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Dr. Shashank Jain

Internal Medicine
PA
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Hi! I am Dr. Shashank Jain. M.D MPH I am board certified in Internal Medicine and have been practicing Hospitalist medicine for a number of years now. I keep keen interest in and keep my self up to date on new break-through in medicine, and would like to see it translated into direct care, hence I have joined Health Tap. My future intersts include Cardiolaogy

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Internal Medicine

Cardiology

Licenses

United States: California, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

98 Answers
53 Agrees
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes Depending upon what's going on, sometimes we like to call back patients even at a gap of 12 months
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: Depends upon what type it is. A physician would ideally want to listen to all of your story/symptoms before deciding - what it might be - diagnose it ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Complex: Its a very complex question. They can exist together because of a disease process, but simple answer is that they donot " go together"
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Young: Erectile dysfunction has many causes. If he is young then most common cause is anxiety related - " performance anxiety" etc. pathological cause like v... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unfortunately: Unfortunately you will have to see your PCP to examine you to confirm a hernia.
A female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Multiple conditions : there are conditions that can result in your symptoms. You must go see your doctor as soon as possible so that (s)he can give you a thorough physical... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stressed? : Are u stressed? Do u take out enough time to meditate/exercise/ calm down?
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes and no: H.E is a complication of a decompensated liver, mostly due to Cirrhosis. So its a syndrome which can happen in people who have lost their normal live... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
More: We would unfortunately need more information to advise anything about your symptoms. Why was the surgery undertaken? What kind of pain is it? You wo... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pain: If the pain is sudden in onset , and you think is bothering you a lot then you might need to get it checked out. It could be most commonly secondary t... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Anxiety: Many young men around the world experience this phenomenon of Erectile Dysfunction secondary to anxiety. They get erections otherwise, including morn... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Either ways: In your case, having skipped along with shortness of breath could be a subtle sign of an underlying rhythm disturbance. True it could be nothing, but ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal : it might be a normal healing process. Things that will tell active infection/ inflammation- if it's more redder, hot, more tender, any discharge, swel... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal: Your BP is within the normal range. BP targets are different in different populations, depending upon age, co-morbidities. Your PCP can evaluate/ sc... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Normal: Healthy normal individuals , are expected to have a oxygen saturation of > 94%.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes it can. Although multiple factors go into a clot formation. Just keep it moving! Just walk around every 20-40 minutes.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably not: From what it seems like it might be Musculoskeletal. As far as chest pain coming from the heart is concerned, a stress echo is very specific and a g... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not known: Exact conversion to my knowledge not there. They both work on seperate set of receptors. Ask you pcp as to what set pf end points: indication for the ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Individualized: So as a disease process WPW's treatment is individualized. Every other person will have a different regimen. AV nodal blockade can be ok, in some cir... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Urgent: If your pulse is that high and have those symptoms. you ought to get medical attention right now.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Brochospasm: Albuterol by it's function has been used for bronchospastic disases. So SOB because of asthma, copd will be helped by Albuterol. Sometimes you can als... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: yes it can go away on its on - probably the physician whom you met- treated you with a maneuver?
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Insignificant: at 53 and 41 SGPT and SGOT , insignificantly elevated. Until unless there is an underlying process (drugs, hepatitis -which should have higher levels)... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: maybe even more than what you actually need. I am sure there might be a mix of things, and a reason more than just "prehypertension" that you were ini... Read More
A male asked:
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Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: So we dont have your age for refence. But regardless, yes any stressor can lead to you feel depressed. Depression as such is a spectrum of illness. Wh... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Probably not, please get it checked out. Someone needs to do an examination and see what's going on!
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Urgent!: How long is it going on for? Any history of cardiac disease or angina? are you diaphoretic, any nausea, any lightheartedness? Pressure in chest is ne... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: So that particular plaque will not grow, neither it will "break" the stent. There are complications that can happen to the stent - thrombosis or it... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Syncope : this condition is called Syncope. There are several reasons as to why one would pass out. Any doctor would need more information by talking to you to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Assessment: We would need more information to comment on your question. It might be something stable or not - depending upon your symptoms, past medical or cardia... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Acc: someone who is a trained cardiologist and has been certified by the certification board, after meetin all the required criterion.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possibilities: There could be multiple number of things which could be causing your symptoms. We will need more information before we can help you out...
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unfortunately: Unfortunately there are chances of the ablation not working fully. In other words it's not a 100 % , some people get recurrence. Please follow up with... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Infection: Could be due to multiple causes, depending upon the scenario - ( fevers, flare of inflammation) could represent an infection. It could be also due to... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Individual: From a medical point of view the ? is whether we are using Aspirin for primary or secondary prevention. If you have had h/o cardiovascular disease the... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: Depends upon on the practice.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Calorie count: Calorie count and any aerobic exercise . Just make sure that both are consistently done. Remember loosing weight too fast is never good. So sho... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Therapy: Ever considered therapy? Also if you want to pursue this on your own, I have found that activities that make you stop and relax are great for "coolin... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Colitis: Do you have any diarrhea, nausea, vomiting or fevers with it? Anything to get your stomach "going" - bugs,IBS, can give you that feeling. Sometimes... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Help: Agree that you should see a Psychiatrist urgently for help!
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Infection: So what you describe could be anything. But it could be infection ( cellulitis) which can be concerning - especially if it's throbbing. Did u hurt it?... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Low back pain: Low back pain can be multofactorial. Describe exactly what were you doing when u atarted getting the pain. Was it sudden in onset? How bad is it- On ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Angina: She might be having angina like symptoms, independent of the headache. Does she feel clammy, sob, nauseous? Does the pain go away with rest? Does she... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Abnormal: Flutter is always abnormal. Now it might be "rate controlled" or compensated. Regardless i think he might have spoken to you about about bei... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Probably not: It is known to be a cause of high pressures at times, not low. The mediator here is stress.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
OK: If you have no symptoms/problems because of any structural heart enlargement or defect than there is nothing to be done. I am guessing your doctor a... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Skin: Some immunodeficient conditions can lead to multiple skin infections like yours. You gotta get in with a doctor to further work this up. On other n... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Both: Both have a place in a balanced work out. Aerobic exercise ( faster) will stimulate your heart more, longer exercises ( stamina) - will make you expen... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shashank Jain
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Doc: Please get it examined. A proper physical examination is essential to diagnose anything

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HealthTap member
Nov 26, 2015
Very quick on a reply. Put my mind at ease with a medical issue thank you
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you! I plan to ask more questions as I know I keep being told my heart is "fine" just runs too fast. Most tests have been normal as well.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! It only hurts a bit when i touch it not itchy or anything its probably a boil or heat lump i was just inquiring to be sure thank you.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Sir my problem is sky is like a roof. I want that this roof should be removed but this remain on its place. Like aeroacrophobia

Awards

Top General Internist, Third Place, Pennsylvania - Fall
2014
Top Doctor, First Place, Reading Region - Fall
2014
Thought Leader, First Place, Reading Region - Fall
2014
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