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Dr. Amit Uppal

Pulmonary Critical Care
NY
17 years experience male

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Specialized in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary, and Crtiical Care Medicine

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Pulmonary Critical Care

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
1 Agree
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Chest pain: The couple thing a that come to mind would be Reflux disease (a burning type pain, sometimes associated with a butter taste in the mouth) that would ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Depends: I would need more information on your medical history and risk factors. if you have the image available that would be very helpful. Which country ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Not necessarily: without knowing the full details of the report, this most likely means that you had TB in that part of your lung in the past and that you were either ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Depends : would need to hear the detailed report to be sure but this usually refers to evidence that someone had TB in the past and it has left a scar. If you ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Stomach vs lungs : GI stands for gastrointestinal. These doctors specialize in problems dealing with the esophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancrea... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
TB : TB lymphadenitis itself shouldn't cause infertility, though TB can sometimes directly affect the reproductive organs. If you have finished a course o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Used as treatment: Your thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormone. If you have an over-active thyroid gland, one option is to remove/destroy part of the glan... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Symptoms: most viral syndromes start to improve within 7-10 days. However, some of your symptoms raise concern that you may have developed a bacterial infecti... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Too much soda: That is far too much soda. It's making your sodium low based on how your kidneys will handle the soda you are drinking. Your body very tightly regulat... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
TB treatment : we usually use Ethambutol as part of this regimen in case the TB is resistant to either Rifampin or isoniazid. If your doctor already knows which dru... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Thyroid treatment: Your thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormone. If you have an over-active thyroid gland, one option is to remove/destroy part of the glan... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Post nasal drip: Sinus congestion can sometimes cause a cough as the drainage from your sinuses drips into the back of your throat and creates a sensation that trigger... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Valve issue: There is a valve that separates the right side of your heart from the artery leading to your lungs. It's called the pulmonic valve. It should allow ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Trapezius: Your trapezius muscle runs well down your back and up into your neck. Because it makes up part of the musculature around your rib cage, it can get str... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Don't pop it: This probably means that something was resting on your lip during the procedure and you were unaware because you were asleep. Most likely it was a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
No: That is not normal and you should see a gynecologist right away.
A female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Not recommended: it is safest for them to know everything you are taking or have taken recently. they are obligated to keep that information confidential. if you hav... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
A few ways: the cells that line your airways have cilia on them - basically little hair-like structures that sweep things out of your airway. Anything that makes ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
No: True anaphylaxis is a life threatening emergency by definition. There are other forms of allergy that are less serious, and some are called "anaphyla... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
No: Absolutely not. That's a very fast heart rate. Without knowing more details, I would worry about pulmonary embolism, a pneumothorax, a new heart iss... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Not necessarily : the strongest association has been seen when people have this infection in their blood and/or heart valves. Even with these infections, colon cancer... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 17 years experience
Yes: This should be adequate treatment for a min uncomplicated UTI (meaning your kidneys are not affected) as long as you are not pregnant. If you are pre... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Uppal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Uppal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks I will make an appointment on Monday morning for the gp thanks
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! THANKs A MILLION!! No Dr YET has thought of/said this! Now to quit?!
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This saved my life. Thank You! Amazing!! I only realized it now.Thanks a ton!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

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