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Dr. Alap J. Mehta - HIV Specialist, Surat

Dr. Alap J. Mehta

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Diploma In HIV Medicine, Diploma In HIV Medicine, MBBS

HIV Specialist, Surat

13 Years Experience  ·  700 - 900 at clinic  ·  ₹250 online
Dr. Alap J. Mehta 90% (26 ratings) Diploma In HIV Medicine, Diploma In HIV Medicine, MBBS HIV Specialist, Surat
13 Years Experience  ·  700 - 900 at clinic  ·  ₹250 online
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
More about Dr. Alap J. Mehta
Dr. Alap J. Mehta is a renowned HIV /AIDS and Infectious Disease Specialist from Surat. He has an experience of 13 years in this field. Dr. Alap J. Mehta got eligibility for Diploma in HIV Medicine from U.K. in the year 2014. He completed his MBBS from Government Medical College in Surat in the year 2004. He did a fellowship in HIV Medicine from the University of New Delhi in the year 2010. Dr. Alap J. Mehta stays abreast with the latest innovations in the field and implement them in his treatment procedures. He specializes in comprehensive home-based treatment and counseling, world class management of HIV and related diseases, marriage counseling, pregnancy counseling, couple counseling, Post Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV, drug toxicity counseling, sexual therapy, sexually transmitted diseases or STD treatment, male sexual problems and female sexual problems. He received the award for the Best HIV Physician in Gujarat in the year 2009 and the award for the Best Supporting Doctor to HIV-Positive Patients in the year 2010. Under his leadership his HIV Treatment center received award of Best HIV Treatment Center in Gujarat. Dr. Alap J. Mehta is an active member of Indian Medical Association and can be consulted on an online appointment that can be made in a mouse-click.

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Education
Diploma In HIV Medicine - U.K ( Continued) - 2014
Diploma In HIV Medicine - University of New Delhi - 2010
MBBS - Government Medical College Surat - 2004
Past Experience
Chief Assistant at Dr. Devang Desai ( Cardiologist )
Senior HIV Physician at HIV Treatment Center ( ART Center) . Government Medical College, Surat
Head of Institute at Communicable Disease Clinic
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HIV Consultant at Haria Rotary Hospital
HIV and Infectious Disease Consultant at Amit Hospital
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Gujarati
Awards and Recognitions
Best HIV Physician in Gujarat
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Katargam Ved Road Medical Association

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STD, Sexual Health & HIV Clinic

A-1, Himani Apartment, Majuragate Char Rasta, Ring RoadSurat Get Directions
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Amit Hospital

Opp Avabai High School, Halar RoadValsad Get Directions
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Haria Rotary Hospital

Plot No. 363/1 & 364, Housing Sector, GIDC, ChharwadaValsad Get Directions
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9 Steps to protect your self from HIV

Diploma In HIV Medicine, MBBS
HIV Specialist, Surat
9 Steps to protect your self from HIV

9 Steps to protect yourself from HIV:

1. Pre Marital Testing

2. Use of Condoms

3. Pre Exposure Prophylaxis before 3 days

4. Post Exposure Prophylaxis within 3 days

5. Avoid Sex under influence of Alcohol or other abused drugs

6. Don't be judgmental when you selecting Commercial Sex Worker. I am having HIV positive patients who is charging 60000 per night. and a gay who is charging 40000 per day. 

7. Always be watchful when you are taking Injections and ensure that treating doctor is a qulified one ( MBBS and /or above ) 

8. If you are going for planned surgery, ask docotr to peserve your own blood through Auto Transfusion

9.  Dont share your grooming kits.

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Dry Mouth and Eyes - Complications Associated With It!

Diploma In HIV Medicine, MBBS
Allergist/Immunologist, Surat
Dry Mouth and Eyes - Complications Associated With It!

An immune system disorder distinguished by dry mouth and dry eyes is known as Sjogren’s Syndrome. It can also cause dryness in places that require moisture, such as throat, nose and skin. Sjogren’s syndrome is often linked to other diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus (disease in which the immune system destroys its own tissues and causes inflammations). Sjogren’s syndrome normally affects people over the age of 40, and it mostly affects women.

Symptoms 
Sjogren’s syndrome has mainly two symptoms, and they include:

  1. Dry eyes: You feel like there is sand in your eyes as it burns and itches
  2. Dry mouth: You have difficulty speaking or swallowing

Sometimes, you might experience other symptoms as well, such as:

  1. Joint pain, stiffness and swelling
  2. Inflamed salivary glands
  3. Dry skin or skin rashes
  4. Vaginal dryness
  5. Continuous dry coughs
  6. Sustained fatigue

Causes
The exact cause of Sjogren’s syndrome is not known, but research strongly suggests that the autoimmune disease could be caused by genetic factors; especially if the illness has been found in more than one member of the family. Also, families with members suffering from type I diabetes, lupus and autoimmune thyroid disease can cause one or more members of the family to develop Sjogren’s syndrome.

Complications
The complications of Sjogren’s syndrome include:

  1. Dental cavities: Saliva protects the teeth from harmful bacteria that cause cavities. Since your mouth is dry, you become more susceptible to develop cavities.
  2. Yeast infections: Oral thrush, an oral yeast infection, is likely to develop if you have Sjogren’s syndrome.
  3. Vision problems: Dry eyes can cause corneal ulcers, sensitivity and blurred vision.
  4. Problems in the lungs, liver or kidneys: Inflammations can lead to bronchitis or pneumonia in your lungs; may cause cirrhosis or hepatitis C in your liver; and may lead to kidney malfunctions.
  5. Lymphoma: Some people with Sjogren’s syndrome might develop lymphoma, or lymph node cancer.

Peripheral neuropathy: Another complication of this illness is peripheral neuropathy, which is a tingling, burning and numbness sensation felt in your feet and hands.

Treatment
Sjogren’s syndrome is either treated with drugs, or with surgery. Doctors may prescribe drugs to increase the production of saliva and to treat inflammations. Alternatively, surgery is done to either seal the tear ducts or insert silicon or collagen plugs to close the ducts temporarily. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor.

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