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Dr. Sharafali Diwan

Infectious Disease
TX
33 years experience male

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Bio

Always interested in Infectious Diseases

Specialties
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Infectious Disease

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

12 Answers
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Redundant: No, if its both oral, unless Oflox is in eye drop form, then u cud take cipro (ciprofloxacin)
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Fluconazole: there may be alternatives, in the azole group of antifungals that Fluconazole belongs to, but the question is what are you being treated for and are t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Candidiasis: Clotrimazole or similar anti-candida (yeast) alone, Betamethasone not needed
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
UTI: I would recheck Urinalysis and culture( with your MD)
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Otitis: you do need to get your ears examined, perhaps a low cost antibiotic drop may help
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
BV: yes, it could go away on its own metrogel cream or pessaries do not have the same SE as PO Flagyl
A female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Take it easy & slow: Its not uncommon to feel as such for several days. Take smaller portions and consider an antacid if need be
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Encephalopathy: Not really, it seems more of a psychosomatic phenomena, way you have described it
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Sinus/ Allergies: this could be related to either/ or both. have you tried OTC decongestants/mucolytics or perhaps allergy remedies
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Thymus: Not the ear , should get the "mass/lump" further evaluated, exam/radiologically/biopsy if need be
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharafali Diwan
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Hidraden Suppurativa: Hidraadenitis Suppurativa/ MRSA This is a frequently difficult to get rid of problems, sp with obesity, cs both local care, oral antibiotics, topica... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diwan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Diwan is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Yes I'm still in the hospital! But I we talk to the Dr on call tomorrow!! Thank you!!
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) this answer made me feel better because antibiotics made no improvemen
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for the advice, it helps putting my mind at ease.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Karachi, Dow Medical College, Pakistan
Graduated 1989MD

Awards

Top Infectious Disease Specialist, Second Place, Texas - Spring
2015
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