Dr. Kashif Abdullah

Internal Medicine
San Jose, CA
14 years experience male

Locations

Bay Area Healthcare

San Jose, CA

Address

175 North Jackson Ave, Suite 101, San Jose, CA, US
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Medicare

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Medi-Cal

About

Bio

Physician who understand patients are just people wanting to be heard. Always open and non judgmental.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Wisconsin

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

371 Answers
42 Agrees
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A member asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Use gloves/wash hand: If you wish you could use gloves to open the package or wash your hands after opening the package.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Dried blood: The most likely cause is dried blood from the last period. Sometimes there are remnants of the past period that have not fully ejected themselves aft... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Slight infection: The glands in your neck are lymphatic glands. Lymphatics basically take the fluid between the cells and send them to glands with white blood cells. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yeast Infection: This is likely a yeast infection. You will need antibiotics to treat this. I would recommend you visit your doctor for an evaluation and treatment.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Difficult to tell: Gastrointestinal symptoms like constipation or diarrhea, or sore nipples are not good predictors of pregnancy. Actually there are no really good symp... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No it is not: Beano is not a Probiotic. Beano is an enzyme. A probiotic is either a bacteria or yeast. An enzyme is a protein, a protein is like a machine in ce... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Hormone rebalancing: This cramping could be due to your levels of estrogen and progesterone re-balancing themselves. The cramps should subside in the next couple of days ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Can be normal: Menstruation sometimes does not act exactly as we would want it. So sometimes periods can start and stop then start again. A period is the shedding ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Off Depo: One of the common side effects of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) amennorrhea (no periods) so because you have stopped Depo Provera (medroxyprogest... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
You could see a doc: I am sorry to hear about your hair. Unfortunately there is not much that can be done. Outside of a medical condition such as thyroid disease, or ane... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
LH surge causes ovul: Actually it is a surge in the LH levels that cause ovulation. This surge is due to other hormones being present in your system. There are number of ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
12 days=menorrhagia: A normal menstrual period should last about 7 days. But at 12 days we would classify this a menorrhagia (prolonged menstrual period). This could be ca... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
7 days after period: The earliest you could take your pregnancy test with accurate results would be about 7 days after the beginning of your period. So if your period sta... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Likely neither: I am sorry to hear this. Omeprazole has only a 1.5% reported rate of dizziness and Magnesium Taurate also rarely if ever causes dizziness itself.It is... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Likely not: If the dog had rabies it would have died or gone wild by now. Rabies is a viral illness that is spread when a rabid animal bites and infects another a... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Normal variation: Leukocytes are white blood cells. Their levels fluctuate all the time. I would not be too concerned. But if their levels are markedly increased (li... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes this is normal: This is normal, you can sometimes cause very minor muscle sprains/pains. I too have experienced minor muscle pains by jerking my head suddenly, with ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly: It depends if you were already on Birth control (BC) pills the previous month. If you were on BC last month then most likely you were protected and t... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Ask about 1 symptom: Try asking about a few symptoms at a time and we will try our best to help you. Plus have you tried your states Medicaid plans offered by your State?... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
See Ob/gyn: I am sorry to hear about your difficulty in conception. But in general regarding contraceptive pills if you have been off of them for a couple of wee... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Atrophy: I think what you are referring to is tissue atrophy. This is when there is a lack of use of a body part and the tissue begins to atrophy (or "breakdo... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Moisturizer: Regarding anything with your skin I would advise against any sun tanning, or any tanning salon. But your laugh line is something that is a natural pa... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
