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Dr. Mahesh Allam

Internal Medicine
Haines City, FL
37 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

189 Answers
28 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pleuritic catch: Several possibilities. The pain may be related to irritation of the pleura (lining of the lung) or ribs or muscles around the scapula. A chest x ray ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Asthma: You will need a proper evaluation by your doctor including a chest xray & tests for asthma. Swelling in the neck on the left side may represent a prom... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Can be cured: Hepatitis B can be cured with new medications available now. Eliminates the risk of cirrhosis and liver cancer.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No: Normal BP is 120/80 reduce salt intake, lose weight & walk regularly. Consult your doctor as well. Good luck.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Spine specialist: Scoliosis can cause chronic discomfort and pain. A spine specialist can give you the best course of treatment, but avoid surgery if possible. Good luc... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
6 to 10 weeks: Will need at least 6 weeks of rehabilitation. Consider a brace to stabilize the knee when you get back to work.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Severe anemia: Very low hemoglobin (anemia) can cause tired feeling and shortness of breath. You need to find out why you have anemia. Could be losing blood somewher... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pregnancy : Always get a pregnancy test if you missed your period. Dont drink to cause a blackout.... Especially around male friends.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Gallstones ?: Possibilities include gallstones, peptic ulcer or kidney stones. Would need an office consultation to confirm. Pain in shoulder could be radiating in... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Have it removed and checked by a pathologist. Maybe a simple lipoma ( a fat pad) or a more serious situation. Good luck.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Edema: Swelling in feet & legs could be related to retention of fluids in the body. Causes may be related to heart, liver or kidney disease. Consult a physi... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Poor circulation: Poor circulation ( peripheral arterial disease - pad) can cause pain in legs, feet on walking. Smoking is a common cause, as well as diabetes.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: There are certain blood disorders that can cause high protein levels & high alkaline phosphatase. This can affect weight. Consult a hematologist or a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Danger: Calcium channel blockers like Diltiazem can help control svt. May have less side effect than beta blockers like metoprolol. Would not stop medication... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
GFR: Kidney function is measured by glomerular filtration rate (gfr), creatinine & blood urea nitrogen (bun) normal GFR is 60 %. If GFR is consistently ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Hypoglycemia: Normal blood sugar is 80-100. Have something sweet to eat or drink & consult your physician or endocrinologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
? diabetes: Bladder infection (cystitis) can be treated with antibiotics. Assuming these have not worked, would recommend a check for diabetes with blood & urine ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Platelet disorder ?: Bleeding and red spots may indicate a problem with clotting of blood. May be related to platelet disorder. Suggest you see a hematology specialist.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
? Moon face: May be normal for you but if really concerned you may need testing for cushings disease ( excess cortisol) consider a visit to an endocrinologist or ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Pregnancy test: If you are sexually active a pregnancy test is a must before blaming it on soy milk or hot yoga. If you are not pregnant, check with your doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sinus allergies: Consider allergies with sinus congestion. Claritin may help but if symptoms persist see your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Reactive hyperglycem: The Lantus (insulin glargine) may have lowered your blood sugar and the liver stepped in to produce glucose called the somayaghi effect. May need to ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
? Kidney stone: Possible kidney stone but appendicitis & bladder problems can cause similar symptoms. In addition, an ovarian cyst or inflammation in the fallopian tu... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Need tests: There are many conditions which can cause these symptoms, some of them serious. Suggest a visit to your doctor and blood work to rule out pregnancy,... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Without tube: We can help patients breath using a ventilator. Usually we place a tube in the trachea and attach the ventilator. We also can use a special mask ( CP... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Asthma: Asthma is possible. Patients can get bloating in stomach due to swallowing of air during an attack. Consult your doctor or a lung specialist.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Heart /pinched nerve: At 49, always rule out heart disease with a cardiology consultation and a stress test. A pinched nerve in the neck or arm can cause similar pain.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Knee or back problem: Can represent a mensical or ligament injury in the knee which can cause buckling. Also lower spine (stenosis) can cause sudden weakness in the legs. ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: But a consistent regimen is recommended. Preferably before bedtime.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Fistula: You may have a fistula ( connection between bladder or rectum and vagina ) have a good examination by your gynecologist & may need to consider furth... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sciatic pain: You may have a repeat compression or swelling from recent surgery. Consult the surgeon who performed the surgery. A follow up MRI of the spine may b... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Normal taste buds: The ones in the back are larger than those in the front ! check with your doctor.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Caution: A decongestant like Cetirizine d 12hr can be used for severe sinus congestion for 3-4 days but people with hypertension should be cautious and check... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Diabetes care: Diabetes is a serious long term disease that requires blood test every 3-4 months. Consult a qualified doctor and dietitian. Regular monitoring is ne... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Rotator cuff tear: Use a sling and Ibuprofen for pain. Schedule an appointment with an orthopedic specialist. May need an MRI to confirm diagnosis. Pulled muscle does ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Sarcoidosis is an auto-immune disorder where the body reacts to itself. It can affect any part of the body. Muscle & joint pains can occur & further... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: It depends on the underlying reason for the hypovolemic shock. Eg: bleeding versus cardiac failure versus sepsis.
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sweat: Perspiration & infection can cause smelly feet. Use an anti-perspirant powder after drying your feet & use clean dry socks. Soaking your feet in warm ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
3-6 months: Sadly, based on experience in family members, life expectancy is less than 6 months.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Funny bone: The ulnar nerve on the "funny bone" could have compressed in certain positions. Give it 24 hours, should improve. If not follow up with your doctor.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Keep dreaming: If you are serious about avoiding pregnancy, see a doctor & get proper information.
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Neuropathy or PAD: Could be due to nerve pain related to the sciatic nerve and arthritis in the lower back. Also, poor circulation (pad) can cause these symptoms. Cons... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Any drug that is metabolized in the liver can further damage the liver, if the organ is diseased. Caution.
A member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Stroke ?: Possible early signs of stroke. Recommend er evaluation.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Vertigo: You may be more sensitive to the motion of the bus. Try sitting in the front or get Antivert (meclizine) tablets or scopalamine patch from your doct... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Chronic condition: You need bronchodilators like ventolin inhaler & nebulizer treatment to relieve the wheezing. Sputum needs to be checked for resistant infections like... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Not necessary: Increase your HDL with exercise & reduce tg with reduction of carbohydrate in diet by increasing fruit & vegetables. Avoid large portions of rice & br... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Antibiotics: Have your doctor check the blister & may need a round of antibiotics.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Hepatitis: You may have alcohol hepatitis ( liver inflammation) which can lead to cirrhosis. If you quit, the liver can recover. Consider why you drink so much... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Allam is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 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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Thanks for your quick reply! So im just going to be leaking semen until it stops on its own? Thanks for the reply
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I did see Dr. Martin Freeman at Univ of Min. He has now recom.A TPIAIT

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

Affiliations

American College of Phyiscians
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