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Dr. Victor Yang

Gastroenterology
Houston, TX
38 years experience male

Locations

HDDC

Houston, TX

Address

7737 SW Freeway, Suite 840, Houston, TX
Directions

About

Bio

I am the first GI doctor in Houston. I speak Mandarin and Spanish.

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.

Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

77 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Check directions: You should not break up medication pill or empty out capsules unless the package insert of the manufacturer state that it can be done. If you do not h... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Consult a doctor: Depending on the length of time of your symptoms, the quality of the symptoms and whether there are any warning signs such as bleeding, fever, you may... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
What is usual: The severity of hangover is usually related to the amount of alcohol consumed. Other factors that can have an influence include body mass, underlying ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Switch: If you are not getting satisfactory answers from your doctor then one solution is to switch to another doctor. Alternatively you can get a second opi... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Fluids: Drink more fluids will often help constipation. Occasional use of laxatives is not harmful.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Reevaluate for cause: Recurrent infection may signal incomplete treatment or underlying illness such as inflammatory bowel disease. See a specialist for evaluation.
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A female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Could be IBS: The symptoms you describe may be consistent with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Especially if you have no other worrisome features such as fever, weight lo... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Reflux: The burping certainly is consistent with reflux, however you need medical evaluation for the abdominal pain.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Further tests: Unexplained pain is a matter to be taken seriously. A negative ct while somewhat reassuring should not be the only test done if no satisfactory explan... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
See your OB: Unexplained pain is always of concern. Your symptoms suggest internal irritation. Please see your OB right away!
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Gilbert's syndrome: You may have gilbert's syndrome which is a common cause of isolated and asymptotic bilirubin elevation. Consult with your doctor to exclude other cau... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
IBS: You likely have irritable bowel syndrome, given the length of symptoms and the absence of any alarm signs such as bleeding, fever or weight loss. See ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
See a doctor: Passage of blood is definitely abnormal and should be investigated.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Sometimes happens: It is not unusual for residual symptoms to persist for a while. This may be particularly true for more severe infections. If you have made certain tha... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Not LPR: If you have HIV already then you must exclude other causes of your throat symptoms in particular infections. If you suspect std then you need to see a... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
OK: Probably not unusual. No concern if no pain or bleeding.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
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38 years experience
No: If you test positive and indeed have an active infection ( check with your doctor), you may still work in healthcare if you take appropriate measures ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Ascertain your terms: The ileocecal valve is the junction between the small and large intestine and is an anatomical landmark.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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See doctor: Distension of abdomen is not usual with fibroids. Gaseous bloating is more likely especially if the distension waxes and wanes. See your doctor for ev... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Ulcer or gastritis: Stomach irritations from ulcer or gastritis may be the reason. You should seek medical attention.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Check it out: A simple ovarian cyst should not be causing severe pain. I would check with your gynecologist to confirm
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Gallbladder : Your symptoms (the pain) are suggestive of gallbladder or biliary disease. You should have your doctor check it. Not sure how the infertility may ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
See your doctor: C. Diff. Infections can be severe and difficult to treat. Resistance to Flagyl has become more common. You need to consult with your doctor about poss... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Yes: Like all medicines, pancreatic enzymes can produce side effects such as diarrhea, pain, bloating. Only take medications if needed and under the super... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Be aware: Do not take any medication unless there is a valid need or reason. Always follow the doctor's or manufacturer's directions.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
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Not recognized: Us fat reduction is not a recognized medical procedure. Us in itself is safe.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
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Seek medical advice: Anemia can signal either internal blood loss or inadequate production in the bone marrow or increased destruction by the body. In any event you appear... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
See your doctor: Pain is very often an indication that something is amiss and deserves thorough medical evaluation. See your OB doctor and get checked out now!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
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Maceration: The burning is from maceration of the skin by the diarrhea.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
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See your doctor: Fatigue and narcolepsy may be an indication of sleep disturbance (eg sleep apnea). Nausea and GI distress may or may not be related to this. See your ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No problem: Stool color is determined by the food you eat as well as the bacterial flora. It can range from yellow to brown. What you should watch for is diarrhea... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Yes: Excessive caloric intake (over and above what your body needs) is the primary driver of weight gain. The form of excessive calories (eg sugar) does no... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No: Only prescribed antibiotics have been shown to be effective in the treatment of h. Pylori. Consult your physician.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Depends: The primary concern is dehydrating and electrolyte disturbance. If you are able to keep fluids, not just water, down and keep yourself hydrated then y... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No suppository: Boric acid is used as an otic solution to dry out ears. I am not aware of any use in the form of a suppository. Unless you are doing under medical dir... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No issues: Stool color is determined by the foods you ingest and the bacterial flora in your gut. It can vary from yellow to green to brown. I would be concerned... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No: There is no "cure" for reflux. Symptoms can be controlled with medications. "natural" ingredients may work if they contain acid neutralizers. However... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Check with your OB: The use of medications during pregnancy should be minimized to the absolutely necessary and should be cleared with your OB doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Get it checked: No, injury from over a year ago should have healed. Even if it were from that event it would still be abnormal for it to be painful. Go see your docto... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No limit : Promethazine will not affect the pregnancy test result.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Inflammation: Gastroenteritis is a loose term denoting inflammation of the stomach and small intestine from any cause.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Amitiza (lubiprostone): An equivalent medication would be amitiza (lubiprostone). Check with your doctor to see if it is right for you and if your insurance will cover it. Al... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Many ddx: The differentials are broad including appendicitis, cholecystitis, bacterial peritonitis, diverticulitis a thorough eval in the ed is indicated.
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A female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
See a doctor: Post prandial abdominal pain could indicate a serious problem such as gastric ulcer or cholecystitis . You need to consult a physician.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Possible: Iud devices can cause GI issues but check with your gyn to make sure there have no complications.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
No: Unexplained bruising is not normal. You need check with your OB doctor.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Low likelihood : At age 19 and if without family history cancer is unlikely but colitis is possible. You need to have it checked out.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Possible: Bloating, gas and cramps are common after colonoscopy and may persist for several days. Warning signs to look for are severe pain, fever and bleeding
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Check it out: If dyspepsia symptoms do not respond to conventional therapy it is time to see your doctor
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
38 years experience
Check with OB: "weird" symptoms during pregnancy are not unusual in of themselves especially if they spontaneously remit. You should check with your OB however t... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. yang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. yang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! They didn't do much because I don't have insurance. That is how I feel
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Thanks for your quick reply! Gallbladder already removed. I meant to say :Can't reproduce the pain
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Thanks for your quick reply! no more bleeding n no BM . Go see doc Tues there not forsure y yet

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, IL
Graduated 1984MD

Residency

Type in hospital

Awards

Top Gastroenterologist , First Place, Texas - Summer
2013
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