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Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin

General Practice
Hoffman Estates, IL
female

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Family practice

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General Practice

Languages spoken

English, Urdu

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25 Answers
57 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
Specializes in General Practice
See your physician: Needs blood work statcif neg EKG Moniter Holter moniter If negative needs neuro work up
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
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Yes u can : But if diarrhea worse ,smelling ,mucus ,needs to be checked for c diff and to follow up with your physician
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A 64-year-old male asked:
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Need not be terminal: Too many medical problems ,comfort measures Can get hospitalised can have IV minimise aggressive measures
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A female asked:
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You have nephropathy: Your kidney spilling protein most common diabetes could be other conditions too Talk to your doctor U need to started on medications to prevent wors... Read More
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A female asked:
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Moniter: Likely cyst will not worry If it keeps enlarging in size ,needs to see physician
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Yes: There r some antibiotics not safe avoid those
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Yes u should: You need to see your physician .needs med review and evaluation and a neurology referral might help if no answers Could be anything or as simple as an... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
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Yes it does: Adds to somnolence .should not take with klonapin at the same time
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A female asked:
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Difficult to say .: See your physician Needs evaluation Could be gastritis /gall bladder etiology
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A female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
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Needs work up: Needs imaging studies See your physician Taking all these pain meds with out finding out what is causing the back pain is not the solution
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A female asked:
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Specializes in General Practice
Normal: Dysmenorrhea Normal to have low back and side pains during paeriod if intense then needs work up
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A 77-year-old female asked:
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Needs to be examined: Needs face to face consult Review tests done ,examine and advise
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
Specializes in General Practice
See your physician: Needs cardiac work up if negative Stop ibuprofen .start PPI otc ,anti teflux precautions needs work up
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A 20-year-old male asked:
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No ,i would not .but: Always make sure see the specialist Is it dome thing concerning in the mouth ENT specialist Not common to feel this way
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A female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
Specializes in General Practice
Could be normal : When u ovulate ,u can bleed But will moniter closely See your physician
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
Specializes in General Practice
Not all cancers: Some cancers r not chemosenstive Needs radiation or surgery
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
Specializes in General Practice
Takes time : I bet following with orthopedics As long as he is monitering with repeat xrays ,show healing
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Pelvic exam /culture: Vaginal infection Could be yeast ! Or bacterial vaginosis
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A female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
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Not sure : Possible Could be just an inflammation /sprain Try advil if it works and see your physician for eval
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A female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
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No: Should not affect the efficacy
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A 25-year-old male asked:
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No: For multiple comorbidities that can cause multiple hospitalisation better treat palliative
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A 31-year-old male asked:
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See your physician: Could be all vertigo But needs evaluation
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A 35-year-old female asked:
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Yes possible: See your physician Have it checked Sometimes needs ultrasound to check for placement
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshan Hameeduddin
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First treat sinusiti: See Your physician first Needs thorough evaluation possibly referral to ENT specialist
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A female asked:
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I dont think so: Needs blood work check tsh Pelvic exam /pap smear If normal will moniter be patient
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Have had it checked out and magnets had apparently changed the shunt setting. Haven't had much relief though so will be booking in for a proper check up. Thank you for y...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Severe budget cuts in our NHS mean that doctors in England will not refer for imaging studies! He's booked me in for physio instead!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I appreciate you taking the time to answer my question. This gives me peace of mind.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kakatiya University, Kakatiya Medical College, India
MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Second Place, the Elgin Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, Second Place, the Elgin Region - Spring
2017
Top Family Physician, First Place, the Elgin Region - Spring
2017
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