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Dr. Solomon Katta

Family Medicine
IL
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IL

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Family Medicine

Geriatrics

Hospital-based practice

Languages spoken

English

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39 Answers
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible flu: any fevers? If so then sounds like flu like symptoms. Did you get flu shot? While efficacy of flu shot was poor this year it is still effective in att... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: stopping smoking is always a great idea and may eventually help with your issue to some degree
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
See doctor: Headaches that wake you from sleep should be evaluated by a physician. There might be many causes which might be related to other conditions which you... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Any other conditions: do you have any other medical conditions? You can try penis pumps or pharmaceuticals such as Viagra (sildenafil) to see if they help as long as there ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Might be a reason: While etv's have been proven efficacious in previously VP shunted patients there might be an anatomical or other contraindication with your specific c... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
A variety of issues: You might have a lower back problem or a rheumatological issue and you should be examined to pinpoint the cause
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Low muscle mass: possibilities could be: Low muscular mass (e.g. elderly, frail), Small stature Sedentary lifestyle of the following drugs: Acetylsalicylic acid Am... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
No : Birth control (estrogen containing) are usually helpful. A good skin regimen is key for acne and scars are but the blotchy uneven skin tone may need l... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends On type : enzyme replacement is currently approved for MPS types 1, 2, 4a, and 6 with clinical trials under way for type 7. So depending on which type your chil... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: So when taking medeoxyprogesterone and you are taking it for PCOS you make have breakthrough bleeding vs a normal period and they are difficult to dis... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: L arginine increases nitric oxide and tribulus might increase some sex hormones in animals but nothing definite in humans. Both likely shouldn't have... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
It is possible: any other symptoms or bumps/lesions elsewhere? Warts in this age group are very common
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Why iv?: if someone has high grade fever (103 or above), why wouldn't oral or rectal medication work? IV medication is an option but can be an expensive and so... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Elevate at night: elevate your legs and night and try wearing ted hose in the day to see if this helps
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's close: losing your plug isn't a definite sign. Contractions at a regular with spotting or your water breaking is a definite sign. You need both contractions ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: If you have oral thrush Fluconazole a good choice. If prolonged use should check liver function tests. Can also use nystatin for less serious infectio... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: it is possible that it is a side effect - headache and skeletal muscle pain does occur but as you have a unique problem you should follow up with your... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many possibilities : Could be: fluctuation of hormones caused by menstruation, a side effect of some birth control pills or some infertility treatments, a bra that doesn't... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Won't hurt: but you can have this followed as this can be any number of issues such as vitiligo (if you have family hx, autoimmune problems), tinea versicolor (fu... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
If negative for dvt: Possible bakers cyst can cause this pain. Also vascular issues can cause pain like this but you're fairly young for this issue.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Other symptoms?: do you have any other symptoms? Itching, pain, discomfort, issues urinating? Have you had frequent yeast infections?
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Similar to kefir: naturally occurring probiotics for people on antibiotics or for general healthy drink. There is some data that those with lactose intolerance may have... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Is this a pattern: if heavy periods are becoming an issue many possibilities include fibroids vs increased estrogen secondary to being over weight or other syndromes lik... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
It's not always bad: Blood pressure will naturally increase with exertion but should return to normal. It is sustained elevated pressures and nocturnal elevated pressures ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
U might be pregnant: delayed or early period the period after plan b can happen with spotting. If no period with in three weeks of plan B or late more than one month after... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
It might: bitter almonds do contain cyanide as do other foods. Most almonds sold in the U.S. Are sweet almonds but a portion of imported almonds may have bitter... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unsure : these are nonspecific symptoms - I would be on the look out for this to happen again to see if there are other symptoms to see if there is n underlyin... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Late vs preg vs BV: yoi could just be late vs you could be pregnant and just be too early for the test to tell or you might be late and have A mild case of bacterial vagi... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Get another opinion: numbness isn't normal. There is a reason whether it's a lumbar spine issue vs a peripheral nerve issue. Either way it is worthwhile to explore what it... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your doc : adjuvant chemotherapy has many long term sequela including cognitive impairment. Depending on what type of breast cancer you have and if you have meta... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more info: any swelling, redness? Recent travel or pregnancy? Any other conditions like cancer, lupus etc? No recent trauma or back injury? Any issues with your ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: The way that drug works is by inhibiting the cells that create pigment from making melanin. This might take different amounts of time in different peo... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more Info: I saw that you are on methadone. Is this for pain or for addiction? Secondly, have you been pregnant recently? Recent or remote back injury history? I... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Maybe: I'm assuming this was for amebiasis or trichamonas or was it for urethritis used with azithromycin? Anyway the half life is 13 hours so generally it ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Middle ear infection: you might have a middle ear infection and should be examined to ensure you may not need antibiotics
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
One hour: This changes with age - as you get older you need and get less. At your age about an hour total of deep (delta) sleep is common
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes they may be. : Dystonia can be acquired, congenital or progressive and based on your exam and evidence of progression vs static symptoms, classification and diagnosi... Read More

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Yes, I got a facial ct scan..is it ok? I'm a bit scared now. I though the mild headache was normal for this. Please write back. By when should I see
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :) i will follow your advise thank plz tell me cost of enzyme replacement
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Your answer was very helpful! Thanks :) extreme coughing caused pain in lower right abdomen and unusual bms.

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