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Dr. Atul Singh

Nephrology and Dialysis
29 years experience male

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Nephrology and Dialysis

Licenses

United States: Michigan

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

356 Answers
374 Agrees
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Seek care : I am very sorry to hear about your trauma. I am hoping you have been examined in an ER or your MD. Suggest you should seek care and need therapy for a... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Pain : Renal colic is a terrible pain to suffer. Have you had any imaging done to look for stones and or cause. Passing a stone can cause pain to move from t... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
BP: Assumking that your BOnhas been measured more than once the right way, and you were sitting for some time before the pressure was measured, your diast... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Yes: You have symptoms that deserve a full exam and imaging if needed. It is ok not to play and see your MD. Severe headache and dizziness should be looked... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Fever : You should contact your fever. Patients with cirrhosis can get sick quickly if the fever is related to a systemic infection. So a good history and exa... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Why : why are you losing blood and from where are you losing blood. No water is not a replacement for blood loss. You need to seek help about your blood los... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Meds: Low WBC is often due to mediacarion side effect. What meds are you taking for your SLE? Are you aware of your prior labs? trends are important. Talk t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Neuropathy: In advanced CKD/ ESRD people can develop uremic neuropathy. But it has become rare since advanced CKD/ ESRD pt can start dialysis. In most patients al... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Need more info: why are you having urine k losses ? And what is the exact issue at concern. Needing large doses of k and Florinef (fludrocortisone) is not usual. Medi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Don't be: it is ok to see a GI doc. The human body I not be embarrassed about. Each doc understands that. Find a doc who comes well recommended by family and fr... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Uncomplicated: For uncomplicated sinusitis in allow risk patient, initially CT may not be needed and the fair step is to proceed with therapy, including abx, deconge... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Creatine: I would advise you not to use it. It will not affect your acne, has no proven benefit and may have some issues. If you are trying to build your muscle... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Hard node: Hard nodes should be looked into. He mobile skin over the node doesn't help. You need to see your MD and get a complete history and physical and follo... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Anasarca: Increased swelling can be due to many issues but usually either heart/lung disease, liver disease, and kidney disease are common. A good history and p... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Ensure: Ensure 2 liters of water intake over 24 hours.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Double: Double void, empty your bladder and then attempt to empty again in a short time.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Rejection: There are no symptoms of chronic rejection. Until the kidney function drops below 15 cc/ ml you may not have symptoms. In some patients if they stop a... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Thrush: Prolonged use of abx can change the flora and lead to thrush. Each time you eat should rinse your mouth with a mouth mash and brush frequently. There ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Hernia: Suggest you seek care at a large teaching hospital and have your self seen and treated. A strangulated hernia is a surgical emergency and needs urgent... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Depends : If the B12 def was due to diet, it takes yrs to deplete liver stores. Alcohol can cause chronic gasritis. This can lead to factor R or intrinsic facto... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Small stones: Most small stones don't cause symptoms while embedded in the kidney. What was the imaging method used to detect the stones ? CT scans are sensitive to... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Pain: The area of pain is not typical for a single muscle. Ice the area and seek care. How did you get this injury ? Based on that and pain, yes ER may be n... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Hematuria : Primary kidney disease needs to be ruled out and in some patients based on history and serologic test a Kidney biopsy maybe needed.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Maybe: You are 19 and if on dialysis you should pursue a Kidney transplant. Most transplant centers may insist patient don't smoke marijuana. There is some r... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Yes : Not unusual during pregnancy to have hemorrhoid but you SHOULD seek care and be examined soon. Blood loss is not tolerated well during pregnancy. Best... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
No: ESR is not affected by fasting and can be done at anytime of the day/night. ESR has to be looked at the total context of the patient, it is a very non... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Hilar Nodes: The CT scan is a very sensitive test and when they scanned your back, they are seeing Lymph nodes. This is supra hilar of what location, your lesion i... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Seek care : Your symptoms suggest you should seek care. You have symptoms that suggest you need to be seen in the ER and may need a hospital admission. You leg sw... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Clinical exam : Fibromyalgia is based on the ACR criteria. Test may need to be done to rule out other cause and not dx FM. Suggest see a rheumatologist. Best of luck
