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Dr. Rahil Malik

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Jacksonville, FL
10 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

1.2K Answers
964 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Intermenstrual bleed: Usually as you approach menopause, the hormones in your system are not as tightly regulated as when you were younger. If these bleedings continue to b... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
A history, discussio: a full physical exam is not absolutely indicated in order to prescribe birth control pills. Your ObGyn can sit and talk to you prior to prescribing b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Not likely: Mirena (levonorgestrel) should not cause pregnancy like symptoms. The fact that you have negative pregnancy tests is also reassuring that you are not ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
No: Its not likely for OCPs to cause hematoma in the breast. Often it results from trauma or if you have an intrinsic bleeding disorder. Talk to your do... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Bedtime: Use at bedtime is best. Avoid intercourse when you are inserting the cream as it can get very messy for your partner
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Delayed spotting: can occur because of remnant debris that may emerge and manifest as spotting. If you continue to have bleeding in between periods, see your gyn to ma... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Its ok: It is not unusual for women to carry pregnancy into their second trimester without having any complaints. It is normal. Some women start to experienc... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Home preg test: If you are concerned about missing a period after unprotected sex, a home pregnancy test can give you the reassurance you seek Best wishes Dr M
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yutopar: http://www.drugs.com/mmx/yutopar.html Its a medication for preterm labor that is no longer in use
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Approx 1% chance,low: In terms of absolute risk for the woman undergoing TOLAC, 1 in 100 trials of labor will result in uterine rupture, and 1 in 10 uterine ruptures will r... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: If you have unprotected sex, you can be pregnant. Alternatively, if you have not been sexually active, you may have a delay in your period as well. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: You can take those pills. see insert or box for further details if they have any ingredients that may not be recommended during pregnancy Best Wishe... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Unsure: for your age, i would ask to see if you had a mammogram. Maybe you recognize lumps in your breast only after sex. If there are nodularities or bloody ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Not really: birth control pills are usually prescribed for ovarian cysts. If you stop taking them, you are likely to experience recurrence of cysts
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Old blood: old oxidized blood can appear black and dark. It often occurs after your period is complete. Best wishes Dr M
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
See GYN: Your GYN can elicit more history from you and determine the possible causes of your symptoms. They could be due to neurologic causes to hormonal imbal... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Possible but low.: 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
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Ignore: Active lifestyle, eating healthy, good family support and your good to go :).
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Do home pregnancy: A home pregnancy test can tell you if you are pregnant or not and save you the worries about being pregnant or not. Best wishes Dr M
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Very uncommon: It is not common for your hands to be "shaky" during pregnancy. If you are having tremors see your ob-gyn for further work up.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Estimate: Establish a rough time when you last had your period. You may only be able to remember the month and that should be the best measure to establish when... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Talk to her: Sex is an emotional as well as physical experience. Talk to her and let her express herself. Ask her about her expectations and the cause of her pain.... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
May not be related: these symptoms may or may not be related. If symptoms persist, identify the one that is causing the greatest stress and see your physician for further... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Risky: It has a high chance of success but it still has a small failure rate. I recommend using a reliable form of contraception that will cover you all the ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Average 14-16 weeks: It depends on your body and the amount of body fat. If you are a skinny girl, you can start showing at 14 weeks.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
See doc ASAP: Pain in your lungs and breast can be due to various causes. You should get evaluated by your physician to ensure that there is nothing of concern at t... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Unlikely: After you miss a period and your last pregnancy test has been > 30 days with no interval unprotected sex, you are unlikely to be pregnant. Even wi... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Read article: here's a good article http://www.parents.com/pregnancy/my-life/preparing-for-baby/ Best wishes Dr M
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Mood changes: A lot of women experience changes in their mood, temperament during their periods. It is due to the changes in the hormones in your body.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Check preg test: if you have unprotected sex and missed period, you can do a home pregnancy test to get some additional information and gain reassurance.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
See your gyn: vaginal discharge can be physiologic and sometimes can be associated with infections. See your gyn to get a full exam and any treatment that may be wa... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Dont wait: For your age, your egg quality is markedly lower than a younger woman. You may have difficulty getting pregnant on your own at age 50. See a fertility... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: If you do not want to pursue this pregnancy further. You can seek assistance with a gyn physician or reproductive health clinic that can help you thro... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Preg test: If you had unprotected sex and want to determine if you are pregnant, a home pregnancy test may provide the answer.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Urine and blood: A hormone is released during pregnancy - It's called beta-HCG, A urine test is the first test to check if you are pregnant by detecting it in your uri... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Safe: If you have a mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD, it should be adequate in preventing a pregnancy from occuring.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Irregular bleeding: Not all periods are exactly one month apart. They can vary from 28 - 35 days. If you are not pregnant and on reliable form on contraception, then thes... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Preg test: Depo shots have been known to have irregular periods in patients after discontinuation. However, since you are not taking any form of contraception, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Take a pregnancy tes: If you missed your period and had unprotected sex recently, take a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Many things: If you have a positive pregnancy test, and you continue to bleed, a miscarriage may be occurring. If you never had a positive pregnancy test, and you... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Hard to predict: Unless you have in vitro fertilization, it is hard to predict the exact day of your conception. Semen can last for 7-10 days in your reproductive tra... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: Nipple stimulation can cause release of hormones called Pitocin (oxytocin) that can cause contractions. If you are not in labor by 41 weeks, talk to ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Atypical: The uterus should have time to recover after a D&C for a miscarriage. It is unusual for pain to persist. However, if you have pain that comes with... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Unlikely: It is unlikely that you can get pregnant like this. As you become sexually active, take the time to consider when you want to get pregnant, what cont... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Post surgical: irritation.. Sometimes, the uterus muscle can become irritable due to blood or the location of surgery. They also often place a small instrument in t... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Latex allergy: It may be that you have an allergy to one of the components of the condom or latex. try latex free condoms and see if that makes a difference
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Not certain: It's hard to give a definite number to estimate the likelihood of you carrying to term. However, if you get past the first trimester, your likelihood ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Yes: if you had unprotected sex, you can get pregnant. Coitus interruptus or pulling out before ejaculation is a very poor method of contraception and can ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Normal: the cervix lies at the end of the long tunnel (vagina). Sometimes its hard to visualize because of the position of the cervix pointing down or up. The... Read More

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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.
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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
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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
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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

Resident teaching award
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