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Dr. Binny Koshy

Nephrology and Dialysis
Bethpage, NY
25 years experience male

Locations

Queens Nassau Nephrology

Mineola, NY

Address

Suite 111, Mineola, NY
Directions

Fax

515-745-1534

Queens Nassau Nephrology

Bethpage, NY

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

Malayalam, Tamil

Doctor Q&A

55 Answers
6 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
25 years experience
Groin pain: Get evaluated by physician to make sure you don't have hernia. Unlike to be kidney. But need to be examined by physician.
A 28-year-old male asked:
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Study: Nephrology: study of kidneys / physiology and pathology dialysis: is a procedure / treatment done in pts with kidney failure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Fluid collection : It could mean involvement of kidney in an infection / pyelonephritis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
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Muscular : Most likely neuromuscular origin. If pain persists and is sharp shooting pain in the flanks to the groin it could be kidney stone. It's not common tho... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Prostate: Prostrate gland is found in males and is at the neck of the urinary bladder.
A 19-year-old male asked:
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? Hair follicle: Most likely infected hair follicle. Please get it checked by your doctor.
A 23-year-old female asked:
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Google : Just look up online for nephrologists in your area and call them. Most if not all nephrologists accept medicare.
A 46-year-old female asked:
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Likely nothing : May need to repeat ua if persists. Likely cells present.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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No specific: There is no specific time. Keep in mind to have electrolytes checked.
A 32-year-old male asked:
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Creatinine: It's good your creatinine is better. It snow close to normal. I don't know what ketobest is ?
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Discharge: No it is unlikely from kidney disease.
A 57-year-old female asked:
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Adenoms: It could be an adrenal adenoma. Further testing should be done.
A 48-year-old member asked:
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Low: Tea has potassium but its considered low potassium beverage.
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Pregnancy: It is normal to see some changes in the kidney during pregnancy as the uterus gets bigger. But decreased amniotic fluid is a different concern. You sh... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
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Low sodium: Several conditions and medications can cause low sodium. You need further test and urine test.
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Cancer: Life expectancy can vary depending on the degree of involvement. Please speak with your urologist and oncologist.
A 58-year-old female asked:
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Proteinuria : Food does not cause proteinuria. Diabetes and hypertension are two common causes of proteinuria and dietary modification is required for them.
A 55-year-old female asked:
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Dehydration: Yes severe dehydration can cause these symptoms especially in the elderly.
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Genetic: It could be genetic or that's what you were born with. If any other concern then should have a repeat sonogram in 6 months to rule out possibility of ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
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Biotin: No. Should be fine. Avoid excessive use of any meds.
A 21-year-old female asked:
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Blood work: Regular blood work - metabolic panel will reveal blood sugar and kidney function. If abnormal get immediate help.
A 28-year-old female asked:
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GI: Make sure you don't have any GI issues. See a GI specialist if you have not seen one yet.
A 53-year-old male asked:
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Hypertension: You can take them together or try splitting the BP meds. I cannot advise you on the anti depressant meds b.
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Urologist : That question should be answered only by the surgeon who performed the surgery especially if there was any issues during or after surgery.
A 29-year-old male asked:
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Testosterone : Androgel and monitor labs as recommended.
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Test: It could be just a normal variation or irregularity of your cycle. You should get a pregnancy test if in doubt or if you think you could be.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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May need repeat labs: If the bacteria in the culture report was sensitive to the antibiotics that was prescribed then it should be fine. If your symptoms persist would get ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
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Urology: No this is not normal. You may want to check with your urologist if you have persistent pain.
A 31-year-old male asked:
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Connected: Diagnostic procedures and treatments for heart can affect the kidney function and people with severe kidney disease most likely also have cardiac issu... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Kidneys: Study of normal physiology and pathology/diseases of kidneys.
A 50-year-old male asked:
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Kidney stone : Your symptoms most likely is GI related though some of it can be from kidney stones. You can get test done for evaluation and see your doctor.
A 39-year-old female asked:
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Stone: That most likely is not the cause of your pain but you have to drink a lot of fluids if no other contraindications. Follow up with the doctor.
A 38-year-old female asked:
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Stones: While it is possible that you have pain from the kidney stones it could e totally unrelated. Have yourself evaluated and very small stones if present... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
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Fever: Acetaminophen is used to lower temp. More importantly if fever persists its important you get checked out.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Healthy life: Keep you blood pressure under good control, avoid excessive weight gain, blood sugar control and avoid excessive use of nsaids.
A 47-year-old male asked:
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Doubt kidney pain: I highly doubt it's kidney pain. How do you know its your kidneys ? Keep yourself well hydrated. If pain persists in the the mid back (if that's... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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Vague symptoms: All of these are very vague symptoms. If you think you could be pregnant you need to get a pregnancy test. If urinary symptoms persists then you need ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
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Stone: You can have hydronephrosis for a while after procedure. But it will get better if not follow up with urologist.
A male asked:
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Heart: It's a blood pressure medication which works by slowing down the heart rate.
A 34-year-old female asked:
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Stone : There is not definite answer. It varies. Speak to the urologist and have serial tests done.
A 42-year-old member asked:
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Surgical vs non sur: Urology is a surgical field and nephrology is a non surgical field.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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UTI: Maintains personal hygiene and drinking a lot of fluids may help. Get urinanalysis and culture if no improvement in symptoms.
A 16-year-old male asked:
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Not known: Half life of magnesium citrate is not clearly known. It's not possible to state how long they last in the system.
A 37-year-old member asked:
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Hypertension: Kidney diseases of various causes, electrolyte imbalance, hypertension and certain endocrine disorders.
A 60-year-old female asked:
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Depends: Use of acei are restricted if the kidney function is declining especially if nearing dialysis. Should discuss with your nephro gist to see if it needs... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
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Be cautious : I don't think you need to take any protein supplements to gain weight. Protein supplements if taken excessively an be harmful especially with liver di... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Binny Koshy
25 years experience
Proteinuria: Protein crea ratio approximately tells us how protein may be there in a 24 hour urine sample. A random sample or urine protein divided by random urine... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Koshy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Koshy is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank u very much I didn't know what to do my doctor is out of office for the next few weeks so thank u very much for your answer
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Thanks for your quick reply! Im having an ultrasound done today for my kidneys an bowel
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Gonna ask her peds to refer her to nephrology

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Mangalore University, Kasturba Medical College, India
Graduated 1997MD

Awards

Top Nephrologist, First Place, New York - Summer
2013
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