Dr. Rahil Malik

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jacksonville, FL
12 years experience male

Locations

North Florida Ob Gyn

Jacksonville, FL

Address

836, Prudential Dr, Jacksonville, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

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

Aetna

About

Bio

Women's Health is my area of interest. As a Ob-Gyn, I help women through critical periods such as child birth and help them resolve issues. I help women choose the right contraception, identify causes of pain, offer medical and surgical intervention specific to their needs.

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.

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Licenses

United States: Florida

Languages spoken

English, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends on sexual hx: If you have been sexually active with new or multiple partners, you may want to get a std screening done or have an ob-gyn evaluate your vaginal area.... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends: If your prior cesarean section was for failure to progress -> you may have a higher chance than someone who had a cesarean section for breech presenta... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
May need meds: Having lupus predisposes you to having clots form in your circulation and can cause many problems for you and the baby. Your mfm doctor may choose to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes and no: As the baby gets bigger, you may not be able to empty your bladder completely and you may have to make frequent visits to the bathroom --> that would ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Keep an eye: Observe and see if the knot disappears over the next few months. Often, young women have cyclic changes to their breasts with their periods. If the k... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Wait and retest: Your home test as well as the test in office measure the hormone beta HCG in your urine. For these tests to be positive they must reach a certain leve... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Bad things: If you miss your dialysis appointment, a whole slew of bad things can happen. As dialysis helps in maintaining the proper equilibrium of acids/bases, ... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
19.4 wks: If you have a history of regular predictable periods every month you are approximately 19 weeks 4 days dated by your period. However, you need an ultr... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Can be many things: This new development can be many things and may even not be related to your post-pregnancy status. It may be something benign as a lipoma (fatty tissu... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Pms: Premenstrual syndrome can be associated with a wide variety of symptoms that include breast tenderness, nausea, vomiting, mood changes, etc. If your s... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Get it checked: If this discharge is new, it is most likely abnormal. See an ob-gyn to get a full physical exam with a pelvic exam done to isolate the cause.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends: If you have miscarriages without any procedures, then you need to get evaluated to identify the cause behind your recurrent miscarriages. However, i... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Possible: The risk of doing nothing with preeclampsia is that you may have seizures (eclampsia). If you are far from term and your baby's lungs are not mature, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Hymen: A pelvic exam to see if an intact hymen (the skin at the entrance of the vagina) is present is a marker of virginity.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Needs work up: It is difficult to base a full diagnosis on one single picture. However, it can be any benign skin condition to any concerning possibilities like mela... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Air trapping: Sometime air trapping within the moist surfaces can make a tiny noise as you rub your eyes. If you are having vision changes, crusting in your eyes ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
No one?: If you dont have any exposure, you dont need routine testing / prophylaxis. If you feel that you may have exposure via unprotected intercouse with a... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Blood pressure cuff: A BP cuff (sphingomanometer) is used over the arm to measure the pressure at which the vessels in your arm collapse with absolutely no blood flowing t... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: Flagyl is a commonly used antibiotic that is highly effective in treating bacterial vaginosis. You need a prescription to get it from a pharmacy.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends: It depends on the type and size of your cyst. You should see an ob-gyn doctor to ensure that your cyst is benign and not enlarged enough to affect a g... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends: It may be ok if you may just be having a longer than normal period cycle. However, if you have a history of heavy bleeding with periods, feel weak, ti... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Nothing serious: Big clumps in your periods can signify blood that have accumulated into clots or blood mixed with tissue lining the uterus. As your lining in the uter... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends: Abnormally prolonged bleeding can be indicative of many medical conditions including non-obstetric/gynecologic conditions. Menorrhagia, missed abortio... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Exercise and diet: Exercising more than 30 mins day with moderate exertion and eating a healthy diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables can ensure your success to... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Is it new?: Is it new or do you have hx of irregular periods? You may have just missed your period. Or you may be pregnant, however, your pregnancy related hormon... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Relatively Benign: It is common for the breast to get infected by the local bacteria during breastfeeding. You should continue to breast feed during this time. Your doct... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: Your due date is 40 weeks. It is not fixed date and you may deliver before or after. If you go more than 3 weeks before your due date you are consid... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
