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Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka

Internal Medicine
Memphis, TN
female

Locations

Memphis Nephrology Associates

Memphis, TN

Address

6005, Park Ave, Memphis, TN
Directions

Fax

9017674058

About

Bio

We are committed to providing an excellence in care & dialysis treatment unsurpassed by others ​ Our mission is to provide excellence in healthcare with emphasis on hypertension,kidney diseases and management of kidney transplant patients. We take pride on delivering personalized, educational and preventative services that provide long term solutions not only for the patients we service, but also for the communities where we live and work. We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver the best service and care possible.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu

Doctor Q&A

74 Answers
124 Agrees
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Avoid pressure: Avoid straining. Do not rub/ irritate the area. Your bm has to be smooth and yes - pat dry.
A female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Not really: You're young and if healthy, should not have those symptoms.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Of course!: It's no brainier. It does affect liver, heart and brain. Slow down and seek help before it's too late.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pressure?: May be you're compressing blood flow due to flexed arms?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Avoid: Avoid contacts until infection clears and okayed by your doctor.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Please see your doctor. You may need further testing.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: Despite amoxicillin allergy, the GI will be able to still treat you for H Pylori with triple therapy.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Avoid: Avoid excessive nsaid usage which can cause kidney failure.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Food related?: Any known acid reflux? Any liver problems? Any new meds?
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Reason?: What was the reason for starting high dose taper steroids? Unusual to stop at 20mg actually. Any kidney biopsy done?
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Check manual BP. Any lower extremity swelling? Get urine tested fora y proteinuria.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
History of?: Do you have any history of herpes? Need more history. Any medications or allergies?
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Possible: Due to dawn phenomenon or somogyi phenomenon which could be physiological.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ignore: Avoid constipation. Hydrate well. Exercise regularly. Avoid fried foods. Use probiotics( yogurt).
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Empty?: What medications you take? Do you sleep empty stomach? Do you consume alcohol?
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pain normal: Some females have Squeezing lower abdominal discomfort during ovulation.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Warm moist heat. Mild exercise as able/ recommended. Tylenol.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need more: Please make sure you had mammogram. Agree with Pulmonary function testing. Depending on your age, would also recommend stress testing.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Get tested: He seems to have peripheral vascular disease. Take him to the doctor. They can do some vascular studies.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Similar class: It's similar class. Go with affordable options if working?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Etiology?: The etiology needs to be addressed first. Is it underproduction? ( bone marrow) Nutritional deficiency? Early cell death? Reduced erythropoietin level... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Therapy helps: With therapy, you should feel better.
A member asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Bites?: Any insect bites? Any new meds? Any known allergies?
A female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Which side?: Seems pleural pain related to lining of lungs. However, never ignore chest pain. Please get tested.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Likely normal: Most likely, normal. Get thyroid tested.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ignore: Drink plenty of water. Limit salt/ intake to 2000 mg/ day. Get daily physical exercise.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Diet: Diet plays a key role. First, you need to know that type of kidney stone by doing 24 hr urine stone protocol. Based on the type of. Stone, adjust d... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Avoid: You are immunosuppressive post kidney transplant. Avoid behaviors that potentially causes infection and or rejection.
A member asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Depends: Has long half cycle and also depends on other medications.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Pre menopausal: Firstly check if you are pregnant( It is still possible if sexually active). Or else it could be early pre-menopausal time.
A member asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
SM relaxants: She must have already given smooth muscle relaxants to help relieve spasms. Most important is to make sure you see a nephrologist in your area to help... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Medications?: Get your thyroid tested. Also, see your internist. You may need therapy.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes it does: Some medications metabolized by liver and gets affected by liver disease.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Unlikely: Cancer unlikely. Get 24 hour urine for stone protocol to identify/ stone analysis so that you can adjust diet accordingly to avoid further stones.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Varies: Menstrual cycle varies sometimes. However, watch and see doctor if persists.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Do not!!: You are advised not to drink alcohol while on the med.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
That's it: You're not detecting ovulation because of blocked tubes. Did you have any pelvic inflammatory disease in past?
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jyothishree Pinnaka
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Can't feel them

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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks, wondered why those other people couldnt find it
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I would know if I was pregnant. I was looking for help and ideas, not a question.
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Yes I am, and no I haven't yet. Thank you so much for the response!

Education & Training

Residency

QUEENS HOSPITAL CENTER
Completed 2005

Residency

EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 2011

Residency

METHODIST HEALTHCARE MEMPHIS HOSPITALS
Completed 2012

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Tennessee - Winter
2015
Top General Internist, First Place, Memphis Region - Winter
2015
Top General Internist, Second Place, Tennessee - Spring
2017
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