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Dr. Raj Borade

Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
FL
20 years experience

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Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

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Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine - Hepatology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

61 Answers
30 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Possible : Hi, there are 3 queries asked. 1) an MRI of the groin will show the joints the soft tissues ; also the respective part of the pelvis; abdomen. 2) usua... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
No: Hi, it's usually abnormally low calcium levels that cause neuromuscular irritability as manifested by tetany and muscular twitching.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Absolutely: Absolutely no alcohol. Low salt diet. Avoid constipation.No contact sports. Hep b;a vaccination.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes: Hi, your alt levels are high that implies that your liver is getting damaged .Depending upon the subtype of the hep c virus ; the stage of liver dama... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Multiple symptoms: Liver disease has a multitude of symptoms. In the early phases it can be nonspecific like tiredness, lack of appetite ; energy, distaste for cigarette... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Depends: Hi, usually after a perforated appendix the resultant pus spreads all over in the abdomen. So the surgeon has to go in; examine ;clean all the involve... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Cough/wheeze/hoarse: There is a defined association between gerd and aspiration leading to asthmatic symptoms, chronic cough, chronic hoarseness, pharyngitis, laryngitis, ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Prolapse/ hemorhoids: It's possible that it's a hemorrhoid. Hemorrhoids can be internal or external and they can bleed. Sometimes the rectal mucosa can prolapse d... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Hepatitis: Hi, liver inflammation is a very common term. Depending upon the underlying cause of this inflammation treatment can be directed. Most common causes a... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See a GI: Hi, i did not see that an egd was done in the procedures that you have listed. I think u need to see a GI to determine if it's indicated. Also please ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Change laxative: Hi, psyllium which is the ingredient in isabagol is a fiber laxative and retains fluid in the colon to prevent constipation. It can cause bloating. Pe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Go 2 the ED now : Hi, you need to go to the hospital right now. Your description could be a multitude of things but more importantly it could be a infection of the bili... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Dentist-ENT -Gi : Bad breath is called as halitosis and tooth decay is a very common cause of it. I would first get the teeth fixed so that there are no cavities. Inspi... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Be on the alert: Hi, it seems like the shrimp shell might have caused some local trauma and was probably dislodged when you threw up. Its very important to make sure t... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See doc urgently: In the absence of trauma, this could be a manifestation of internal inflammation particularly the pancreas( cullens sign and grey turners sign--- goog... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes u can. : Simethicone which is the active medication in gas-x is not absorbed. Just don't take it beyond the maximum advised as it can cause diarrhoea. Hope t... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Unlikely but: Hi, the manometry is the diagnostic test for achalasia. Imaging tests are usually adjuvant for the diagnosis but are not diagnostic. There are a few s... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See a GI: The differential for this constellation of symptoms is large and could be anything from organic disease to functional disorders like irritibale bowel ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Fissure: Most likely you have an fissure. It's when u have small tear in the lining of the anus. Starts with an especially hard stool that u strain to evacuat... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Peg tube/j tube: Hello, these are various methods of enteral feeding in a pt with different indications. Peg-tube( per-cutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube) is usuall... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Further w/u: Hi, post treatment for h pylori eradication needs to be confirmed. Then further work up needs to be done as you still have the same symptoms. If a gas... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
ASAP : Hi, if you think you have a stomach ulcer please see a doctor as soon as possible. Though i not sure how you came to that conclusion. Hope this helps... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Small Intestinal inf: Hi, infectious small intestinal inflammation depending upon the pathogen can last till the infectious organisms has been eradicated. Though this is no... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
