Dr. Mohammed Karim

Internal Medicine
Rochester, NY
31 years experience male

Locations

Rahima Care and Cure

Rochester, NY

Address

124 E SQUIRE Dr, Rochester, NY
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
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About

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

Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

Licenses

United States: Massachusetts

Languages spoken

Bengali, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

166 Answers
25 Agrees
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Need clarification: In general associated risk factors and medical conditions will predicts a test result. A borderline abnormal blood count in a young healthy person sho... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
CKD & homestasis: Kidney maintains body homeostasis by various ways, such as excreting metabolic waste, synthesis of hormones, vitamins & maintaining bone health. I... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Not known: Check company brochure & recommendation. Talk to your PCP and know your health before using it. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will p... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Check UA: There are various reasons for smelly urine. It simply could be normal concentrated urine from dehydration. It could be an infection or various kidney ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Tension headache: There could be many possibilities of throbbing headache. It is usually a sign of increased intracranial pressure from many reasons. You should talk to... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No: Main component of savlon is cetrimide which is an antiseptic. On the other hand neosporin is an antibiotic which is effective against infection. Savl... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Bone spur: The usual cause of superficial lump is lypoma. Rarely could it be a small bony growth or neuroma. A lypoma is usually painless, freely mobile, and re... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
US or CTA: Duplex Ultrasound (US) is usually used for diagnosis of upper or lowe extremity venous blood clots. CT angiogram is used for diagnosis of venous blood... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Sure: Creatinine and proteins are popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No: Creatine ethyl ester (CEE) is an ethyl ester derivative of creatine, from which it is made. Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
D-dimer: Checking D-dimer is an initial screeing blood test followed by an imaging study (dulpex US or CTA) to confirm blood clots. Hypercoagulablity tests (eg... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Take him to a DOC: Thanks for asking question here at health Tap. Simply call his DOC or take him to near by ED for evaluation soon.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Ovarian cyst rupture: The likely cause is rupture of a normal ovarian physiologic cyst. The other etiology is ovarian torsion, endometriosis, PID or UTI and cystitis and ra... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Analgesics: Many possibilities of bilateral throbbing headache. The most common is tension headache. You should talk to PCP for a complete evaluation. Analgesics ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Onset of action of a pill will depends on the amount of time it takes for the active ingredient of that pill to enter into blood stream. It will depen... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
?? Chronic Infection: M spike of polyclonal IgG (kappa & lambda) globulin mostly suggest chronic infectious or inflammatory process & rarely hematologic malignancie... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
See a GI DOC: You may need to rule out couple of condition especially motility disorder of esophagus, esophageal ring or other anatomical abnormalities of esophagus... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Need More info: Do you have any associated symptoms especially headache, visual & hearing abnormalities. Do you have DM or neuorpathy? Are your dizziness & fa... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Follow up with Doc: During early pregnancy a viable fetus & an associated empty sac means few things. The course is hard to predict & needs close follow up with... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Do you have regular 28 day cycle? Did you have unprotected sex? Are you on pill? Normal fertility period vries14 +/- 4 ( 10 to 20 th day of cycle). L... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
???: Are you 156 cm or Do you want to be 156 cm? Please clarify me with a follow up question. Also tell me your weight and average length of your other fam... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Agree with biopsy: What is the result of Pap smear? Is it a slow growing? Are there any red inflammation or ulcer it? Are you loosing weight? How is appetite& energy... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes, sometimes: Pregnancy can trigger acne or make existing acne worse. Sometimes some women reports a decrease in breakouts. It may come & go through out the pre... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
None: Any methods including pills and vitamin C are unsafe home abortion remedies. No one should try them at home. The consequences of this type of remedies... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
How Long?: How long you noticed discharges? Does it stay throughout the month or just before a period? Do you have diabetes? Do you have UTI in the past? It woul... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
