Dr. Bahman Omrani

Pain Management
Sherman Oaks, CA
19 years experience male

Locations

Sylvan Medical Center

Sherman Oaks, CA

Address

4312 Woodman Avenue, suite 101, Sherman Oaks, CA
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

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About

Bio

Dr. Bahman Omrani graduated medical school in 2004. He attended Touro University, COM and later attended the University of California Irvine where he completed his internship and residency.

Specialties
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Pain Management

Addiction Medicine

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Dried up: Once the vesicles have completely dried up.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
For...: Usually until all of the little blisters (vesicles) have dried up (crusted).
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yes : You may have had chickenpox or at least were exposed to it in order to get shingles. The virus enters your body and causes a flu like syndrome and mos... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Chest pain is one: Can present as, heartburn, regurgitation, dysphagia, chest pain, combination of these, or other symptoms. Can't make diagnosis just by symptoms. Che... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yes you can : This is why the shingles vaccine can be given to someone who has had shingles previously.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
If severe: Botox injection has helped some in severe cases, unresponsive to conventional remedies. Impipramine & trazadone have been tried with varying degrees ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yes : There is a vaccine available for shingles. Discuss with your doctor to determine if you qualify for the shingles vaccine.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yourself : If one has had chickenpox the virus never leaves your body. It stays dormant inside nerve near the spinal cord. A certain trigger wakes them up and ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
MSK w/ Rash: The pain in your back, neck, and shoulders are most likely related to a musculoskeletal issue and should be addressed by your doctor. The rash on you... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Low BP maybe: Since both propranolol & citalopram are metabolized by similar liver enzymes, propranolol may built up in the body and lead to low blood pressure.... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
More than a sprain?: What your are experiencing may be more than a simple sprain. A simple sprain should have healed by now if treated properly. An occult fracture is unli... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Contraction route: Unlikely transmission route but not impossible. If concerned both you and your partner should get tested.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Ginger: Ginger has been shown to have various health benefits and studies show it to be beneficial for the treatment of nausea / vomiting, depending on the ca... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Tachycardia: various types of arrhythmia can also cause elevated resting heart rate
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Epidermal Inclusion: cyst may be what is being referred to here. These are common, most often benign. They can be excised in the office or the OR if more extensive,
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Add on therapy: Likely need an add on therapy with an SSRI/SNRI or something else. Discuss with doc
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Virology immunology : It is one of the antibodies that turns positive several weeks after contracting Hepatitis B and genetally indicates immunity. Having said that, Hep B ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Montelukast: While this medication can rarely cause the symptoms described in this question, it would be unusual to present 5 to 7 years after starting the medicat... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Epidural blood patch: is a procedure in which autologous blood is injected epidurally at or near the site of prior LP, epidural, spinal. It works by sealing the cerebrospin... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Internal Medicine: Based on the limited information provided the symptoms are: easy fatigability and tachycardia, possibly tachy-arrythmia brought on with minimal exerti... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
38 and new HA: although mild, please schedule a physical. New headaches around this age are best examined by a qualified doctor just to be sure it is nothing more ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Decaff pregnancy: At typical levels of caffeine intake, there does not appear to be an association between caffeine consumption and adverse reproductive events. Decaff... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
No difference: Hydromet contains codeine. Follow the prescribing doctors instruction.
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A male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Normal INR: INR of 1.0 is considered safe for surgical purposes. There may be more to your story than has been provided in the question.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Tennis elbow: Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is a common overuse injury to the elbow. Have you tried couterforce bracing? If conservative treatment has fail... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
OTC Interaction: Combination of Mucinex (guaifenesin) D and NyQuil should be tolerated at regular doses as significant drug interactions are unlikey. Combination with ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
No: At list not the brand name product from reckitt benckiser. Good luck with the nuclear medicine thyroid uptake scan.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
