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Dr. Ronan Monsef

Family Medicine
FARMINGDALE, NY
male

Locations

FARMINGDALE PRIMARY CARE P.C.

FARMINGDALE, NY

Address

202 Fallwood Parkway, FARMINGDALE, NY
Directions

Fax

5162491911

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Specialties
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Family Medicine

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147 Answers
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Before bed: Since most cardiac events occur in the early morning hours due to blood pressure spikes at this time most physicians recommend blood pressure meds to ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Docusate is not a problem with high blood pressure. But check with your doctor to make sure there's no other reason for you not to take it.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
None: There's really no other topical or oral treatments for male pattern baldness. Perhaps the only other treatment is to see a hair implant specialist.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Physical therapy: Go to physical therapy, learn the exercises and do them religiously. If it doesn't work seek other options.
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Get looked at: The likelihood is that you're just dehydrated or have some mild heat exhaustion. But without specifics it's difficult if not impossible to know for su... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Not bad: The cracking or popping sounds heard from joints is the release o nitrogen bubbles.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Medication: There are many over the counter products that quite honestly don't work too well. The most effective treatment is usually prescription antifungals tha... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Often?: It's not how often you use earbuds but how loud you make them that is important.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Dry: Long periods of exposure to dry air can irritate the throat and cause nasal congestion etc. Get a cool mist humidifier.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Cause?: You need to be evaluated to find the source of your pain to properly treat it. Just pain in the leg is too vague.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Yes: Donated blood is screened for hiv.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Headaches: There are many types of headaches with all different causes. The least of which are caused by dehydration or running. Persistent headaches should be e... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Croup: Is tested with oral corticosteroids and epinephrine.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Why?: Why would you do that? You may roll over on them and break them or hurt your face with them.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Your symptoms: Can be caused by many things. Low iron is unlikely but possible cause. You should be seen by your doctor to be evaluated.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nerve: You might have a pinched nerve. Go to doctor to get checked.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes : If its the noise that you're concerned about, it won't harm the baby.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bleeding: The main purpose of stitches is to stop bleeding and secondarily to approximate tissue to heal and avoid infection. Most wounds will heal on thir ow... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
FDA: Synthetic marijuana is not regulated by the fda nor have the effects been tested in any academic manner. In other words you don't know if the factory... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Where: You get a good workout is not important. As long as you get the exercise you need.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Canker sore: There is no agreed upon treatment. If you go to your doctor he or she may prescribe viscous Lidocaine to numb the pain while it heals itself.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably: But you should check with your gynocologist . Birthcontrol should be started the first sunday after your last menstrual period.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Options: There are many medications and treatments from antibiotics to cleansers to acutane. See a dermatologist to choose the right option or treatment for yo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably not: But bleach is toxic and if ingested should be treated at hospital.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Terminal: Illness with life expectancy less than six months. But the six month rule is not a must.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It is not recommended to eat any part of an egg raw for risk of salmonella infection unless it is a pasteurized egg.
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A male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible: If the heart attack disrupted the hearts ability to pump blood appropriately to the brain; then yes it's possible.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: It's definitely not normal. Might not be serious but it's not normal. Get checked out by your doctor.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: By no means are all the surgical wounds clean or the inflammation gone in just one week. Even when they do heal you shouldn't smoke.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Symptoms?: Your symptoms and concerns should be discussed with your primary care doctor or neurologist. Tests may need to be ordered.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: It really depends on what the food is.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
False positive: It is positive to have a false positive ana. You should consult a rheumatologist to confirm.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
CAD: Coronary artery disease. It's used to bypass blocked arteries in the heart.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possible: Although a strain or sprain is more likely. Fracture cannot be rules out. You should be evaluated.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
No: Unfortunately there is no way to reverse sun damaged skin. You must make sure you see a dermatologist for regular skin checks to make sure there's no ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not long: In most common cases of tonsillitis, once antibiotics are started, two or three days. Some cases can be comlicated and may require longer periods of t... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your doctor: To make sure your cough is not something ominous. And quit smoking.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nothing: Most likely nothing will happen. You will just pass it.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
No problem: 8 hours will not effect the integrity of fobt.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Medical issues can cause dizziness. Some of them serious others can be resolved easily. If your having dizziness it's important to get checked out by ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not possible: Air embolism by te mechanism you described is absolutely impossible.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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No : You shouldn't be embarrassed. Get checked out.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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No: No data proving hereditary link.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
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Depends on where: But in the us circumcision rate in 2012 was about 53%.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Concussion: Sounds like post concussive syndrome. Treatment is usually total brain rest that includes not watching tv, studying, reading, etc. You should be see.... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Many: Medical issues can cause dizziness. Some of them serious others can be resolved easily. If your having dizziness it's important to get checked out by ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely: At 19 years old the epiphysial plates have pretty much fused. Very unlikely to gain any more height.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
TMJ: Tmj (temporomandibular joint disorder) you should be examined my an oromaxillofacial surgeon to evaluate what management is best for you.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There are specific tests to check for thc via urine, blood, and hair sample. But it's not routine.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heparin: If you received Heparin on march 11th it's out of your system already.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Monsef is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Monsef is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you...More than 3 months will be harmful? Will this pill and weight loss also help me get rid of PCOS?
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks!So there is no problem in me eating chicken while planning conception?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! thank you for your awesome answer. i am very appreciated.

Awards

Top Family Physician, Third Place, New York - Winter
2013
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