No. : Hi, in the first few weeks after a gall bladder removal a few pts may get some diarrhea but this resolves soon. Over time most patients who have had ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See your physician : Hi, the symptoms could be due to inflammation of the urinary bladder (due to infection- cystitis) or due to irritation of the bladder from an inflamed... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Monitor: Hi, its difficult to clinically make a call if the diarrhea is c diff related or not. Clindamycin on its own can cause diarrhea. The best course of ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Consult physician : Hi, the causes of this pain are too numerous. It also seems like u r taking Nexium (esomeprazole) so acid peptic disorders have been considered. A gas... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See your doctor: Hi, yes it could be a virus. As it has been going on for about 7 days i would consult with your paediatrician. Usually virus related gastroenteritis a... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Chronic diarrhea : Hi, the probiotic can help but make sure that other causes of chronic diarrhea have been ruled out, particularly intestinal infections ; infestations... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Bariatric surgeon : Yes general surgeons who have special training can do it. Most often though bariatric surgeons do lap band surgery. Gi doctors are not trained to do t... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
EGD pt info : Please follow all the instructions provided by your endoscopy team, particularly their instructions regarding pre-op medicines and if you are on any ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Possible : Hi, it's quite possible that this is related to anxiety. It's prudent though to rule out other possible causes of palpitations. Please consult your pc... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes it can be: The symptoms can be mild but if they progress to vomiting then u need to contact the physician who prescribed it. Also symptoms should resolve when ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Consult hepatologist: Hi, you are correct the first thing you need to do is confirm if you really have hep c. This usually done by a hep c RNA viral load pcr test in the th... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See ur hepatologist: Hi, to distinguish between fluid retention ; antibiotic as a cause of ur abdo swelling you will need a physical exam by the doc who is familiar with y... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Laryngo -endo: Hi, a panendoscopy by an ENT which also includes a laryngoscopy is the first step in management and likely to give you the biggest bang for your buck... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Unlikely. : Hi, it's unlikely but not knowing the exact probiotics or multivitamins we can't say that to a 100% certainty. Please consult the physician who prescr... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Further w/u needed: Hi, based on the constellation of symptoms ; signs u have, further work up would be required. Please see a GI particularly if you are loosing weight, ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See ur pcp ; GI: The maroon coloured stool could be blood. If that is the case then it will need further investigations. Please see your primary care and a GI physicia... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Diarrhea : Hi, are you able to keep up with the fluid loss by drinking(oral rehydration sols). If not u need to go to er immediately. The commonest cause of wate... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Physical exam : It could be due to gaseous distension, but the only absolute way of getting it sorted out is a physical examination and then possible imaging as thou... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
No: Probiotics are not supposed to help with cleaning your bowels if that's what you are asking. They r suppose to beneficially change the gut flora.... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Hi, most likely it is hemorrhoidsl bleeding. Hemorrhoids-2 types internal ;external. Avoid constipation(increase fiber). B4 we blame it on hemorrhoid... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Diarrhea see PCP: Hi, is she able 2 keep up with the fluid loss by drinking(oral rehydration sols). If not u need to go to er immediately. Commonest cause of watery dia... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
See the surgeon: Hi, pain at the abdominal incision site after the site has healed could be from various causes. The most common would be the formation of an incisiona... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Not usually: With gall bladder removal, there is usually no need for bile salt replacement as the liver has the capacity to increase the production of the bile sal... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Diarrhea: I would see a gi. The symptoms from food poisoning improve with time and you are still having diarrhea. Please see the same doctor that u saw for the ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Diarrhea: Yes. I would be worried. The causes are too many and too varied 2 weeks is a pretty long period. I would make sure that u get yourself checked ou... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Possible, see a GI: Hi, the symptoms can fit a picture of lymphocytic colitis( lymphocytic colitis falls under the umbrella of microscopic colitis), most people present w... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Borade
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Consult hepatologist: Hi, the tests and the clinical symptoms that you describe warrant further work up by an experienced hepatologist. The possibilities are too numerous t... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Borade is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Borade is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! He did have an endoscopy but I thought they only biopsied the stomach.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Colon and endoscopy soon for VSG surgery prep. I'll be patient. Thanks
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This saved my life. Thank You! I really appreciate you, doctor. Culsulting with you is the choice.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

D Y PATIL
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

ORLANDO HEALTH

Residency

Norfolk and Norwich university hospital , Norwich, United Kingdom

Awards

Top Gastroenterologist, Third Place, National - Spring
2014
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