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Dr. Qura Rashid

Allergy and Immunology
Sacramento, CA
7 years experience female

Locations

Allergy Medical Group

Sacramento, CA

Address

935 Reserve Drive, Sacramento, CA, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 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
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Foo Allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case avacado will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closu... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
See below: Likely flushing. Can be caused by multiple things http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/medicalpubs/diseasemanagement/endocrinology/flushing/ Hope this ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Depends: Can be multiple things based on location, size and associated symptoms, hard to determine without examination.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case rice will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food Allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case corn/maize will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat cl... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Sore Throat: These symptoms would be concerning for an infection. I recommend you seek care from a physician.
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
See Below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the test is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
May be: FMF is part of the auto inflammatory syndromes. Heterozygoustiy in some cases has been linked to clinically significant FMF attacks. FMF episodes typi... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Hay fever: Alder allergy result from IgE mediated reaction to the tree pollen. Symptoms include runny nose, itchy watery eyes, sneezing. Diagnosis is made by ski... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely as you took the unwanted 72 within the 72 hour window. However none of the emergency contraceptives have 100% efficacy so there is still a po... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Ignore: Use a cream or ointment based moisturizer twice daily.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
No: With normal menstruation and negative pregnancy tests, you are unlikely to be pregnant. Hope this help!
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Heart problem: Congestive heart failure is one of the things that can cause shortness of breath while lying down. Recommend discussing the issue with you physician. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Follow up: Schedule consult with Urology to determine the best treatment approach. Hope this helps!
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Depends: Atarax or Hydroxyzine is first generation antihistamine and is used to treat allergies, anxiety, nausea etc . Dose prescribed for these conditions is ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case orange will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closur... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case asparagus will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat clo... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case grape will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case pineapple will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat clo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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!
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Yes: All antihistamines have anti-cholinergic properties and can cause constipation. Hope this helps!
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 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
A female asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Follow up: Follow up with the physician and discuss this issue to ensure proper wound healing.

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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).
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for taking your time to answer.
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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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