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Dr. Nisheeth Gupta

Internal Medicine - Oncology
Munster, IN
male

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Internal Medicine - Oncology

Hematology and Oncology

Languages spoken

English

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67 Answers
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Sepsis: it means they may. Have a infection most likely staphloccus which is a bacteria found on skin . Common in patients who are admitted in a hospital or ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Breast lump: most likely to be benign like a cyst or adenoma which is also benign . You may want to consider a ultrasound of the breast and or biopsy
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
No: no , if u have no risk factor esp no family history of breast cancer yearly mammogram may not be necessary
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Enlarged tonsil: See a ENT specialist . If it is suspicious it can be removed / or a biopsy done to exclude cancer.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
IBD: Sounds like irritable bowel syndrome. A gastroenterologist can help you to exclude other causes.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Vitiligo: It must be a benign skin disorder (hypopigmentation of skin unrelated to sickle cell . No treatment required.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Dehydration .: Most likely due to loss of electrolytes . Try to drink gatorade/ magnesium supplements . If not better see md to rule out blood clots in the leg veins... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
STRESSFX: If there is no pain do nothing . If painful get MRI of that spot to confirm diagnosis.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Cellulitis: If u shave under the armpit could be skin/ hair follicle infection / if u sweat a lot could be skin infection from skin fungus. Try a skin ointment... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Non cancer: Most likely related to your menstrual cycle. Chance of cancer miniscule, see family doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Trichomonas : Very unlikely to be cancer . Most likely it is trichomonas vaginitis easily treatable. A family doctor or gynecologist can confirm it easily and treat... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Wheezing: Could be asthma, see your md to make sure it is not asthma attack.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Immune (ITP ): Just repeat the immunoglobulins periodically for now and if u get fever/ sweats/ wt loss . See your hematologist asap.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
No: if pregnancy test negative, spotting is common
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
No: Then it is not multisystem :).
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Node: looks like s pelvic inflammatory disease , if , you can try metrogyl vaginal ointment , if persists see gynecologist
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Ibs: Suggest a long acting opioid to control pain with diarrhoea. But may need to get off Adderall and Prozac (fluoxetine) . . There isa also a new drug... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Pale : No/ check the creases on your palm . If pale with white nail beds yes.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Cramping: also get a EGD And a pelvic exam by gynecologist to rule out other causes. IBD is a diagnosis of exclusion
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Viral : it seems you are coming down with the flu virus, but if you don't feel better you must see the doctor.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
4-6 weeks : if chemo completed 2 months . if cured can consider removal of port
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Cyst/lipoma: If no family history , most likely due to a lipoma. If it grows or is bothersome , a minor surgical procedure can remove it.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
HEMATURIA: See a urologist asap. Get a urine test and ultra sound of kidneys to rule out kidney stone / infection.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Back pain: Give it time and back rest . Then see a physiotherapist and start exercise to strenthen bak muscles and get ideal weight and muscle tone. Back brace m... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Low iron: But are you anemic ? If yes consider getting a gastroscpy and colonoscopy .
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Blood: blood transfusion is not used to replace iron ,must be done only if patient is very symtomatic , or in shock, or has blood loss due to trauma or surg... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Mammogram: if u dont feel any lumps and no family history of breat cancer , not required, also mammogram in age 49/60 is controversial
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Thyroid: The, presence of calcification and your age makes it very unlikely it is cancerous
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
None: No precaution except stay hydrated and walk around every 1-2 hours
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Easy bruising: Easy bruising without bleeding is very common esp in athletes/ runners. If otherwise healthy not to worry . If going to have elective surgery let th... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Possible. : Get a liver function test and also a ct or ultrsound of abdomen and xray of hip/ /lumbo sacral spine if pain persists.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Dandruff: Tru selenium sulphide / and neutrogena coal tar shampoo . Avoid too much shampoo/ or hair dryers. Oil maasage of scalp. No hair colors/dyes.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Folliculitis: Could be due to folliculitis/ razor/ burn / allergy to deodorants.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Thyroiditis.: Get a thyroid scan . A short course of steroids might help. Best see a good endocrinologist if possible.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Safe: Yes , but check with your MD and pharmacy
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Sex: it will get better with time , try keegle / pelvic exercisein meanwhile
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Clot: yes if you are young with no medical problems , esp if there is no obvious reason for the clot
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Tachycardia: check thyroid function test if persists get echocardiogram and holter
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Low mcv: This is consistent with alpha thallassemia trait
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Ferritin: You have mild anemia possibly due to iron deficiency and the hb and ferritin reflects that
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Depot: Hard to tell . Be prepared though . It may take afew days to be effective.
A female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Check your blood for: check blood for B Hcg. It should become negative . Methotrexate is right 1-2 doses
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Not much: As long as hemoglobin and hematocrit are normal not to worry. Because of automatic calculations by CBC machines such high/ low results occur of no si... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
IRON DEF ANEMIA: You have 2 conditions, anemia due to iron def most likely due to heavy menses. Elevated liver enzymes may be due to hepatitis. Both conditions link... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
Anal cancer ? : Your oncologist will be best to advise you . But if itis anal cancer then chemo radiation combined may be potentially curable.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nisheeth Gupta
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Oncology
YES: But more important check your thyroid. Low throid (hypothyroidism ) is more likely and easily treatable.

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Dr. Gupta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gupta is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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