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Need work up : Having difficulty in breathing on being on your back (supine) needs to looked at further. Your medical history is key. Do you have any lung or heart c... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Creatinine : using a formula called MDRD which needs serum creatinine and other information like race age gender etc. MDRD GFR is accurate when studied against gol... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Water disorder : I am assuming you mean low measured sodium level in your blood. That is a issue of sodium relative to water in your blood. A low blood sodium is an wa... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Cx disk: Your pain sounds like due to severe muscle spasm. You need to see an MD to determine the cause. Cx disk disease can be an issue here. Did the pain sta... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Need to see doc: Are you under stress? Some of your symptoms sound to be related possibly to non physical conditions. Suggest see an internal medicine physician for a ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Seek care: Your description is that of urinary retention or decreased urine output. There is not enough information to discern the cause. Suggest seek care, call... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Meds: When you passed the stone did you get pain meds? if you did effect can linger on. Also when u are passing a stone, you may have increased sympathetic ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Color: The color of urine is not suggestive of disease with some exceptions. Colorless urine is dilute urine and doesn't mean disease. Remember all liquid in... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Pinna: Id your boil is near the ear lobe it can be painful due to increased pressure within the tissue. The skin is tight and close to the tissue. An exam by... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
No: No such symptoms are not part of CKD. Would look at medications as one of the causes. There are some patients with advanced renal failure who have ref... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Pain : Kidney damage is not common after c-scopy prep. In patients with advanced kidney disease, pre-existing , a certain prep can cause some issues. Your lo... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Stent: Sounds like you have a double j stent and the tail in the bladder is irritating you. Suggest call the urologist and they can take a look with a cystos... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Edema: Based on your description sounds like your father has heart disease anday have swelling related to impaired heart function. He needs to be examined an... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Tablets : some medications are designed to have a different kinetic once taken. Each pill will say if they are designed to be such. They don't alter the mediati... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Booster : when was your last tetanus shot ? Was it within the last 5 years. Was the knife clean ? Would get a booster shot in consult with your primary care doc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Baking soda: As best as I can understand your question is if baking soda is ok? And if it helps ? Baking soda is sodium bicarbonate and should be ok, benefits for ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
UTI: Your sample was not clean catch. Further do you have symptoms ? Symptoms like burning, pain, increased urge to pee, etc. if you have no symptoms sugge... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): Taking Alcohol and Xanax (alprazolam) is not the best thing to do. Also you have the risk of being dependent on xanax (alprazolam) and typically xanax... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Not usual: Thoigh names are close hey are different hormones and have very different actions and levels. It is not usual to check both at the same time. PTH has ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Liver: There is not enough information here, sounds like you have swelling with enlarged Liver. The cause of the Liver enlargement needs to be determined. Al... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Hard to tell: This is a hard question to answer. The probability of pregnancy is very low but not zero. If enough viable semen is deposited there is a remote chance... Read More

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Jun 14, 2015
Knowledgable physician!
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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Nov 26, 2015
I am grateful for this doctor this Thanksgiving!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I know they say enalapril is supposed to be easier on the kidneys. So that's why I wondered. He is 37. I figure he's got a lot of years to be diabetic, so he needs ...Read More
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This saved my life. Thank you. Id given up on healthcare & drs, but youve proven caring & competent, saving my life. My neph, urogyn, uro, pcp, & rheum bicker & blame each other, passing me back & for...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! not HF, gallbladder EF 31%. Liver issues linked to cholestasis of pregnancy 13 months ago. Took plan B. Lost 13 lbs. surgery scheduled for 29th to remove GB and ston...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Gujarat University, B. J. Medical College, India
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Detroit medical center/ Wayne state university

Awards

Assistant Professor
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

American Society of Nephrology
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