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Dr. Siamak Milanchi

Colon and Rectal Surgery
Irvine, CA
26 years experience male

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Colon and Rectal Surgery

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17 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
See your doctor: This could be from anal fissure, from hemorrhoids or from colon/rectal cancer or other causes. You need to make sure that it is not something bad like... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
A lot of times none: A lot of times colon cancer has no or minimal symptoms until it reaches a larger size. If causing symptoms they are blood in stool, change in stool ca... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Low far: The best diet after removal of gallbladder is low fat diet. It is better to have frequent small meals, eg 5 small portions instead of 3 large portions... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: One option is surgery. The other option to consider before surgery is Botox injection in the anus. This is done in the office and in many cases helps ... Read More
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
A lot of things: Could be from polyp or cancer of the colon, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, diverticulosis, stomach ulcer, stomach cancer and other diseases. Any... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Yes: Excessive wiping of the anus and the surrounding skin and particularly using soap or shampoo to clean the anus could irritate and damage the skin and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Diverticulitis: Many diseases can cause these symptoms: diverticulitis, abscess and tumors (particularly colon cancer) being the most important. I think you should se... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Several diseases: The most important question is that have you had colonoscopy? At your age it is very important to make sure that this is not rectal cancer. The most ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
These steps: First, see a doctor to make sure this is just a fissure. If it is an anal fissure, it may resolve by adding fiber to diet (and drinking plenty of wate... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
See a doctor: If there is blood in your stool or on toilette paper, you need to see your doctor. There are many different diseases that cause this kind of bleeding,... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Healthy diet & life: Eat healthy and live healthy. Eat adequate fiber, eat more vegetable, drink plenty of water, eat less fried food and less meat (less hamburger, steak ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
It is rare: Diverticulitis has various potential complications which ranges from minor infection which responds well to oral antibiotics, to severe infection and ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Don't wipe the area!: One of the common reasons for pruritus ani is excessive wiping of the anus. Repeated wiping can damage the skin around the anus and causes discomfort ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Many diseases: Itching of the anus has many causes: hemorrhoids, excessive cleaning habits, anal warts, anal cancer, dermatitis and allergic reactions, fecal inconti... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Be aware of HPV: Anal warts (Anal Condyloma) are caused by a virus called HPV (Human Papillomavirus) which is usually transmitted by sexual contact. Although wearing c... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
Needs colonoscopy: Bleeding from rectum and abdominal pain could have many reasons, including colorectal cancer. I think she needs to have colonoscopy to make sure this ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siamak Milanchi
Colon and Rectal Surgery 26 years experience
No salt: When i recommend sitz bath for my patients (eg after anal fistula surgery) i ask them not to add anything to the water. This is just based on my exper... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Milanchi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Milanchi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, Dr. Milanchi, for your comments to my rectal cancer surveillance question. Do you do anorectal manometry in your practice?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My gallbladder was removed in Aug. I have always been a healthy eater.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you that made me feel better

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Iran
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2008
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