See your doc: If you have elevated blood pressures during this pregnancy and a headache that does not resolve with medications, you may be at risk for a serious con... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: In moderation, caffeine is not a problem. However, excessive amounts can cause your heart to race and it may have similar effects on the baby.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes: Depending where the bacterial infection originates and if allowed to go unchecked --> it can spread to the local tissue, into the blood and even into ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Risk of preterm labr: If you are having persistent cramping during your second trimester, you may be at risk for preterm labor. If cramping persists, occurs repeatedly, or ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Not likely: Its not likely to have any significant impact on future pregnancies.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
No: If u have not had unprotected sex and with negative pregnancy test, you are not likely to be pregnant Best wishes Dr M
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Nothing most likely: The mirena (levonorgestrel) has small amounts of hormones while oral contraceptives have hormones; a combination of two will be excessive. It may not ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
See GYN: If smells occur and its new, it could be due to an infection There are various causes of vaginal infection see your gyn for further treatment
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Prolonged bleeding: Prolonged bleeding can be due to various causes. Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a pe... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Concern for preg?: Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxiety due to a possibl... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Yes and No: Bleeding during pregnancy is mostly abnormal. Early on in pregnancy, it can be a sign of a miscarriage in progress or early signs of miscarriage. Late... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Concern for preg: Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxiety due to a possibl... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Can be normal: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is va... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Home preg test: Often times, a period is delayed and women are concerned about being pregnant. With a history of unprotected intercourse, the anxiety due to a possibl... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
No: There is no link. They are far apart and the skin lining the two areas are distinct in their architecture and surface.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Leg numbness,weaknes: Epidural to relieve contraction related pain is effective in managing pain during labor! however, sometimes, you can get temporary paralysis of your l... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Odds are low: Odds are low as ovulation usually occurs 14 days later in a 28 day cycle. Best wishes Dr M
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Depends: If you are in your teenage years or if you are referring to a child, a good healthy diet with plenty of exercise and activity can maximize your chance... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Over the counter: Over the counter multivitamins are adequate. Whatever fits your budget and palate should be your go to brand. Dont have to be fancy or expensive in bu... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Diet and exercise: A healthy diet with regular exercise is your best bet. If you choose to breast feed, that may help with the weight loss as well.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Sounds normal: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is va... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
See GYN: You may have a bartholin cyst or abscess that may require treatment. See GYN Best Wishes Dr M
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 12 years experience
Can happen: Your periods occur because of changes in hormones within your system. While a lot of women have a period every month around the same time, there is va... Read More
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Testimonials
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Dr. Philip Miller
Oct 23, 2015
I highly endorse Dr. Rahil Malik as an insightful, knowledgeable, empathetic and compassionate expert and I feel that he is an asset to the HealthTap Expert panel. A+++ physician.
Nov 18, 2014
Dr Malik will provide the best Obstetric and Gynecologic care to his patients. He is a wonderful asset on Healthtap for patients as well as for the fellow physicians.
Nov 30, 2014
I endorse Dr. Malik. He is providing an valuable service to the public via HealthTap.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks. I think it's safe. I'm close to obese. I'm never hungry and my diet has lots of variety in fruits, vegetables, whole-grains and meat. I eat something different ...Read More
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! ....my gynecologist gave me 21 days hormone tablets ...but m trying to conceive...and it isnt possible to conceive while taking these tabs...how long should i take them
HealthTap member
thank you ,,, and it was twiching not itching but thanks and no iam not currently on birth control im now experiancing swore breast and nausea

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Saba University School of Medicine, Netherlands Antilles
Graduated 2011MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI HOSPITAL
Completed 2015

Residency

JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Completed 2015

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Florida - Fall
2015
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Florida - Fall
2015
Top Doctor, First Place, Florida - Fall
2015

Affiliations

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