It depends: It depends on how loud you set the headphones and for how long you have been using them. There is no particular type per say that is better than anot... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Likely not: If you trying to conceive it would be best to try during ovulation. Ovulation occurs during the midpoint of your menstrual cycle. Trying to conceive... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Possible UTI: Pain while urinating and yellow discharge might be signs of a urinary track infection (UTI). I would suggest you visit your doctor to determine if th... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly moisture: Likely your skin is irritated by moisture, one easy solution is changing the type of undergarments used. It is best to use cotton based undergarments... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Concerning: Since I can't see you directly or do a physical exam. With a history of surgery 2 weeks ago, I would urge you to go to the ER or Urgent care center. ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes that is normal: The back of the Vagina borders the anus and you should be able to feel stool if you push hard enough. The opposite wall borders the muscular bladder ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly STD: You should ask your doc who treated you. But the fact that you and your partner were both given treatment seems to point towards an STD. The three mos... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Naproxen&Urgent care: If your shoulder is not dislocated and I doubt that it is since it has been four days and shoulder dislocation hurt extremely badly. I would advise yo... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Visit a doc/GI spec: I am sorry about your stomach pains. The symptoms that you are describes can be any number of things. You need to speak with a doc who can take a fu... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes that's normal: 85 Bpm is normal. A fast heart rate is over 100 BPM and we call this tachycardia. Regarding hearing/feeling your heart rate it is completely normal ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes this is normal: I am sorry to hear about your symptoms. But this is to be expected with a menstrual cycle from time to time. If your concern was due to the idea bei... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Possibly: It is possible that if you continue to strain your lower back. Then yes over time this could become permanent. You could speak to an occupational the... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Aleve (naproxen) does not: Aleve (naproxen) will not lighten or shorten your period. I might help with cramping pain from menstruation. But this will not shorten your period o... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Takes time: The numbness might be due to very minor nerve damage or residual swelling in that region. Regeneration of feeling in the mouth that might yet return ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Not enough fiber: Likely your godson does not have enough fiber in his diet. The best remedy for this is to increase the amount of water ( 4-5 glasses a day), and incr... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
There is a chance: Regardless of ejaculating happening or not, there is always a chance of getting pregnant during sex, if you don't use birth control or protection (con... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
It depends but yes: Increases in the sizes of breast does occur during menstruation and is completely normal. Regarding just one breast, this can also be normal to a deg... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Guaifenesin: Hello I am sorry to hear about your congestion. You could use Guaifenesin to treat your congestion. Guaifenesin increases the volume and reduces the... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Can't die: I am sorry to hear about the head lice for 3 years. I would advise you that treat yourself and any other family or household members as well just to ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Difficult to answer: Scanners do produce electromagnetic radiation but it is non-ionizing. Ionizing radiation like x-rays are dangerous to DNA. Regard the millimetre wave... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Normal issues: When a laproscopic appendectomy is done, one of the holes they make is under the belly button to insert the camera to see what they are doing. This is... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
No it cannot: No heat cannot dry or irritate your vagina. That is unless you are applying a hair drier directly to that area for a long period of time. Is there s... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Not possible: Regarding sexual timing I am uncertain what you are referring to, if it is premature ejaculation then this is something that resolves with time. But ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Yes likely: Hello Yes if you took 3 0.5 mg of Lorazepam taken last Thursday should be out of your system by Tuesday. The usual half live of Lorazepam in a health... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
See your doctor: I am sorry to hear about the pain. If you are always feeling tired and have pains. I would suggest you see your doctor. It is the feeling tired tha... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
ENT referal: Well you could be suffering from a deviated nasal septum. This can cause a more nasal type voice as well as more then frequent sinus infections. You... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
See doctor: I would advise you see your doctor. Pain during urination is a sign of a possible urinary track infection (UTI). A doctor can do a full history, phys... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Lack of sex not caus: Epididymitis is not caused by of lack of inactive sex. Although the exact cause is unknown, it is thought to be caused by a back flow of urine to the... Read More
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Jan 29, 2015
Dr Kashif Abdullah is an excellent physician, very knowledgeable,passionate, and on the top of his field. He is a great value to the people of his state, and to the family of health tap
Feb 1, 2015
Dr. Abdullah is an provides excellent advice and education to patients on HealthTap. He is a great addition to this community.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Abdullah is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much! Gives me hope since i have been trying for another baby for over a year. Also my name is Marie, I have no idea why it put Nicolas.
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This made me feel good. Thanks! thankyou so much for your prompt response. I feel a little bit better now after reading your answer. I really love this site!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saint Louis University School of Medicine, MO
Graduated 2009MD

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, San Jose Region - Spring
2015
Thought Leader, First Place, San Jose Region - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, Third Place, San Jose Region - Spring
2015
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