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Dr. Amar Dalsania

Hospital-based practice
Hartford, CT
17 years experience male

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Hospitalist. I like sports, movies, books.

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Hospital-based practice

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Maybe: Tough to answer this question but chest pain can be related to a cardiac condition, lung issue, musculoskeletal issue, or psychiatric issue to name a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
ADH (vasopressin): Hypernatremia occurs in diabetes insipidus secondary due to the lack of anti diuretic hormone (ADH) effect in the kidney, resulting in decreased free ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Minimize salt: Generally it is a good idea to minimize salt intake as this will contribute to your blood pressure. Anything with high salt, processed foods, etc sho... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Rest : I'm assuming you meant stay venous duplex ultrasound. I would rest, not manipulate your affected extremity and get that test done asap so that you can... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Doubtful: Exposure to cold weather is not a directly linked to getting a pneumonia. Vasomotor symptoms such as runny nose and shortness of breath may occur but ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Can be fatal: Stomach bleeding can be fatal if not treated depending on severity, location, etc. It can also be treated depending again on a number or factors and o... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Not necessarily: It is a common organism such as e. Coli. The bug by itself isn't dangerous unless it is a drug resistant strain, but you would likely see that in some... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Heart chest pain: Heart chest pain can be intermittent, constant, associated with meals, associated with activity, or even at rest. It can present in so many ways.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
It depends...: Glad that you are passing gas. Some people are constipated for days on end. If you are having and abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting this could be a... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Not necessarily: Most bronchitis is viral and self limited. It is possible of course for this to spread to a pneumonia and would depend on other co-morbidities, course... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Different options: Medications used for blood thinning effect include aspirin, clopidogrel, dipyramidole. Warfarin can be used if there is evidence of Afib/Aflutter. New... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Xarelto with a Z: Pronounce Xarelto with a Z, like Zah-rahl-toe. Price depends on insurance of course but cash price may be $10-$15 a tablet.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Depends: Assuming you have reflux that is being controlled with famotidine, coming off of it can cause symptoms to worsen. Diet modification, eating small fre... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Very quick: C diff pcr is available same day. Depending on the assay, the turnaround is very fast.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Mostly different.: Cellulitis is a skin infection causing redness, swelling, and/or pain. It can be caused by MRSA rather than typical staph (MSSA) or strep in certain s... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Symptoms: Symptoms include abdominal pain which can be dull or crampy, watery diarrhea, nausea/vomiting, fevers, or chills. These symptoms are not different tha... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Antibiotics: Standard first line therapy is Metronidazole for 10-14 days. 1st recurrence can be the same course again or use oral vancomycin. Severe cases or freq... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Yes: If the temperature is high enough, and these is poor ventilation, no a/c, no fans, and inadequate hydration then sure it could happen indoors.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Possibly: C diff should be viewed seriously. While it can be readily treated, it can be recurrent, severe, and refractory causing significant illness, morbidity... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Cough, fever, sob: It might happen after you have inadvertently aspirated. There is an incubation period, but a focus of infection can be set up leading to fever, cough,... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
What context: CRP is an inflammatory biomarker not specific for any type of infection. WBC count is slightly elevated which could be from infection or something els... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Not necessarily: You don't have to. However, if you develop any bleeding, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, or blurry vision to name a few symptoms then certainly... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Lactose issue?: This could be a sign of lactose intolerance with alternative bowel habits. It may also be related to irritable bowel syndrome. Certainly there are ot... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
17 years experience
Yes: Although the use of antibiotics is most commonly associated with c diff, if you have exposure to c diff you can acquire it, typically in nursing homes... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dalsania is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dalsania is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Mom is 93 and has survived c diff 6 times in the past year. Thanks for the information, she is doing fine at this time.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Ross University School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 2005MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Hartford Region - Summer
2014
Top Hospitalist, First Place, Connecticut - Summer
2014
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