Dr. Mahesh Allam

Internal Medicine
Haines City, FL
39 years experience male

Locations

Medical Associates

Lake Wales, FL

Address

1110 Druid Circle, Lake Wales, FL
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

863-439-0066

Medical Associates

Haines City, FL

About

Bio

In medical field for 32 years with experience in Cardio-Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes, Wellness, Weight Management Quality of Life. Working on Health Information Network to reduce waste redundancy in our expensive health care system

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Critical Care

Pulmonology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

Telugu

Doctor Q&A

140 Answers
21 Agrees
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Adrenal disorder : Consider testing your adrenal gland for Cushing disease. Excess cortisol can cause such weight gain & may be related to side effects of medication... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
With caution : Make sure the headache is not due to high blood pressure & the high dose aspirin does not upset your stomach.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Get a CT scan head: 5 weeks is too long. Needs further evaluation. Consult a neurologist & get a CT of the head.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Endocrine disorder : Many possibilities. Recommend a complete physical with your doctor.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Phlebitis : Recommend an doppler ultrasound in Urgent Care or ER to rule out clots (deep vein thrombosis ) Can be serious. Good luck.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
A Hernia: If the swelling disappears when you lie down and massage it, it may be a hernia. May require simple surgery if painful. If not need to be evaluated by... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
? Appendicitis: Appendicitis and gallstones are also possible & should be considered. Have your gyn check you, just in case.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gallstones ?: Possibilities include gallstones, peptic ulcer or kidney stones. Would need an office consultation to confirm.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: Not recommended. Try relaxation techniques & meditation /prayer. Consult a sleep specialist or counsellor.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Likely: There are multiple factors involved in determining disability. Medical issues are very important but current fiscal & political views in society also ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Why not !: Its natural & it will calm you down. Have fun !
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cystitis: Bladder infection, may be chlamydia may need antibioitcs in the meanwhile drink lots of cranberry juice & may try Azo which is over counter.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Congratulations: Very likely may be early for morning sickness but a pregnancy test from the pharmacy may confirm.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Normal: If the TSH rises above 5, consider hypothyroidism ( weakening of the thyroid gland) & may require thyroxine supplementation. Discuss with her primary... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Ligament sprain: You may have a ligament sprain which can cause swelling, bruising and pain apply ice pack, rest for a few days and use a soft knee brace when standin... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pericarditis ?: Check with your physician or a cardiologist to rule out this condition. You may need an ekg & chest xray. There are other possibilites as well & wou... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gallstones ?: Possibilities include gallstones, peptic ulcer or kidney stones. Would need an office consultation to confirm. Pain in shoulder could be radiating fr... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Torn ligament: You may have a torn ligament in the ankle. Get an xray and may need a boot or cast to help heal the tear.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
ER evaluation: Appears to be related to blood flow. Recommend an immediate er visit.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: Thyroid profile is normal. Eliminate caffiene & other stimulants in your diet and follow up with your doctor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Peptic ulcer: Ulcers in the stomach can cause pain and nausea in early mornings. Avoid alcohol and consider Tums (calcium carbonate) before bed. See a doctor if no... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Normal: He is growing and needs nutrition. Dont worry, feed him as much as he needs & do not starve him. He may be a future football player. Of course follow... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pleurisy: Pain referred to the shoulder could originate from the diaphragm. See your doctor & get an chest xray. Need to consider pneumonia & also clots in t... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
? tonsillitis: Consider tonsillitis or pharyngitis. Recommend you have it checked by your primary physican and you may need antibiotics.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Diabetes: Get checked for diabetes with a fasting blood glucose & hba1c by a good internist. Sometimes the blood sugar can be normal in the fasting state. If y... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Muscle/tendon tear: Could have a quadriceps or hamstring muscle or tendon tear. See an orthopedic specialist.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Many reasons: Peptic ulcer in stomach...Stop Ibuprofen & use an antacid gallstones pancreatitis see your doctor right away.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gastritis: Would try Prilosec daily for a week and if no improvement visit your gastroenterologist. Avoid alcohol and smoking as well.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Hernia: Possible hernia. Lie on your back and gently massage the area and feel for a lump. If pain increases over the next hour, see a doctor, may require... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Does not matter: Unless its a different guy each time.. In that case a paternity test would solve that issue. Good luck.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Complex answer: Using the current system & increasing coverage will not work. The new system will have a large primary care base for prevention and early detection o... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pneumonia: This may explain the cough & pain. The lump may be a bruise, however certainly recommend a chest xray and doctor visit.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Oral fluids: Water & cool drinks. Do not use steam or hot vapors. Consult his pediatrician.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: Any chronic irritation of the skin can cause a break with subsequent scar formation & keloid. Consult a dermatologist to rule out skin cancer.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Low fat diet: Avoid high fat content & milk products. Diarrhea is a common for the first week. If it persists, Questran (cholestyramine) can help reduce bloating ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Tendonitis: A strained muscle in the rotator cuff can be the cause. Rest & Ibuprofen should relieve the pain but if it lingers more than a week, consult your ph... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Annual physical: I recommend a cmp ( complete metabolic panel ) CBC ( complete blood count ) urine analysis thyroid profile , vitamin b12, Folic Acid and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Red top: A plain tube ( red top) that does not have any anti-coagulant. This allows the blood to clot and the serum to seperate, for testing.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sleep paralysis: May be associated with hypnagogic or hypnophompic hallucinations. Consult a sleep disorder specialist.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gastritis: Would try Prilosec daily for a week and if no improvement visit your gastroenterologist. Avoid alcohol and smoking as well.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Seborrheic keratosis: Apply cortisone or triamcinolone cream twice daily. If no improvement consult your doctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Antibiotics : Antibiotics are available in liquid form & can work as well.
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A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Patellar tendonitis : The patellar tendon may be inflamed but there could be a meniscus tear as well. Consult an Orthopedic specialist.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Sit ups: Smaller meals with abdominal crunches with sit ups recommended.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: Standards of care refer to the normal & usual treatment of a medical condition in a community. Protocols by ahqr provide studies to streamline thera... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Gall bladder: An infection can cause the blood sugar to fluctuate. Right sided abdominal pain may be related to the gall bladder, appendix or colon. Suggest an e... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Yes: You could be pregnant with bleeding. Not a good sign. Please see your Gyn or primary doctor immediately or go to Urgent care or ER.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Peptic ulcer : Increased acid secretion with meals can cause stomach pain. Consider antacids & conside an upper endoscopy if no response.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Bile duct disorder : Obstruction of the bile duct can cause pale stools with poor absorption of food & diarrhea. Gallstones may be a cause. Consider a thorough evaluat... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Aspiration : Highly unlikely to cause major injury. Should clear with cough. If symptoms persist beyond a few days, get a chest xray at your doctor.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Allam is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Allam is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks for your answer. He had camera today. 3 weeks ago he also lost load s of blood from back passage. Would you know why
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, Jamaica
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

HOWARD UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Top General Internist, Second Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top General Internist, First Place, Orlando Region - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

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