ER: If one walks into any er in the us right now a ct scan of the cervical spine (bony part of the neck) and likely of the brain will be performed. Keepin... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Tramadol! Becareful : Use of tramadol is not recommended in those with history of substance dependency. Many overlook this point. Suboxone is also an opiate and more potent... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Months : Buprenorphine can be detected in human hair for up to 2 months and probably longer (p. Kintz et al, journal of forensic sci, 1994). Does not have much... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Primary focal: For mild primary focal (axillary) hyperhidrosis is: otc antiperspirants containing low dose metal salt (usually aluminum). For mild to moderate & unre... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
See your doctor : For a checkup and some simple lab tests. Get seen by a psychologist who can help you determine what may be the root of your troubles. Anger management... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Not sure : Possibly safe. It has no alcohol, a problem with some other formulation of gripe water. Although the ingredients are natural, they have not been teste... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Feels tight or is it: If just feels tight but isnt and there is burning, zoster is considered. Referred pain from the sacroiliac joint, hips, sciatica/radiculopathy can do ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Yes: Would not self-treat headaches with valium. Would be an excellent idea to see your doctor now, get appropriate diagnosis and care. The current regim... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Which end?: "stomach feels like it's about to fall out of me" sounds more like a colloquial phrase and not a medical one. Be more specific in the next post. Drink... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Thermoregulation : It is possible, but would expect to see other associated objectively verifiable neurological deficits along with it. From what doctors know, the hypot... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Can help but: Do it at your own risk.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Nature : For a normal child, a healthy diet, a loving home, and avoidance of exposure to second/third hand smoke should be sufficient. An immunologist can be c... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Height genes : The weight yes, the height close to impossible by natural means. Some spine specialist claim they can add some height with manual manipulative adjust... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Ulcer treatment : If cause for you ulcer is known, may be able to cure it naturally. Stop related meds (nsaid, salicylates), alcohol, nicotine, etc.. Can try dgl in pow... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
How severe?: Make sure he quits smoking more than 2 packs a day. 65% improvement is 7 months is tremendous. Good for him. With the right and regular rehabilitat... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Tension: Stress is a common cause of muscle tension and can be perceived as spasms. Post-traumatic stress can cause psychosomatic symptoms and spasms can be o... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Popping wrists: If there is no pain, no injury and no other joints are popping or cracking, can leave it alone. Obsessive over it will not make it go away; joint pop... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Chronic postop pain: With this type of fracture and surgery, a little pain sometimes can be seen. An x-ray of the leg should be obtained if symptoms are worsening to make ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Shint Splints : "shin splint" cause pain in the front lower leg and more common in runners. Medial tibial stress syndrome (mtss), stress fractures, or compartment syn... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Speculative : Any answer would be speculative. Provide more information or see your doctor.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
No : One cannot spread shingles to different parts of his or her own body.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Gross hematuria : Gross hematuria (visible blood in the urine) along with flank pain in a 50-year-old male can have more than one cause. Infection along the the urogen... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
Side effect: Dry mouth is one of the most common side effects of this medication (a centrally acting α2-adrenergic agonist), seen in about 50% of patients who use ... Read More
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It is my honor and pleasure to forward a high recommendation for my colleague Dr. Omrani. I've read and enjoyed responses to patients which demonstrate a fund of knowledge that extends well beyond his...Read More
Jul 22, 2013
Dr Omrani provides balanced, wise and sound input on Healthtap. His medical expertise & his compassion really come through. He is providing an excellent service to the public on Healthtap. I strongl...Read More
Aug 14, 2013
Dr Bahman Omrani is highly knowledgeable with extensive knowledge both in pain management as well as general medicine. His answers are very thorough and clear, I would highly recommend him to my pat...Read More
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I was hoping that the IV is wat caused the decreased in RBC. Loss has somewhat stabilized at 222 but i have had loose stool/diarreah for a while now. Lactose intolerant and didnt use Lactaid for a whi...Read More
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wow thanks so much Dr. Omrani! I know I sound crazy on here so much but im just trying to learn everything I can about POTS & my issues; being 27 and a nurse I feel I have the right to understand this...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I was hoping to find some OTC remedies to help with the pain I’m having with ACTIVE shingles, since Tylenol and NSAIDs have privided little if any relief and I’m waking ...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, CA
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA IRVINE MED CENTER
Completed 2007

Awards

Compassionate Doctor Award
Patients Choice Award
Top Pain Management Specialist, Healthap Fall 2014

Affiliations

American College of Physicians
University of California Irvine Medical Center
Association of Voluntary Clinical Faculty, University of California Irvine Medical Center

Publications

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