Dr. Charles Saha

Gastroenterology
NEW YORK, NY
30 years experience male

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Office

NEW YORK, NY

Address

120 East 86th Street, 2nd Floor Suite, NEW YORK, NY, US
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Thursday: 7:00am - 4:00am
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Fax

(212) 427-2008

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Specialties
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Gastroenterology

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

94 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Esophageal stricture: The symptoms are consistent with a stricture of the esophagus. You need to be seen by a gastroenterologist and get an evaluation. They may need to p... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Illness: Avoid contact with your mucus membranes (noes and mouth) after contacting others (either handshake, public door knobs, next to someone who has coughed... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Meloxicam: There are potential gastrointestinal side effects with the use of meloxicam, including gastrointestinal bleeding, ulcer and/or perforation.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Nasal fluid: These symptoms should be evaluated by an ENT physician. On physical examination, including with a nasal endoscopy, they can determine if the fluid is... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Scapula: Did you perform heavy exercise? It may be that you strained the muscles supporting the scapula. The pain going to the arm is due to radiation from t... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Malaise: Typically, symptoms such these require an evaluation by a doctor. They should include blood pressure evaluation both sitting and standing and blood t... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Stool change: Go to your doctor to have the stool analyzed for ova and parasites, occult blood, and culture and sensitivity.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Pregnant: It could mean that you are dehydrated. Drink some fluids and call your obstetrician right away to have yourself evaluated.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Dizziness: There are a few inconsistencies in your symptoms that you relate. If you have a fever, then by definition, you are "sick". You should have an evalua... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Pyloric stenosis: This is typically treated with a surgical procedure to open the channel for the food to pass into the small intestine.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Liver testing: With the situation of elevation of liver enzymes and white blood cells, this requires a follow up with a physician to rule out an infection. Further ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Sore throat: You should have an evaluation by a physician who may elect to perform a throat culture. It may even be a viral culture if the appearance is consisten... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Palpitations: Go to see a cardiologist to obtain a cardiogram and an echocardiogram to look for evidence of ischemia or a leaky heart valve.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Filling: A nerve may have been injured. Go back to the dentist and have him take a look. Otherwise, rule out an infection.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Anemia: Anemia can cause dizziness. You should see your doctor to test your hemoglobin levels. At the time of menses, patients lose more blood. It is best ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Knee pain: If the knee joint has swelling or movement causes pain, then it may indicate some injury. That may include a meniscus tear. Go to your doctor to hav... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Dosage is too high: should only take up to 1000mcg daily
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Abdominal pain: You should call your obstetrician for an immediate appointment to rule out any problems with your pregnancy. They will probably perform a pelvic sono... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Twitching: For further evaluation of twitching of the fingers, sometimes an evaluation by a neurologist is helpful. They may perform an EMG to determine if ther... Read More
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A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Barrett's: Have you had a recent endoscopy to assess the status of the Barrett's esophagus? Also do you follow an anti-reflux dietary modification program?
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Knee pain: You may have injured yourself by the "movement in the wrong way". That may include a meniscus tear. Go to your doctor to have it examined. Sometime... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Ulcers: I am presuming that what you are describing are viral in origin. Sometimes they are referred to as aphthous ulcers. They come out anytime. For reas... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Mammography: Please have the area examined to rule out a breast related problem. See your doctor and they can determine after an examination if you need further t... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
UTI: It could be that you have an urinary tract infection. Go to the doctor, have a urine sample taken with a culture.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Knees: Noise can sometimes emanate from movement of joints and usually represent joint fluid moving around. If there is no pain or swelling, then it likely ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Menses: I would have an evaluation by your gynecologist to have a pelvic examination and/or pelvic ultrasound.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Incompl evacuation: You will need to be seen by a gastroenterologist to determine the cause of your incomplete evacuation. Further testing may include a flexible sigmoid... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Constipation: You should have an evaluation by your internist or a gastroenterologist. They will obtain a dietary history and decide if further testing is required... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Stomach pain: It may be that you cause some type of irritation as a result of heavy intake of alcohol. Schedule a visit with your doctor to see if you have gastri... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Eye pain: You should have an evaluation by an ophthalmologist to rule out whether you have corneal abrasion from a foreign body.
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Food poisoning: Since you do not feel anything at this time, you do not have to do anything. But if you start having symptoms then you should see your primary care t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Hepatomegaly: There are a number of causes of enlargement of the liver. In your case, it may be due to being overweight-a condition called fatty liver. The best w... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Bleeding: If you have signs of internal bleeding, then go to the nearest ER and they will evaluate you. They will perform blood testing, support your blood pre... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Incomplete evacuatio: Incomplete evacuation-you should have an evaluation by your internist or gastroenterologist. They will perform a physical examination and decide if y... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Abd pain: You should have an evaluation by your gynecologist to make sure that you are not having any post-operative issues such as an infection.
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A male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Cirrhosis: Have a visit with your liver specialist. It is concerning that you are having a decreased output of urine relative to your fluid intake. You may nee... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Burning throat: These symptoms should be evaluated by an ENT physician. On physical examination, including with a nasal endoscopy, they can determine if the burning ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Hair loss: It is normal postpartum to have hair loss but you should go to the doctor to make sure everything is alright with your thyroid and iron levels. Also ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Comedones: You should have them evaluated by your internist or a dermatologist. They will come up with a plan for treatment and prevention.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Parasite: You have to go to a lab and provide a sample with these worms to have them identified so that the doctor can treat appropriately.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Alkaline phosphatase: This is a non-specific elevation that is not in an alarming range.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Dysphagia: I would recommend that see an Ear, Nose and throat specialist. They can evaluate if the nature of the problem comes from the throat area or further d... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Pregnant: Ovulation usually occurs midcycle. So calculate about 10 days from the start of your last period and then start having relations with your partner fo... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
?UTI: Leukocyte esterase is a product of white blood cells. It may be a sign of a urinary tract infection. Ask to have a urine culture performed and if the... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Flank pain: Flank pain may represent an infection of the kidney. An evaluation by a physician is necessary to establish a diagnosis. They may collect a sample o... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Protonix (pantoprazole): Your physician may have given you Protonix (pantoprazole) for your symptoms, even if your endoscopy did not show "acid reflux".
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Sinus pressure: It sounds as if you have a sinus infection. Have a look at by your physician. They will examine your sinus area with a speculum or a tiny endoscope ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Menses: Check with your gynecologist, they may want to perform a pelvic ultrasound to rule out a fibroid or other process.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Overweight: Being overweight can cause shortness of breath with exertion. More calories are required for basic metabolic functions. In addition, the weight const... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Saha
Gastroenterology 30 years experience
Hip: The lump that you describe may represent a lipoma. It could also represent a cyst. To be certain, have it looked at in person by a physician.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Saha is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Aug 3, 2015
Very thorough and informative.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you Dr. Chareles, I will follow your advice, thank you again
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for the reply and advice. I will set up an appointment!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much dr. Charles Saha.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

NEW YORK-PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Awards

America' Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Medical Society of the State of New York
American Gastroenterologcal Association
American College of Physician
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