaching medical students , Residents and Fellows at LSU and Tulane Medical centers. Presently Iam practicing in New Orleans as a gastro- enterologist I have published scientific articles and have been involved in many clinical trials.

Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Licenses

United States: Louisiana

Languages spoken

Urdu

Doctor Q&A

485 Answers
59 Agrees
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Hp -Pud-CA in some: H. pylori infection can lead to chronic gastritis, atrophy of mucosa, and fibrosis with intestinal metaplasia, this change increase risk of Cancer, i... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ignore: Treating Anxiety disorders-esp. OCD- which often co-occur with eating disorders., helps ANOREXIA.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Hygiene Hypothesis: Environmental factors are essential components of the pathogenesis (IBD) and primarily responsible for its growing incidence around the globe.Smoking ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
NAFLd/NASH: Serum-enzyme elevation may indicate hepatocyte injury, which can reflect liver-function impairment. The two most commonly requested “liver-function te... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See a GI ASAP: Still, many adults and kids have RAP (( Recurrent abd.Pain)that’s not caused by any clear medical problem. Then, it’s called functional abdominal pain... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Multiple ass. of CLD: Gallstones occur in about one third of the patients having liver cirrhosis. Pigment gallstones are the most frequent type, while cholesterol stones re... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Bloating Rx-?Probiot: Trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms live in the gut. Research indicates that this microbiota plays an important role in digestion and gut ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Cure depends on Eti: Most authors recommend administering rifaximin for 7-10 d as one treatment course or as a cyclic therapy. Higher doses (1200 or 1600 mg/d) are more ef... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
All Villous Hist rem: Polyp size is a critical biomarker for clinical management.. Cancer was present in about 1% of adenomas smaller than 1 cm, 10% of 1–2 cm adenomas, and... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ghrelin -Hunger horm: Most common medical conditions indicated by the symptoms bloating or fullness and hunger including Irritable bowel syndrome, and Gastritis.also seen i... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
More risk for Barret: Bile reflux when present causes more severe esophageal disaese and probability of Barretts increases..Patients who have bile reflux also have Dudeno-... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Results are mixed: Although researchers have conducted multiple studies on probiotics in patients with IBS, the results are mixed. This is not surprising, since differen... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Post prandial hypog.: Reactive hypoglycemia is the general term for having a hypo after eating, which is when blood glucose levels become dangerously low following a meal.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Prolonged GI sx : A rapid stool test can detect rotavirus or norovirus, but there are no quick tests for other viruses.There's often no specific medical treatment for ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Need w/u confirm GER: You should see Gi to confirm that your symptoms are from acid reflux.Recognizing nonerosive reflux (NERD) as a distinct presentation of GERD was o... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ignore: Depending on the cause, Acute liver Failure can sometimes be reversed ,Many situations Transplant.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ignore: Mobility, plenty of water with consumption of atleast 35 Gms fiber for men and 25 Gms for woman.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Mantain Hydration: Drink-- water, broth, or fruit juice -- during the day to stay hydrated. Try to get about 2-3 liters (8-12 cups) a day while you’re sick.There is no p... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ignore: Research suggests that flavonoids, (bioflavonoids) may be an effective additional Rx for PUD.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Lifestyle change: Constipation is a symptom, not a disease.-Foul smelling stools can be a side effect of taking more than recommended daily allowance of a multivitam o... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
R/O IBD: Nocturnal urge to have stools ,waking patient up. with unintentional weight loss, and associated with chills, nausea and vomiting, although not class... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Incompelte report: Report does not mention the pathological change, so the pathologist should dictate a compelete report/
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Gall Bladder Disease: The location , +ve Murphys sign, and radiation to back suggest Gall Bladder disease. Although close D/D is Peptic Ulcer disease U/S Abdomen and possi... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes : Hypoechoic literally means that it does not bounce back sound waves very well. As a rule of thumb Hypoecoic solid nodules > than1-1.4 CM with macr... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Probably Hemmorhoids: Most likely cause of painless lower GI bleed, in young individuals, is internal Hemmorhoids' But since patients can have painless rectal bleeding fro... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Bact. Diarrhea self : Absence of fecal leukocytes does not eliminate the possibility of enteroinvasive organisms; however, the presence of fecal leukocytes eliminates consi... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
DX before RX ness.: Intense chest pain can be the result of GERD vs esophageal spasms or costochondritis. sometimes associated with dysphagia. DX test include Barium S... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Poorly diff. bad pro: After someone is diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, doctors will try to figure out if it has spread, called STAGING", how best to treat it. Stage 4 me... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Fluids/hIgh Fiber: Young male with constipation with mid abd . discomfort(occasional), and very rare and brief post evacuation dripping blood. My Dx will be IBS-C with... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Rebound Acid product: It is important to administer PPIs only for patients who will gain a substantial clinical benefit . Beneficial effects of PPIs for GERD and preventio... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Occ. Lax. safe: If you have iBS, increase fiber, do not skip meals, avoid triggere foods, regular exercise.Occasional laxatives are not harmful.If fiber doesn't help... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Sound of Hunger: Borborygmi (gurgling sound) associated with hunger, which is thought to cause secretion of hormones that trigger contractions within the gastrointest... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Healty LIFESTYLE: Experts don't know exactly why some people accumulate fat in the liver while others do not. Similarly, there is limited understanding of why some fatt... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Diet low in salt.fat: Fiber helps your liver work at an optimal level. Fruits, vegetables, whole grain breads, rice and cereals can take care of your body fiber need. Don’t... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
P/infectious IBS: If you’ve battled a gastrointestinal (GI) infection before, you know it’s not pleasant. But typically symptoms don’t last longer than few days.Some pa... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Compliance + Timing: Erosive esophagitis (EE), nonerosive reflux disease (NERD) and Barrett’s esophagus are the three phenotypic presentations of GERD. typical symptoms of... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Dietary restrictions: Bothersome gas is generally treated with dietary measures, lifestyle modifications or over-the-counter medications. Reducing or eliminating the follow... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
See GI: The timing of the nausea or vomiting can indicate the cause. When appearing shortly after a meal, nausea or vomiting may be caused by food poisoning, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Carbohydrate--Gas: Gas pain, bloating, and flatus frequency can be exacerbated by anything that causes diarrhea or constipation. Gas also caused by: overeating ,swallo... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Avoid excessive cars: Our body needs them to function properly during our day to day lives. Here is a fraction of the benefits we get from carbs. They provide 40-60% of ou... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
95% do not ingest : Recomended daily intake of fiber is 25 grams per day for women and 38 grams per day for men. However, some experts estimate as much as 95 percent of t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Aware of Red Flags: Chronic constipation is a common difficult, infrequent, or perceived incomplete evacuation of bowel movements. Red flags” such as unintentional weight... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Look up Low FODMAP d: Bloating after meals usually resolve itself.But best way to tackle bloating is to determine its cause. Prevention : Eat small meals, avoid sugar drin... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
RX PUD & AP as one: Source of abdominal pain can be very difficult to identify in the older adult. Due to the vague nature of symptoms that often present with abdominal p... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
RX as GERD/LPR: GERD is a factor in 40 percent of people who have a chronic cough.Of course, in some cases, chronic cough may be caused or made worse by acid reflux. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Further w/u essentia: BLOATING is an uncomfortable swelling Abd., is often triggered by particular foods or eating habits. However, sometimes it’s not so harmless, and can... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Imaging test in PC: Endoscopic ultrasound : This test is more accurate than abdominal US and can be very helpful in diagnosing pancreatic cancer. CT/PET Scan is useful f... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Mallory Weiss Tear: Mallory-Weiss syndrome is a gastro-esophageal laceration,occuring in 3-15% person with UGI Bleed. ,Occurs after a prolonged or forceful bout of ret... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
?IBS: You need to see GI MD for definite dx Appears to be IBS , but for definite dx need more detailed history and some work up Time to see your MD
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
IBS: Need high fiber in diet , about 25-35 gyms /day Using stool Softners will help, but you need to increase. fiber in your diet , increased water, incr... Read More