May be only a glass!: A glass with dinner may be OK but confirm with your PCP or obstetrician.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Incomplete info: Based on limited information its hard to pin point your issue. Monitor it for the next 48 to 72 hours. If not resolved or worsen consider seeing your ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No: Sperm can't travel by its own from bikini bottom to vaginal opening to uterus.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Tonsillitis: All the symptoms of acute pharyngitis & tonsillitis should go way after two weeks of appropriate antibiotics. Persistent of pus or symptoms are th... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No: Reason: 1. Smoking recreational marijuana is illegal unless you live in Colorado & Washington state. 2. If you use marijuana for medicinal purpos... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Possible: Consider seeing a family physician and physical examination.You will need a physical examination and possibly US to confirm normal pregnancy, ectopic ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Probably Normal: Your bone is still growing. You still have lots of cartilage to grow into bone. Hearing a clicking sound while a joint moves (in your case name of jo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Wait & See: Keep taking metformin unless you experience any side effect. Based on severity treatment of PCOS usually involves multiple steps including hormone the... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
No: The risk of pregnancy increased if you missed a pill. But it is better to take pill at the exact same time.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Neosporin may be effective if you develop cellulitis or infection after a insect bite
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Possible hernia: You may have an abdominal wall or umbilical hernia. If you feel any pain or unable to reduce swelling by finger pressure or any change in overlying sk... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Never: These products are not FDA regulated. The safety profile is not known. Talk to your PCP and know your health status before using any supplementation.... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Pregnancy Test: Typical failure rate for combined oral contraceptives or 'pill' is 6 to 9%. To avoid an unwanted pregnancy or to overcome the standrad failure rate ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Sure: Creatinine & protein shakes are popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle m... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Need more info: Good news you don't have fever or orange stool. How long you are suffering from them? How long they are stopped? Did this phenomenon happened before? ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Most panic attacks have an identifiable cause. Do you know what causes panic attack? Was your physician able to identity it? Xanax, (alprazolam) SSRI ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
? Contact dermatitis: Check for contact dermatitis? Check your allergy? Call company for chemical component? Also see your doctor for a physical examination
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
XRAY to R/O FRACTURE: Causes of leg pain for someone who exercises regularly varies from simple muscle pain to an underlying hairline stress fracture involving bones. If y... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Unknown: It contains mostly large amount of MgSO4, NaHCO3, Citric Acid & sucrose. Excessive Mg may cause diarrhea, cramps, bloating, Na may worsen HTN, ede... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Unknown: Life is a continuum process. You should explore every avenue of it. As a physician, I will show how to enjoy a life while fighting for it. You are a f... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Talk to your Doc: The information is incomplete. There could be many possibilities. You should talk to your PCP and you many need a complete evalution
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
See a doc: You need a physical examination to assess your rash. Talk to your PCP for physical examination and complete evaluation
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Depends: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders & athletes who are trying to add muscle mass. Check the other ingredients before using it. Ex... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Need more info: When do you have this feeling-during sleep or while awake? Inside or outside? Do you live in a hot humid area? Do you have associated chest tightness... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Yes, BUT!!: Post void mild urethral irritation, suprpubic discomfort or increase urge & frequency are common during or immediately after treatment. However pe... Read More
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Testimonials
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Recommendations
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Thank you notes
Jul 30, 2014
A great doc with helpful answers.
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Karim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Karim is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! So good to find a BD doc at Healthtap! My email id is rezahassankhan@gmail.com. I am a university teacher in BD. can I have your email ID please?
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am a very anxious person lately. But I eat pretty healthy, exercise and do not smoke/rarly drink. Thank you for the response.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I think I am getting this from drinking craft beer much more often. I will look for immune boosting things... Thanks.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rajshahi Medical College, Bangladesh
Graduated 1992MD

Medical/Graduate school

USMLE
Graduated 2003MD

Residency

Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY
Completed 2007

Awards

Gold medal, BMA
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Society of Nephrology
American Society of Transplantation
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