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Dr. Jamil Hussain

General Practice
Rockford, IL
61 years experience male

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General Practice

Licenses

United States: Illinois

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

46 Answers
1 Agree
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
A PPI: Try otc Omeprazole 20 -40 mg daily. If necessary add (otc) an h2 blocker (ranitidine). A GI consultation should be considered for endoscopy to exclude... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: The thyroid and iron have no relation with each other. Taking iron will not prevent the onset of thyroid disorders.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: most of the time those deposits are keratin (a natural substance from our skin shedding) especially in over weight people. If you are concerned, then ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Usually not: Sometimes severe reflux disease cause throat pain however.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Bumps on tibia: It is difficult to give an accurate diagnosis without examination and X-rays. From simple osteoma to periateritis nodosa is a long list of differentia... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Some ladies loose a lot of blood during their periods for multiple reasons. They are therefore prone to develop iron deficiency anemia. Before taking ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: It can cause some visible mismatched bleaching.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Usually yes: Some people however, require a larger dose i.e. 40 mg daily. Occasionally an h?2 agent (tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) Axid and pepcid) may be added.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Cyclophosphamide in high doses has more than 80% chance of complete cure of aplastic anemia without the need of bone marrow transplant.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: The stem cells in the bone marrow and peripheral blood can be used. There are two type of stem cell transplants: autologous allogeneic before the t... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
No.: The flare up of herpes is usually unrelated to sex.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: The difference between systolic and diastolic BP is called pulse pressure. The normal range is between 30 - 60 mm. It can be widened for example in de... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Sore in mouth: generally recurrent sores in the mouth are from Herpes simplex virus -A. Most of those are however, painful or at least uncomfortable. There are many ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Nexium (esomeprazole): Depends what was the reason it was prescribed. For an active ulcer disease, usually 8 weeks of therapy is sufficient. However, if it is for GERD (gast... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Liver functions: Both are possible. Need to also exclude alcohol abuse. If you do not drink excessive alcohol the check with your physician (for liver scan, CT etc.)
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: The jnc vii recommendations are a BP of 135/80 or less is normal.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: It is a blood cancer in children. With advances in the treatment the prognosis has improved quite a bit. It used to be universally fatal disease about... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: There has been an (unscientific) study done by hammersmith hospital, london, uk (it carries a prestige like mayo clinic here in the usa). They tested ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: At your age, it is not uncommon to have irregular cycles due as the hormones are still stabilizing. Get a blood test for pregnancy. If it is negative ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Up to 1500 mg of calcium is safe to take per day in a healthy person (normal GI and kidney functions).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: The ayurvedic medicine is mostly practiced in india and I do have have much knowledge about it. I therefore cannot answer this question satisfactorily... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Treat it: Try otc Omeprazole 20-40 mg daily, avoid foods aggravating the condition, if not resolved then see an md.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: One cause of tiredness is iron deficiency. I do not have information on what else present in that iron supplement.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Should work. However there are cheaper and non toxic preparations available.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Pain: The question is not clear. Upper right side of what? Head, neck, chest, abdomen or back? Need clarification before I could answer
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
ASD: This could become a serious issue. Consult another cardiologist and if still unclear get to a university hospital.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Bleeding: From the description it appears you have periodontal disease (bleeding gums). Improve oral hygiene and also consult your dentist. Some uncommon condit... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Biotin shampoo, still better, selsen shampoo will produce the desirable resolution of the condition.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: From your description it appears that an infection has set in. Most of those infections are caused by skin bacteria. Levofloxacin 500 mg once a day sh... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Tubal pregnancy is one of the known adverse effect of the implant. Nausea has also been described up to 10% (reported in some studies). Gall bladder d... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Athelet's foot, jock itich and ringworm.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Cough: Unfortunately most (prescribed by physicians) cough suppressants have sedative effects. The 'Dayquil and Nightquil' popular OTC brands have enough alc... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: The short answer is yes (of course no if you have any history of salicylate allergy).
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: It is a sign of aspiration, treat the condition more aggressively with medication, eat lighter dinner, raise head of bed by 6-8 inches (not by extra p... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: It is not a painful process for most patients.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
No: B1, b6 and B12 have been tried without any beneficial role.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Iron pills generally are given for (iron deficiency) anemia. The pills have nothing to do with your bp.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Iron sulfate and iron fumerate are the more commonly prescribed iron pills. The fumerate compounds are more easily absorbed and are more easy on the G... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Endoscopy: Try otc Omeprazole 20 mg daily and see a gastroenterologist for a possible upper endoscopy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Stopping Clonazepam: Depends upon the dose used. However, it is recommended that the medicine be weaned off as abrupt stoppage can lead to a seizure spell. Check with you... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
Painful toe: joggers sometimes get 'stress' fractures (though they are relatively longer bones of the foot). Get an X-ray. Other possibility includes tendinitis. I... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
IUD: Most IUD have a higher bleeding for the first 3 - 4 months and after it usually settles. The risk of endo-cervical and endometrial infection slightly ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Most (especially in male) baldness is inherited. You could skip one, two or many generations and then suddenly the gene shows up. There is a hormonal... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
DUB: Get Pregnancy test. If negative, repeat after 1-2 weeks and if still negative have your prolactin checked but still better get evaluated by your Ob. G... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jamil Hussain
General Practice 61 years experience
See below: Skipping beats occasionally is not uncommon, however, heart burns, by some studies (gerd) is a risk factor for heart disease. See a cardiologist.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hussain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hussain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much. We've checked BP and it's been 99/64
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Bahuddin Zakaria University, Nishtar Medical College, Pakistan
Graduated 1961MD

Awards

Top General Practitioner, Third Place, National - Spring
2014
Top Doctor, Third Place, Rockford Region - Spring
2014
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