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Dr. Jessica Khan

Infectious Disease
Sugar Land, TX
33 years experience female

Locations

khan medical clinic

Sugar Land, TX

Address

11920 Hwy 6 S #1500, Sugar Land, TX
Directions

Fax

8323691722

About

Bio

I am an Internist and ID specialist in practice for the last 17 years

Specialties
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Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

79 Answers
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No and yes: Rabies vaccines are live inactivated virus that is generally contraindicated in pregnancy because of its potential harm to the fetus. However, given ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Fluids: For kids with vomiting and diarrhea, the most common cause will be viral and the best cure is rest and fluids - it can be juice, 7-up, pedialyte, gat... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Herpes: Have you gotten check for herpes and received anti-virals? A lot of time, herpetic lesions can be confused with regular bacterial infections especial... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Theoretically, it is possible to get syphilis from blood transfusion if the donor happen to donate at the time he is circulating the bacteria in his b... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Immidiately: Although certain antibiotics interact with birth control pills to render them less effective, Keflex is not really among those notorious for doing so.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: Unfortunately. These are caused by 2 different viruses that can be acquired by the same means - respiratory spread, or someone sick breathed on you a... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Actually, I should say it depends. If the wart is at or very close to the opening of the urethral meatus (where the urine comes out) and interferes w... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Appendicitis is an emergency. It would need to be removed right away to prevent the infection from spreading - symptoms start at abdominal pain, naus... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Genital herpes causes a bump that eventually turn into a painful blister. Strep b causes a discharge but not any ulceration.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Hiv infects the t-helper cells and leads to their depletion. It does not affect the dendritic cells. Cheilitis or linear ulcers at corner of lips has... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Depends on the sympt: Chlamydia infection in women generally causes vaginal discharge and in men, almost no symptom to minimal discharge. The more symptomatic one is reall... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Unfortunately, pco is a genetic disease and there is no permanent cure for it. However, there are medications of lessen its effect and correct the ho... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Maybe: If it is on the exact same spot as 5 years ago, possibly. Shingles, unfortunately, is not a one time affair. It has a tendency to come back whenever... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: Genital herpes is a local disease and does not get in the blood system to affect your ability to donate blood.
A member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Possibly: Shingles is a recurrence of the chicken pox virus on one particular nerve where it has managed to hide. When it activates, it will follow the course ... Read More
A member asked:
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33 years experience
UTI: It sounds like you just discovered what all the fuss is about the so called uti. Urinary tract infection is the infection of the bladder - it sometim... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: Research has shown that pregnant women with asymptomatic urine infections has higher chances of having a miscarriage if left untreated. Your doctor s... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: It sounds like your infection has progressed into a kidney infection. You will need to see your doctor for an extended course of antibiotics.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Maybe not fungus: Not all that itches is a fungal infection - which is what the Clotrimazole treats. It may also be from eczema, allergy, or another skin condition. U... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Depends: You really need to get it seen by a doctor. Not knowing your history, it may be something as simple as jock itch, which can be treated with a cream o... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: However, a much better choice would be to eat the yogurt rather than using it as a douche. The bacteria will get into your gastrointestinal tract and... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Fungal cream: You can buy otc athlete's foot cream. Their effective ingredients work on almost all fungal infections that affect the skin anywhere in the body, not... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Get lots of rest: You are looking at this problem from the wrong point of view. The shingles is the consequence, not the cause of your problem. It is a recurrence of ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: With the increased use of cipro (ciprofloxacin), (cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin) there are now more bacteria resistant to this antibiotic. You may ha... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: It is fairly common to have herspes outbreak during times of stress, infection with another bug being a very common form of such stress. It is safe t... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Dehydration: This are the early symptoms of dehydration which is responsible for heat stroke when allowed to progress to the extreme.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Maybe: In general herpes is very painful. However, it varies depending on the stage that you notice them. At the vesicular stage or bubbles, they may not h... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Possible strep: There are several causes for sore throat - virus & bacteria - and you may just be unlucky enough to pick them up from your contacts. However, strepto... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
While you're alive: Bechet's disease is a genetic predisposition to having intestinal polyps that can evolve into cancerous growth. You will need regular monitoring to t... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: Age at menopause varies greatly among women but majority falls within the age range of 40-50. It can start as irregular cycles, skipping 1-2 months u... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Lymph nodes: Very likely they are lymph nodes. These glands are the regional headquarters of the soldiers of your immune system when they are fighting an infectio... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Depends: It depends on how fast your hormones recover from the dampening effect of the pills and the timing of your activities. I've known of some who got pre... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Need new antibiotic: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a good choice for your infection. However, there are increasing number of bacteria tht has become resistant to cipro, (ciprof... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Chickenpox is the one spread by exhaling the virus. The virus of shingles is confined to the skin lesion. You can spread it to others by having the ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: Our eyes are really globes with the back part lined by a film called the retina. We really only pay attention to the images in about 50% of its surfa... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No : Hpv or human pappiloma virus is the agent for warts. It multiplies on human skin and therefore will always produce some mark of their presence. It m... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Sorry some meds help: It sounds like you have a condition called post-herpetic neuralgia - the nerves where the shingles hid are still sensitive. It can continue to do so ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Depends: There are several medicine that are active against chlamydia. Azithromycin is the more popular one and it last in your body 10 days that's why it can... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Raw meat: Chicken that is not cooked thru or vegetables that got contaminated by using utensils (knife, cutting board) that was used or not fully washed.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Plenty of factors: There are several reasons for female hair loss = hormonal, genetic, medications, environmental. Some of these can be evaluated by blood tests or look... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
See your doc ASAP: Your symptoms are not just simple uti, which generally mean a bladder infection. It is more consistent with a kidney infection. That needs to get tr... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Possibly: Depends on what bit you and the level of risk of rabies in your community. If it is still a problem in the wildlife of your area and you were bitten ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Your PCP: Your pcp can help you but if you want more specialized help, you can consult an infectious disease doctor.
A member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: The usual side effect of this med is intestinal - nausea, vomiting , poor appetite, bad taste of food. Extreme bodily ache is not common and should ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Yes: The vaccine used in pre and post exposure prophylaxis for rabies are the same. The main difference is the timing and the pre-exposure vaccine is slig... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: If you had been consistent with your intake of bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) it has been proven to prevent pcp close to 99.9% effective... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Maybe: Your headache very likely is a consequence of your sinus congestion, even without drainage. It can be from allergic reaction to inhaled allergen like... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: Allergies are your body's unique reactions to allergens that your body recognizes as foreign to your system. If it is an inhaled allergen, it would c... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
No: The only long term side effect you should be worried about is if the pep didn't work and you still ended up infected. As to the side effects of atrip... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jessica Khan
33 years experience
Normally: Hpv is the agent for warts. Having it is not a death sentence. You can go to your physician and have it burned. For females, it also means yearly ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Khan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Khan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you. I though I we were doing the right things just wanted to make sure.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you so much....not a water drinker but I'll get started!!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! In Thai not test TORCH infections for ALL pregnant wome. My baby died

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

College of medicine univ of the philipp
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Top Infectious Disease Specialist , First Place, Texas - Winter
2013
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