Dr. Farrah Ahmad

Internal Medicine
Sterling Heights, MI
20 years experience female

Locations

Farrah F Ahmad MD PLLC

Sterling Heights, MI

Address

34220 Ryan Rd, Sterling Heights, MI, United States
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: Closed
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About

Bio

I am a Primary Care Physician, I am currently working at Beaumont Troy. I enjoy travelling.

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.

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

138 Answers
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Menstrual cycle: Hello, the consistency of the discharge changes according to your hormones during the cycle. When its thin, you are likely ovulating and that makes it... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Mostly patients and congestive heart failure or either have to keep cardio or intrafibrillation. By patients could be in sinus bradycardia, besides me... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Tremors: Shaking off the hands is called tremors, it can be related to anxiety, liver disease, neurologic disease. Some people also have benign tremors. You ne... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Imaging: Hi, If pain persists or you are concerned about tendon rupture, an ultrasound might be able to tell tendon healing vs changes
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Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: Hello, around this time in Michigan allergies are very common due to flying pollen in the air. If your symptoms of nasal congestion and phlegm are ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
You are good: Conception can take upto a year. You are on the right track.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Ct report: Do you have the ct report for repeat ct scan. Because it will show worsening or abscess if its getting worse
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A female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
OCPs: If you are not trying to concieve, you could try birth control pills, they regulate menstruation. And start talking iron tablets.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Birth-control pills: You could use the birth control pills. The three monthly one. If you use those you only bleed after three months, but you can stop them after your tri... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Our stress and anxiety level, also our diet and exercise level can affect our hormones. Hormonal variation can affect your monthly flow.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
GI DR: If its lot of blood you could be having hemorrhoids, crohns and ulcerative colitis can give you blood too. You might need to see a GI dr for rectal ex... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Size: Depends on size of stone. If its bigger than 5mm, it might not pass.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Vitamin C: Usually taking vitamin c helps with cold and flu symptoms. So, anything with oranges would help.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Not terribly high: Even though your numbers are not bad, it's good to get evaluated. Sometimes mild increase in CPK is due to aggressive muscular activity, also fibromy... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Uterine condition: After D and C , Uterine lining can get disrupted. And instead there might develop fibrous tissue called asherman syndrome
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Dysfunctional uterine bleed: If this is your normal menstruation cycle, then you might have something called dysfunctional uterine bleeding. You should get evaluated cause bleedin... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Not necessarily: Irregular bleeding can be because of multiple other reasons. If you are concerned you can get retested for it.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
GI work up: Migraine with vomiting can cause esophageal tear, but dark brown or coffee color vomit suggests upper esophageal/ stomach bleed, needs gastroenterolog... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Musculoskeletal: The way you are describing the pain, it seems like it's musculoskeletal
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Rest less leg syndrome: Hello, it could be that you have something called restless leg syndrome. In this condition when the legs are resting and you go to bed, you feel disco... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Endometriosis: If you are getting abdominal cramps and diarrhea, irregular bleeding could be related to endometriosis. Ultrasound of the abdomen is helpful.
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A female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Cholecystitis: Hello, do you have associated nausea or vomiting. Any abdominal pain. The kind of stool you are describing can happen in gallbladder issues and pancre... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Rhinitis: It seems like you have viral tracheobronchitis/rhinitis. If the cough remains clear, you just need symptomatic management. If you start getting fevers... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Laryngitis: Sometime streptococcal throat infection or laryngitis can give you the feeling that something is stuck in the throat. Mostly it's wireless, but it can... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Hormonal changes: Hello, the fact that your periods were early and that you have had more number of days for. Indicates that you might have some hormonal changes. Bloat... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pass: Hello, nicotine level in blood usually has a half-life of 3 to 4 hours, so that means your body should clear up all nicotine out by Friday, I would sa... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Menstrual cramps: Hi, menstrual cramps are normal , usually motrin should help but if pain is very bothersome, I would suggest talking to an ob/gyn. sometimes if your p... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Bronchitis: Hello, sometimes excessive amount of coughing can give you a little bit of blood streaking. But either way if you are coughing up blood, I would take ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Ulcers: Hello, gastritis is inflammation of stomach wall. Ulcers are breaks in stomach lining and is definitely worse than gastritis. Ulcers have increased ch... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Location of pain: Please be specific with your symptoms, where exactly is the pain and how is it related to your periods. How frequent is your pain, and how long does i... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
New hair: Hello, Those sound like new hair follicles, shaving and sometimes waxing can cause this problem. let the hair grow out and then wax, that might help.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
?? hemangioma: Hi the way you are describing it, it could be a deep tissue hemangioma, which is a venous plexus, it gets bigger and shrinks, how long have you had it... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, and you should definitely use cpap. These apneas can long term cause cardiac changes.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: One beer is fine.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: Cough, runny nose, itchy eyes, watery eyes are all part of allergic rhinitis. Opening and closing of your ear tubes is also indicative off allergic rh... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Family history: If your mom is 50 and above , she needs a colonoscopy anyways. But considering fh of colon ca and some blood in stool, its very appropriate for her to... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Pregnancy test: Sometimes you can get random spotting but with your timing of periods and intercourse close to ovulation, u might have concieved and that migh have ca... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Alternative: If you are comfortable using oral contraceptive pills, they are the best option. But if you think you cannot remember taking birth control pill at the... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Chest pain: Chest pain with symptoms like yours, especially if you have family history of cardiac disease, or if you were a smoker, you should get to troponins ch... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Traumatic: Most likely it's traumatic. Sometimes when you're taking birth control pills , that can cause breakthrough bleeding.
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A member asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Trauma or tumor: Hi Its the area of bran where memory function is, tumor of or around the area and trauma can cause problems with mood and memory
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Dermatologist: Hi, if you have high risk of skin cancer, and you have multiple spots not healing, preferably go see a dermatologist. If the lesions look suspicious t... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Unlikely: Hi, Nasal saline spray helps with congestion and it might have relieved yours, so you smell better now, I don`t think its bacterial infection. but if... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Nerve root: Hello, as babies when we are developing stomach gets its nerve supply through the same nerve root that supplies the shoulder. After we grow the stomac... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Multiple causes: Hi, there are multiple reasons of swelling of body, most common one congestive heart failure, you are too young to be diagnosed with congestive heart ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Migraine: HI, sometimes headaches especially related to noise and light and one side, associated with nausea and related to periods could be migraine instead o... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Thyroid tests: Hi, There are a things that could be concerning. Do you have any associated weight changes. I would want you to get your thyroid tested. If that come... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Hormonal changes: Sometimes younger females due to excessive exercise, stress, anxiety, experience changes in their menstrual cycle. Likely its due to that.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Yes: It is okay to restart the medicine, but she should follow up on her liver enzymes once in a while
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Cysts versus bony lesion: The lump that you feel could be a cyst, or maybe a small bony lesion. Usually those are asymptomatic. It could also be a lymph node. If it gets bigger... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ahmad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ahmad is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for responding so quickly! I'm guessing the best option is to eliminate the Zoloft then. Would I be able to use Zoloft on a "as needed" basis?
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I knew it would be a difficult thing to ask. It is hard to get medication that has worked in the past for me. I appreciate your response.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much, I really appreciate you taking the time to answer.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women, Pakistan
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

HURLEY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top General Internist, Third Place, Royal Oak Region - Spring
2015
HealthTap Founding Doctor
HealthTap Doctor Mom

Affiliations

Genesee County Medical Society
AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Beaumont Hospital, Troy
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