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Dr. Nikhil Agarwal

Internal Medicine
Cedar Park, TX
male

Locations

Wellmed at Cedar Park

Cedar Park

Address

1779 E Whitestone Blvd, Cedar Park, United States
Directions

Insurances accepted

United HealthCare Insurance Company

About

Bio

Recognized as a skilled internist, Dr. Agarwal is proficient in treating all common and complex adult medical problems. His areas of particular interest include diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol, dementia, stroke, heart disease, and geriatric care - to name a few Since 2018, he has been serving as the lead physician at WellMed at Cedar Park in Texas. His mission is to provide comprehensive, compassionate, and respectful primary care services to adults and their families promoting sound health, quality of life, and dignity. Completed his residency in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland in 2008. On a more personal note, he speaks both English and Hindi. Loves to play racquet sports, listening to music and reading in his free time.

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: Texas

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

289 Answers
154 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Knee issues: It could be a meniscal tear or ligament tear. When and how did the pain start. If you have not done anything yet then use anti-inflammatories and ice ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Covid-19: Yes for the most part it is constant until you recover. If you take medicines to treat the symptoms you will feel better but the symptoms will continu... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Severe GERD: So sorry to hear that, not sure what all they did at the ER but seems like he needs to be on a proton pump inhibitor twice a day along with dietary pr... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No not usually: If it was a really bad scare you may have trouble sleeping for a few nights, but usually it doesnt cause long term problems, unless it is a repetitive... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Acid Reflux: Sounds like heart burn or acid reflux secondary to hormonal changes from pregnancy and the growing baby pushing up. The acid coming up from the stomac... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Belly button: Please get it looked at urgently as black and swelling is usually not a good sign and can suggest extreme forms of infection.
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Should be fine: Hiprex should not cause acid reflux typically, in some people it can cause nausea or upset stomach. If after taking it for a few days you do notice an... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Most of the times: It is not uncommon to feel your pulse in your fingertips. This can happen normally or in a hyperdynamic state, meaning after exercising, adrenaline su... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Constipation: Blood in stools is not considered normal. After a week of constipation, straining or hard stools can cause microtears around the anal orifice or hemor... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Body Temperature: Fluctuating body temperature without any other associated symptoms can be a sign of hormonal imbalance. It can be either the thyroid hormone or just t... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Viral Infection: Signs and symptoms are suggestive of an infection most likely viral. Based on the prevalence of covid-19 in your area, it may be that as well or Flu. ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Overeating: After you eat, the blood supply to your gut increases to help secrete enzymes and carry the digested and absorbed nutrients around. With overeating it... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibly: It is difficult to say for sure without taking a look. Usually spots like that, that come up suddenly are not concerning. But they need to be monitore... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Headaches: Depends on the location of the headaches. In the forehead area can be secondary to worsening vision, or sinuses. Band like headaches can be tension he... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple solutions: Several lifestyle modifications can help. Exercise regularly and try to lose weight if overweight. Avoid heavy meals, lying down after a meal, late me... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ear problems: Sorry to hear that, I am not sure if you had your ears checked by an ENT. Inner/middle ear problems can be a common cause of unsteadiness and dizzines... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Migraine: Sorry to hear that, sounds like migraine headaches. You can try some over the counter migraine medications like naproxen. Avoid your triggers, stay in... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pressure changes: Typically ear popping happens secondary to pressure difference between the inner ear and the atmosphere. This is secondary to eustachian tube failing ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Life style changes: Gastritis can be related to a variety of things including lack of exercise, excessive caffeine, alcohol or sour foods, sleeping soon after eating, inc... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Very likely but: Very likely, but not for sure. While the chances are high it also depends on whether she was symptomatic or not. If she was asymptomatic then the vira... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Eye problems: Not sure if you are spending a lot of time in front of computer, as that can cause this. Also make sure you have had a vision check. Please make sure ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Usually not: In a perfectly healthy individual usually not lethal but in someone with other medical problems like stomach or heart problems or on blood thinners, i... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
