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Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah

Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
16 years experience male

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Philadelphia, PA

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Internal Medicine

Languages spoken

Tamil

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
More accurate: Both tests search for HCG or human chorionic gonadotropin, the hormone produced by the fetus. A blood pregnancy test will tell you the exact level ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Maybe: Viruses are typically most contagious when you are experiencing symptoms. The flu can be contagious for up to 2 weeks. It is recommended that you co... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Diet or Medication: You can try diet and excercise first. You can try limiting your salt intake, excercising about 30 mins/day, losing weight, quitting smoking, and limi... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
A sprained wrist?: I think this is what you are referring to. This is usually temporary. You can try icing the wrist at first. Try to limit any heavy lifting or overu... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
140 to 180 lbs.: Based on your height and age, a body weight of 140 to 180 pounds would place you in the normal category for body mass index or bmi.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Removal of bladder: A radical cystectomy, usually used to treat cancer, is a complete removal of the bladder, parts of the nearby urethra, surrounding lymph nodes and sur... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Typically, yes: The combination of these two medications can cause arrythmias in patients who have heart problems at baseline. In an otherwise, healthy patient, th... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Seek treatment: Your symptoms are consistent with a closed head injury. Most likely your symptoms are due to a concussion. You will need to see a doctor. If you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
No: You can not get "high" or euphoria from fosinopril. You may get lightheaded and this may feel like a high, if you do feel like this you should have... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Could be flu: He could have the flu. This particular strain of flu this season is more virulent and has become an epidemic this season. It may take an extended pe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
No: No, it will not.
A member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: Routine hand washing is good personal hygience, however it would be unnecessary to wash hands after every object you touch. If you find yourself wash... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes.: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) would be safe to take with allegra. Remember not to operate any heavy machinery or drive while taking this medication. It... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
This can be normal.: A strong heart beat is normal in an otherwise healthy 30 y/o person. When you take a deep breath, you increase blood flow to the heart and this may b... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Copper enzyme: Ceruloplasmin is an enzyme in the body that does the majority of the copper transport in the blood stream. Copper is a vital element for iron metab... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Hard to say: I do not understand how this can be a medical issue. If she has a medical condition, please let us know to see if we can help.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Many reasons: Reason can be ardiac, gastrointestinal, or musculoskeletal. If with your chest pain, you have shortness of breat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, or ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Holding things: Unable to grip means unable to hold anything in the hands. This is usually a sign of a neurologic or muscular problem.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Addiction: Addiction is the biggest downside of hydrocodone. Chronic hydrocodone use can increase your pain your threshhold. If it helps you excercise, it wo... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
No: Pressure sores result from just that, pressure. These are typically found in bed bound patients where parts of their body are constantly in contact w... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Not to my knowledge: They are the chemically the same drug.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Chlamydia, yes: You can contract oral chlamydia via oral sex, this can cause an infection of the eye, by traveling up through the throat. Trichomonas is less likel... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Several things: Your liver function tests are minimally above normal. If you drink more than 1 alcoholic drinks per day, you should cut back. You should have some b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Varies: Nicotine an ingredient in cigarettes can stay in your system for upto 72 hours. The byproducts of nicotine can stay in your system for upto a week. ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Many: Bed sores can be treated with a variety of medications. Every patient with bed sores should get an adequate supply of vitamin c. In addition every p... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
140/90: There are three stages of hypertension. Pre-hypertension, stage i, and stage ii medication is not started until stage i. Stage i represents a sys... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Maybe: You have low ferritin levels while the other labs are essentially normal. A low ferritin level maybe the earliest sign of low iron levels. It may ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Several ways: You can prevent high blood pressure in many ways. You can excercise approximately 30 mins every day, decrease salt in your diet, maintain a healthy w... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Keep moving: The best way to prevent bed sores is to keep moving. Ideally the patient should be repositioned every 2 hours so that no one part of the body remains... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Maybe: It depends on if your blodo pressure was greater than 140/90 before you started the fosinopril. If your doctor prescribed it, i would not discont... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Many reasons: A stroke maybe cause by many reasons. I'm assuming this wasn't a hemorrhagic stroke because that would be easily seen on ct scan. Every stroke pt ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
COPD Exacerbation: The term for an acute worsening of COPD symptoms.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
140/90: Pre-hypertension is any blood pressure less than or equal to 140/80. Stage i represents a systolic blood pressure (top number) greater than 140 or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Up to 1 year: Nicotine can stay in your system for upto 72 hours. The byproducts of nicotine can stay in your system for upto 3 weeks. Nicotine can be found in yo... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Casting: Closed reduction is the term given to realigning bones. At times, our extremeties may come out of the sockets or break altoghether. Closed reducti... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Sugars : Your blood sugar depends on the carbs you eat (sweets, pasta, bread, etc). A normal person without diabetes, will have no trouble clearing the sugar ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Low probability: Respiratory / oral secretions may contain flu and or cold viruses, meningitis, diptheria, or pertusussis. If the amount of time you spent with this s... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Good medication: This is a good combination for hypertension. But you are only 25 years old, you may want to talk to a primary doctor to see whether or not you truly ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Preventing motion: Immobilization is the process of applying a splint, brace, or cast to prevent movement of a part of the body. This is done to help with the healing p... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Maybe: You can take the medication twice a day if necessary. You should also be evaluated by a GI specialist to see if you have a bacteria called h. Pylori ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
7-24 days: An nj or naso-jejunal tube can be left in place anywhere from 7-24 days. More or less frequent tube changes can result in nose bleeds, nasal erosion,... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Subbiah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Subbiah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Yes it showed in ct scan...and they did all the other testing u said which came out normal..they said it burst
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Thank you i was worried i was getting shingles symptoms again I've already had it once this how my body felt but no sneezing symptoms
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Im not sure if my 4th finger is just sprung, dislocated or fractured,

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
Graduated 2006MD

Residency

Temple University Hospital
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