Dr. Qura Rashid

Allergy and Immunology
Sacramento, CA
8 years experience female

Locations

Allergy Medical Group

Sacramento, CA

Address

935 Reserve Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Allergy and Immunology

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: California, Massachusetts, Texas

Languages spoken

English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

75 Answers
45 Agrees
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food Allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case saffron will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closu... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food Allergy: Allergy to foods is an IgE mediated reaction. Eating salmon will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty a... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Most likely: Most likely a muscle spasm, can try ibuprofen or Tylenol for pain relief or heat pad to relax muscles. Follow up with a physician if symptoms don't im... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Needs evaluation: These symptoms require evaluation by a physician. Fatty stools can indicate problem with pancreatic enzymes. Other possible causes can be infection, G... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Patch test detects delayed type hypersensitivity (Type 4) to an allergen, usually used to determine the reason for contact dermatitis and eczema. Skin... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Likely infection: Need more information regarding location of pain, severity, duration, associated symptoms like fever etc. Best to consult a physician for possible inf... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Prescription can be given via virtual consults (live or inbox). Check with healthtap if these services are available for your state of residence. Hope... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Likely: Heartburn is caused by acid reflux disease (GERD) and not by any problem with the heart. Pantoprazole reduces acid production in the stomach and helps... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Need more info: Depending on the associated symptoms can be multiple things. Duration of symptoms, fever, discharge, bleeding etc are things to consider when making a... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Post nasal drip: Post nasal drip is the likely cause of your cough. Over the counter Flonase 1 spray in each nostril twice daily and daily sinus rinses usually help. H... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Follow up: High wbc count is a sign of infection or inflammation. Follow up with PCP or Orthopedics to determine the best treatment choice. Hope this helps!
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Needs exam: Have it evaluated by someone, as pus indicates infection. Without looking at the rash impossible to tell what it might be. Scabies will cause multiple... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Yes: These are two separate tests. One is measuring the amount of cortisol in the urine over 24 hours period and the other is measuring the level of metane... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case turnip will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closur... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Fruit allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case apricot will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closu... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case mushroom will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat clos... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case squid will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case tangerine will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat clo... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Montair is a brand name for medicine called montelukast which is used to treat asthma and allergies. Montair FX is combination of montelukast and fexo... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely as you took the plan b pill within the 72 hour window. However none of the emergency contraceptives have 100% efficacy so there is still a po... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Allergy: Itching on or in the eye can be caused by allergies. If you have itching inside the eye along with watery eyes, that can be caused by environmental al... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Eye drops: Zaditor (Ketotifen) eye drops are over the counter. These are antihistamine eye drops, can be used 1 drop in each eye twice daily as needed to help re... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case kiwi will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Polyps are overgrowth of the mucosa, most cervical polyps are benign and usually do not cause symptoms. Possible causes of cervical polyps include cer... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Pollen allergy: Juniper allergy result from IgE mediated reaction to the tree pollen. Symptoms include runny nose, itchy watery eyes, sneezing. Diagnosis is made by s... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Pollen allergy: Ragweed allergy result from IgE mediated reaction to the weed pollen. Symptoms include runny nose, itchy watery eyes, sneezing. Diagnosis is made by s... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Depends: Nystatin is used to treat fungal infections. Triamcinolone is topical steroid, which is used to treat eczema or allergic contact dermatitis type react... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
CD57: ICD57 is a marker of natural killer cells. These are part of immune system. Best to discuss results with the physician who ordered the test as immune ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Hard to say: Feeling of numbness, cold and tingling are usually caused by nerve related issues. Hard to say what the cause might be without full history. Hope this... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Pepper allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case bell pepper will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat c... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Multiple reasons: Allergies, Infection, Intra nasal spray use, nose picking can be some of the reasons that can cause nasal bleeds. Holding the nose for 10 minutes usua... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Follow up: Follow up with the physician and discuss this issue to ensure proper wound healing.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Likely viral: Most infections start out as viral infection and symptoms are consistent with that. Supportive care includes hydration, mucinex, flonase and steam inh... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Unlikely: Theoretically Metformin can cause lactic acidosis but in setting of normal kidney function it is extremely unlikely. Liver disease and concurrent alco... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Likely Infection: These symptoms are concerning for an ear infection. Fluid in the middle ear can cause ear fullness and mild pain. Ear exam is required to make an accu... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See your PCP: It looks like you are having symptoms of urinary tract infection and these have not been relieved with the antibiotic. This could be due to antibiotic... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Could be an inflamed lymph node or a skin infection. Hard to determine without examination and getting more information.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: These values sound normal, however each lab has its own normal range. Any question you want answered?
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Azithromycin has good efficacy in clearing up acne, also the betasalic ointment will help with hyper-pigmentation and inflammation. Complete the treat... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Yes: All antihistamines have anti-cholinergic properties and can cause constipation. Hope this helps!
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A male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See dermatologist: Schedule an appointment with Primary care physician or dermatologist so you can get appropriate care. Hope this helps!
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Hard to say: Lymphadenopathy in immune deficiency can be caused infection, inflammation or malignancy. Best to discuss it with the immunologist. Hope this helps!
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Need names: Need to know the names of the medication to determine whether these will help or not. However, it can take 2-3 months for the acne treatment to show f... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
See below: Sound like hormonal imbalance which can be caused by several things. Recommend evalaution by a physician to determine the cause. Hope this helps.
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A male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Monitor response: Salicylic acid based face wash and benzoyl peroxide are both routinely used in the management of acne. It can take 4-6 weeks to assess how the skin is... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Depends: Unlikely in an electric stove. Household appliances, such as gas fires, boilers, central heating systems, water heaters, cookers and open fires which ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Immune dysfunction: Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an inherited disorder. In CGD, immune cells called phagocytes are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fun... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Unlikely: Loperamide has no known interaction with combined oral contraceptive pills so it is unlikely that it will affect OCPs. Hope this helps
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case lemon will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Fruit allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case raspberry will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat clo... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
HealthTap member
This saved my life. Thank you. Thank you so mush Dr. Qura, this really relieves a lot since I've been confusing so many pregnancy symptoms with my current stomach flu (with the vomiting especially).
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for taking your time to answer.
HealthTap member
Thank you, I will try a weekly group activity then.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Aga Khan University, Aga Khan Medical College, Pakistan
MD

Residency

EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, the Sacramento Region - Spring
2017
Thought Leader, First Place, the Sacramento Region - Spring
2017
Top Allergist and Immunologist, First Place, the Sacramento Region - Spring
2017
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