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Dr. Bharat Bhavsar

Internal Medicine - Diabetology
Highland, IN
42 years experience

Locations

Community Care Network, Community Hospital, Munster, Indiana

Highland, IN

Address

8731 Indianapolis Blvd, Highland, IN
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

BCS Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Cigna

Medicaid

Medicare

Tricare

Sagamore Health Network, Inc

Hoosier Healthwise

HIP Health Plans

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Specialties
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Internal Medicine - Diabetology

Clinical Genetics

Diabetology

Family Medicine

Pain Management

Preventive Medicine

Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Several: Clarifoam ef clenia finacea metrocream metrogel 1% metrolotion mirvaso noritate oracea rosac.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
It depends: Obstructive sleep apnea if treated will not. If untreated for long it may.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Usually not: 17 mm cyst should not cause symptoms unless it is near a diaphragm or nerve endings. If your live function tests are okay and if you do not drink more... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
2-3 hours.: Avoid eating them after 3 hours.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
You: It's a myth that: anxiety is "all in your mind.".
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Irregular Heart: You must check out. The symptoms could be thyroid related or heart related. If nothing such is discovered by testing you may have panic disorder or an... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Yes: Vagistat-1 (tioconazole) has been found to be effective as a single- dose treatment for vulvovaginal candidiasis. Using the prefilled applicator, inse... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Try Lyrica (pregabalin): Lyrica (pregabalin) works on nerve weakness and pain. Dose is 50 mg three times a day. Response time varies from 4-6 weeks.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Exercise.: Make you joints and muscles and bones stronger so they do not deteriorate any more. Excercising back is best, sometimes hot pool tharapy and massage.... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Virus.: Eat lot of berries, fresh fruits and vegtanbles, and pure mineral water and exercise 30 minutes twice a day.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Yeast infection: You may have yeast infection with antibiotic use.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Push ups.: Push ups mobilize fat around the chest faster.
A member asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Check out.: Back pain can be from vitamin d and calium deficiency to osteoporosis to parathyroid disorder to rheumatism so diagnosis should be made to feel better... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Depends: Combination pills combination pills have two hormones — estrogen and progestin. You may start the combination pill at any time: if you start wi... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Ignore: Few diabetics have low bs unawareness, for them checking bs daily is the only way to catch it.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
It depends: Small stone do not require surgery. Drink plenty of water and take pain medicine or flomax (tamsulosin). Large stone or stones stuck and not moving... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Yes: Symptoms may begin a few days after you've eaten contaminated food, but it may take as long as two months before the first signs and symptoms of infec... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Very rarely: Class 3: risk of interaction appears small relative to typical benefits of concomitant use effect: a low daily dose of Fluconazole (50 mg/day) does n... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Yes u can revert: If liver biopsy shows fatty liver u should not drink. Fatty liver also requires low 25 to 50 gm fat per day and low carb diet. Treat cholesterol if it... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
No treatment: You seem to have nodular goitre. No treatment if TSH normal. Check TSH back every 6 months again. If abnormal then will need treatment.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Yes Taper.: Take one tablet starting now and ten wean to one every other day for 5 doses, then every 3 rd day for 5 doses and hen every 4 th day for 5 doses and t... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Usually Yes.: Your dose of Propranolol er 80 mg daily is high so you will need bystolic (nebivolol) 10 mg at least to begin with and may even need higher. Switch ca... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Try Lyrica (pregabalin): Try daily home muscle strenghtening exercises and massage thearpy.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Repeat Sputum Test: Repeat the sputum cytology in 3 months. No need to repeat the cat scan unless it showed 4 -6 mm nodule.
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Fatty Liver: Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (nash). Stop alcohol if any. Control diabetes. Reduce fatty foods (eat low 25 to 50 gm fats per day) . Lower carbs. Exe... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Does not make sense: A1c of 6.5 is diabetes. A1c of 6.1 is prediabetes. Prediabetes usually have 12 hr fastng bs between 100 and 125. Fasting bs og 60 is not diabetes actu... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Electrolytes: Prevent dehydration and make sure take plenty of fluid such as gatorate, 7-up, sprite, fruit juices. Take also probiotics.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): Xanax (alprazolam) heps fast in 15 to 20 minutes. Relaxation and meditation helps long term and can cure it.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Foreplay or Viagra (sildenafil): Either one or both may work.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bharat Bhavsar
Internal Medicine - Diabetology 42 years experience
Whoop: Check out for whooping cough. There is a blood test. Treatment is zithromax 500 mg daily for a week.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bhavsar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bhavsar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I've been on Xanax for 2 years and had withdrawals upon stopping use. I want freedom from Xanax, this advice was very helpful. Thank you, Dr. Bhavsar.
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1yr i took steriod bt there was no result . Now my legs are too weak i cant climb a single stairs without suport
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Thanks for your quick reply! thanks! those numbers came from life insurance labs. they denied him.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Mumbai, Grant Medical College, India
Graduated 1980MD

Residency

Sacrad Heart Hospital, Allentown, PA

Residency

GENESYS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER , FLINT, MI

Awards

Top Doctor, First Place, Munster, IN - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Munster, IN - Winter
2013
Thought Leader, First Place, Munster, IN - Winter
2013

Affiliations

AAFP
AMA
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