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
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

289 Answers
154 Agrees
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Benefiber: Yes you can take chewables. You can mix it with juice or warm water. Would not recommend mixing with coffee. Good Luck!
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A 72-year-old female asked:
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Yes: Famotidine is generally safer than ppi's long term, but make sure that your symptoms are controlled on it. If yes then you can take that but check wit... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Vocal Hygiene: Proper voice hygiene is very important for healthy vocal cords. Give your voice frequent rests. Stay hydrated, drink water as much as you can. Avoid o... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
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Allergic reaction: Hi, this is suggestive of an allergic reaction. Please see an allergist for further testing for food allergies. Avoid corn or corn products for now.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
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Abdominal pain: Sounds like you may be experiencing gastritis. Would not recommend staying empty stomach too long, and avoid irritant foods like caffeine, alcohol esp... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
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Severe stress: Hi, sorry to hear that. You can try increasing the pantocid to twice a day for a few weeks. As long as the severe stress is there it will continue to ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
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Palpitations: This can be concerning and needs further evaluation. Please see a cardiologist or internist for getting an ekg and a holter monitor for getting a more... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
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Aloe vera: Yes aloe vera juice is fine in diabetes and on eliquis and with gerd and constipation. It can be benficial in constipation.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
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Flu like symptoms: Flu like symptoms usually mean flu or covid-19. Would recommend getting tested for flu as well and if positive can be treated with antivirals. No anti... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Epididymitis: So infection of the epididymis can take a week or 10 days to improve and the antibiotics are for that much duration as well. It seems like you are imp... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
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2 reasons: You are most likely experiencing restless legs syndrome, where you can get that feeling and a need to move your legs specially at night. Another possi... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Nerve sensitivity: Agree with Dr Dosanjh, With second degree burns there is a good chance for the sensitivity to improve but it is difficult to say how long it might tak... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
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Most definitely: Yes, with either pregnancy or fibroids there can be complications that can cause abdominal pains. Since the pain is significant and severe enough to a... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
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Two Problems: The runny nose, itchy, eyes and nasal passages sound like allergic symptoms. If it started after going to the gym something in the environment there c... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
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Several causes: There can be several causes for headaches. A good history is very important in identifying the cause. The location of the pain, what time of the day, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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Likely congestion: Most likely related to congestion on the right side. Sometimes positional changes can obstruct the eustachian tube more on one side than the other. If... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not common but: Not common, as pepcid is usually recommended to be taken empty stomach. Having said that upset stomach is a very common side effect of almost every me... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Recurrent piles: Yes it is possible and your signs and symptoms are suggestive of recurrent piles. Please follow precautions with having regular bowel movement and not... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
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Blood donation: Yes it is possible to feel that way after blood donation especially if not done before. Please eat healthy and hydrate yourself well. Should start fee... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: If it was in a big pill form then it is unlikely that any of that went into the sinuses unless it was very small. The burning should resolve soon if i... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
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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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: No Vitamin deficiency does not cause muscle or tendon tenderness after blood test. It is not uncommon to have pain and soreness around the site of blo... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
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A week: If you were using it regularly, it can take maximum up to a week to leave your urine. Most cases will be cleared in 2-3 days.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Rash: It can be an eczema rash or a fungal rash. You can try an antifungal/cortisone cream. If no improvement or worsening please see a doctor for examinati... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Severe stenosis: Would recommend a neurosurgery opinion as far as surgery is concerned. Usually if the symptoms are significantly affecting the quality of life and con... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abdominal discomfort: Yes, lower abdominal pain if persistent or recurrent needs to be evaluated further. It depends what other symptoms are associated with it. Should see ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ringworm: The rash is suggestive of ringworm infection which is a fungal infection. You need to keep the area clean and dry and there are over the counter anti-... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not concerning: You have probably injured/ sprained one of the ligaments. Would recommend anti-inflammatories for a week or so with knee brace and avoid strenuous act... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Blood pressure: That is an abnormal blood pressure for any age. You should see a physician for complete physical, labs and ekg. Would recommend restricting salt intak... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not harmful: Sinus tachycardia due to anxiety by itself is not necessarily harmful or will damage your heart. This is also assuming you are going into 100- 120 ra... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abdominal pain: Upper abdominal pain can be due to several reasons some of which can be due to gastritis, stomach ulcer, gall bladder, liver, pancreas problems. Would... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
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Salted egg: Yes that is not a problem with diabetes, but if the person has other medical problems like high blood pressure, heart problems or leg swelling then th... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Breathing issues: It depends on how often you jog, If you started it recently then it can be normal, but should continue to improve gradually as your exercise capacity ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
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Life style changes: Usually it is not permanent. Gastritis and reflux can be related to a variety of things including lack of exercise, excessive caffeine, alcohol or sou... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Wide variety: No, that is just one subset of patients. Other symptoms like cough, sore throat, breathing problems , problems with sense of taste or smell, fevers, h... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stomach problems: Abdominal CT with oral contrast can help with those diagnoses but without that no. Even then milder conditions may need an endoscopy to evaluate bett... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Lung problems: Sounds like an episode of acute bronchitis. If it lasts that long then something underlying is going on. Please see a lung specialist if not already d... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Systemic lupus: If you have systemic lupus and on medications then you have depressed immunity and are at higher risk for infections. Would advise to work from home a... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not from gastritis: While reflux and gastritis can cause some sore throat and coughing, it will not cause basilar crackles. It is because of some other underlying problem... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Urgent attention: Please seek urgent medical attention, It could be related to your pacemaker and/or your heart. Pain and bloating may or may not be related but needs t... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Throat lump: A lump like feeling in the throat can be functional in nature or an actual growth. Will need more history and a physical exam with labs for an accurat... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple symptoms: If these are new changes for you then needs to be investigated further. Should get complete labs done, ekg and possible cardiology consult. If you hav... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Constipation.: Both eperisone and pregablin can cause constipation. If the constipation is persisting after stopping eperisone then pregablin is contributing as well... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not concerning: If you are a thin individual then it is not uncommon to notice pulsating arteries. the groin artery is more superficial so it can be easily seen or fe... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Gerd: Yes it is possible to have dry mouth from a gerd flare-up. It can also cause sore throat, dry cough and some people precipitate an asthma flare-up. Fo... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Further evaluation: Thyroid is one of the factors that can affect mood and weight. Before taking eltroxin, it is recommended to get labs done to evaluate the functioning ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple causes: Non calcified nodules can be caused by infection, inflammation or possibly cancer. Depending on the size of the nodule and your personal history for r... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Elbow injury: Hi, if the lump is on the elbow, it is most like bursitis- inflammation of the bursa lining in the area, leading to fluid accumulation. Icing it and u... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Covid-19: Hi, sorry to hear that, your symptoms are highly suggestive of covid-19. Please contact a local doctor or health agency and they can guide you on how ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikhil Agarwal
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple symptoms: Would recommend seeing a physician for physical examination and more detailed history. You will also need lab and possibly imaging to do a complete ev... 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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