HTN: A healthy lifestyle, with regular cardio exercises, 5 times a week, 30mins a day. Restrict salt intake. Increase fruits and vegetables as they are ric... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abdomen pain: Upper abdominal pain can be due to a variety of causes. Gall bladder stone can cause similar pain but is usually more colicky in nature. Gnawing , ach... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Swallowing problem: Unlikely to be caused by reflux. Would recommend seeing an ENT, they can do a laryngoscopy and help diagnose the problem. Also a barium swallow can be... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Smell problems: Do you have any other symptoms associated with it like cough, fever, body-aches. Any known exposure to covid-19. Covid -19 is a possibility. Can also ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Typically normal: Typically speaking the heart rate for normal healthy adults can vary quite a bit within the normal range. You can continue to monitor it and if it con... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Get tested: Yes symptoms can be covid related, other possibilities are flu, strep throat or some other common respiratory viral illness. With the current pandemic... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Constipation: Yes this is a form of constipation. How long has this been happening? Certain medications can delay gastric motility. Lack of exercise, stress, poor f... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: High sugar drinks have been shown to increase gout risk. Most sodas are rich in sugars so yes they can increase gout risk. Diet soda are considered sa... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Esophagitis: I am glad you have made some dietary changes. For esophagitis to heal it can take anywhere from 4 -12 weeks provided you are sticking with the dietary... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Urgent care: Yes, please go to urgent care to get it looked at. From your description it sounds like some kind of infection possibly urine. Would need to be examin... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Nail pitting: Nail pitting if in one nail only can be monitored, but if multiple nails should get evaluated further. Can be a sign of nail psoriasis or other disord... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Regular Hygiene: Is there any discharge or accumulation under the foreskin? if yes , use mild soap and clean regularly. If not may want to consult with a urologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Nausea/bloating: Yes it is possible, if there are no gallstones or infection then it may not cause any pain and just cause nausea and /or bloating. It is more of a fun... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Covid: Yes some people can just have fever as a symptom, but most of the times it is accompanied by other symptoms. If high risk exposure or other reasons to... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Further evaluation: Yes, this needs further evaluation, weight loss , abdominal pain and loss of appetite are significant symptoms. Not sure if you have seen a gastroente... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tiny lump: From your description it can a lipoma ( small mass of fatty tissue ) which is completely benign and can be just monitored. It can also be a cyst which... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Back Spasm: Sorry to heart that, you can use warm heat packs until the muscles relax. He may also need some anti-inflammatories and muscle relaxers if the problem... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Barrett's: No, Hipprex should not affect the barrett's. As long as you do not feel any worsening of reflux or acid coming up after taking it, it should be fine. ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Covid: It depends upon how bad the symptoms of covid are and the kind of work you are doing. If they are both mild then yes work can be done. If they are bot... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Likely Muscular: From your description it sounds more muscular. Sometime it is brought on by lifting , pushing heavy things. Stay hydrated and can use some warm compre... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Get a check up.: Throat pain can have a variety of causes and needs to be examined to give a more accurate answer. One of the common reasons is inflammation of the thr... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Life style changes: Gastritis and reflux can be related to a variety of things including lack of exercise, excessive caffeine, alcohol, oily or sour foods, sleeping soon ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Post nasal drip: Hi, what you are feeling is mucus that drips in the back of your throat. It is called post nasal drip. It is caused by environmental allergens. You ca... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Numbness: If it is just numbness in a localized area not associated with any other symptom like abdominal or back pain, rash then you can monitor. Usually isola... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Inflammation: It is possible you have inflammation of stomach and esophagus (the food pipe). You may experience symptoms of acid coming up or certain food making yo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tailbone pain: It can certainly be a tailbone pain. Is it associated with any other problems related to bladder or bowel. Any recent trauma. Would recommend getting ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Amox clav: It should be fine. The absorption should not be affected. I would recommend using water though.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Kidney disease: Yes spicy and fast foods is not a problem. Should drink around 75oz of water daily. Avoid over the counter anti-inflammatories. Get regular labs done ... Read More

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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Agarwal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you so much. I was worried as I think Hiprex needs acid to work
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Good afternoon Dr. Agarwal! Thank you very much for this information!!
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that makes so much sense thank u for taking the time to state details

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Delhi, Maulana Azad Medical College, India
MD

Residency

SINAI HOSPITAL OF BALTIMORE
Completed 2008

Awards

Leading Physicians of the World
America' Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
Best Doctors in Austin, Austin Monthly Magazine

Affiliations

American College of Physicians
American Medical Association
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