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Dec 31, 2018
Dr.Shaban explains all the important details and is very helpful with his broad experience and knowledge excellent Doctor in his field helping others on Healthtap.
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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Just the professional i needed !Thank you It is funny my wife says my voice got deeper over time.ENT happy after nasal scope.I found it odd to need another Endoscope 3yr...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thank you for providing an excellent amount of helpful details that if needed can go back to for all the options available .Most appreciated for your kind effort to help...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It's been over 3 years. Since trearment. I've taken probiotics sparingly early on but I'll give it a go for a month. Any particular brand you recommend? Thank you again ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dow University of Health Sciences - Dow Medical College, Pakistan
MD

Residency

Shaban Faruqui, MD, FACG, AGAF

Residency

SAINT FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER Affliate Hahneman Medical University

Awards

TOP GASTROENTEROLOGIST, First Place, The Nation - 2018
TOP DOCTOR, Second Place, LOUISIANA - 2018
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Publications

A Study of Abatacept in Patients With Active Crohn's Disease Start of enrollment: 2006-12-01 Bristol-Myers Squib
Phase 2 Study of VX-950, Pegasys®, and Copegus® in Hepatitis C Start of enrollment: 2006-06-01 Medical Monitor Merimepodib (MMP
Merimepodib (MMPD) in Triple Combination for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Start of enrollment: 2004-07-01 Robe
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