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Dr. Ajainder Shergill

Internal Medicine
Bellevue, WA
16 years experience male

Locations

Medtriq Concierge Clinic

Bellevue, WA

Address

2020 116th Ave NE, Suite 100, Bellevue, WA
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Fax

(425) 214-5328

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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

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi

Doctor Q&A

103 Answers
3 Agrees
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
False positives: There are many commonly prescribed and over-the-counter medications (such as decongestants and cold medicines) which can trigger a false positive for ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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See a doctor.: There are many causes of such water retention, and some of them can be quite serious in nature. It simply isn't possible to diagnose without a thorou... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Yes.: That blood pressure is too low. It does not seem like you have any reason to keep the BP that low. Even if you are not experiencing any symptoms due... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Possible: MRSA is a common problem in hospitals. It is unlikely you will get MRSA, and even if you were exposed to it, it is unlikely that you will get an infe... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Infection or stone: You likely have a kidney stone, though a urinary tract infection can cause similar symptoms, especially if tracking up from the bladder to the kidney(... Read More
A 77-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Difficult to answer.: I assume you are asking how long before the bypassed vessels are clogged. If so, the answer is difficult. Everyone builds up plaque in the arteries ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Depends: Cardiac bypass is advised if there are multiple coronary arteries which have significant blockage, or if there is a critical blockage in an area that ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Infection: Sometimes the cause of esophageal irritation is infection, such as with a yeast (candida.) This would require an upper endoscopy (EGD) to determine w... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Normal response.: When lights are off, pupils enlarge to allow more of the ambient light to hit the retina so you can see a little better in the darkness. When lights ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Irregular rhythm: You could be having spells of irregular or fast heart rhythms, especially if you are getting out of breath. You should see your doctor for further te... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Yes.: Pain from the neck often manifests as a headache. This is not unusual.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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No.: The radiation effect is cumulative. 2 CT scans, however, are not enough to cause cancer since the radiation dose is very small. If contrast is being... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Not reversible.: Generally, high blood pressure is a chronic problem and is not reversible. Sometimes, there are treatable causes of hypertension and getting those ta... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Rest.: I think that you should allow for a rest period to let you body heal. Continuing to stress a strained muscle will take it much longer to get back to ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Yes: Anxiety can, indeed, present with such symptoms. Important thing is to not chalk up the symptoms to anxiety until workup for other more serious thing... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Incontinence: is not uncommon as we age. I would suggest that you see a urologist for definitive evaluation and treatment.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Not necessarily.: Depends on the extent/severity of the stenosis. If it isn't severe enough to be impinging on the nerves, then it isn't likely to be the cause of your... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
It means: no abnormal findings that are new or that could have occurred in the near past. This is in contrast to "chronic" or "old appearing" findings, which m... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Hemorrhoid.: What you are describing is a hemorrhoid, which can certainly form due to straining. If your stools are hard, you need to increase fiber and water int... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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It can.: At 24 years of age, your chances of having significant coronary artery disease are small, especially if there is no early heart disease in the family.... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
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Recheck: I think you should be reevaluated if you are still having symptoms. You could have an infection with a resistant organism.
A 25-year-old female asked:
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Yes: There is nothing about either one of those medications that should stop you from maintaining your usual exercise routine. However, if you still have ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
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Cervical traction: You could take some ibuprofen for a few days to help with the inflammation and pain. However, that is not a good long term solution as it can cause p... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Iron accumulates: In Hemochromatosis, your body absorbs too much iron. Even if your diet is low iron, as it should be, you can still over time accumulate iron in your ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
May be natural.: Losing hair can be a difficult thing to deal with. Some of it is natural, especially if there is male-pattern-balding in your family. Other times, y... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Balanced.: There is not particular diet that one might prescribe or recommend. However, with that constellation of medical problems, the diet should be low in s... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Gabapentin may help: Yes, Gabapentin can be used successfully to treat this condition. Other alternatives include Tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline) or SSRIs (like... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Emergency.: I think your symptoms warrant emergent evaluation. I suggest you call 911 and get care at the nearest emergency room. The chest squeezing does not h... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
URI/Sinusitis: You most likely have sinusitis and upper respiratory infection. Most commonly these are viral in nature, and do not require antibiotics. However, if... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Find out.: To get an exact weight of your clothes, weigh yourself with them and then without them. The difference is how much your clothes weigh.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
CHF: It is likely due to fluid in the lung tissues from CHF. In the absence of other symptoms, such as cough, fever and new shortness of breath etc., it i... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
No.: Naproxen should not cause weight gain. You should consider other causes, such as your diet and level of physical activity, for weight gain.
A member asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
No.: A heart rate of 120 is not unusual or worrisome per se. It can be a normal response to various things, such as exercise, pain, fever or anxiety. If ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Risk factors.: You don't need screening for heart disease per se, but rather for factors that can lead to heart disease. BP, cholesterol, diabetes, weight/BMI are t... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
More resistance.: The heart is working harder to pump blood through a high pressure system. Over time, this leads to remodeling and thickening of the heart muscle. Th... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Not likely: Toprol, (metoprolol) like other beta blockers, can provide benefit in patients who already have heart disease and have had a heart attack. For someon... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Part of continuum.: If both are present, then both must be treated. Coronary heart disease will lead to heart attacks, which cause or worsen CHF. CHF, if untreated, wil... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
No.: A case manager is not a replacement for your doctor by any means. With all those underlying medical conditions, you should be getting care regularly.... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Yes: If you have high blood pressure, it will eventually cause heart problems if not treated.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
No.: Viral infections do not lead to diabetes.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Rest: There is nothing to be gained by exercising while you are otherwise ill. Skipping a day or so to give your body some rest is not going to hurt.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Hematologist.: I think you will benefit from a thorough evaluation by a hematologist, if you did not see one during your hospital visit. This can help diagnose why ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
CAD: is the same as arteriosclerosis, though arteriosclerosis can refer to sclerosing (scarring) of any artery, not just those in the heart. A myocardial i... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Yes.: It could be, from the symptoms you are describing. Other possibilities include dental infection, or even ear infection, but you should have other sym... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Effect of chemo: Low neutrophils are expected with chemotherapy agents, as the drugs destroy them (in the process of destroying the cancerous cells.) High monocyte co... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Get help!: The constellation of symptoms you describe could be due to infection of the vertebrae, especially if you have pain directly in the bone. Best not to ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Blepharitis: You have something called blepharitis. This is most likely caused by a bacterial infection, though non-infectious causes also exist. Continue doing ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Probably nothing: To worry about if there are no symptoms such as pain, swelling or instability. However, if there is significant laxity you could see your doctor or a... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Medicine wearing off: It is possible that the atenolol is wearing off by morning, especially if you take it in the morning. In that case, you could be getting something ca... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajainder Shergill
16 years experience
Bronchitis: You most likely have bronchitis. Most cases are viral in nature, though there is always a chance of bacterial infection as well. With symptoms for 2... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shergill is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shergill is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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i've had numbness and tingling. I iced, elevated, wrapped the injury. so far nothing has worked. so should i keep doing that until i see a bone doctor
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much;) i will start adding fiber on my diet
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much. Your information was very helpful. :-)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, MO
Graduated 2006MD

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