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Dr. Donald Nino

Family Medicine
Channelview, TX
39 years experience male

Locations

Office

Channelview, TX

Address

15055 East Freeway, Suite A-10, Channelview, TX
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

CIGNA Health Care

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Born in Houston, Texas. Attended Rice University and graduated with a BSEE in Biomedical Engineering. Received medical degree from University of Texas Medical School, Houston in 1983. Board certified in Family Medicine after residency in Corpus Christi. Started solo practice in Channelview in 1986.

Specialties
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Family Medicine

Doctor Q&A

178 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Rash: You could try medicine for fungus infection. This could be candida, yeast infection. Trying the creams women use for yeast infections or athlete's foo... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
UTI: You could get some upset stomach from the medicines given. Some patients get nausea from the UTI itself. Take the meds with food and you could try som... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Odor: There are a few different possibilities that you could have such an odor. There are certain infections that cause odor. Old blood tends to get some od... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Acne: Anything that causes the skin pores to get plugged up can contribute to acne. Be sure any facial cream or product used is labeled as noncomedogenic. T... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Medications: If these are your usual medicines, the doses are low and should not do anything bad except make you more drowsy than usual. Try to mark your bottles o... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Diabetes: Uncontrolled diabetes very often causes nerve damage, especially in the feet. Over time the high sugar in the blood causes damage to the tiny blood ve... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Prementral symptoms: There is a normal change in your hormones throughout your cycle. Some women feel more emotional before the period. Some get headaches. There are sever... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Blood pressure: 120/70. High blood pressure is considered over 140/90.
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Side effects: For wellbutrin (bupropion) do include insomnia and a few other nervous system symptoms. If you have only recently been started on the med and are feel... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Stopping period: There is really not very much that you can to to stop a period for just one day. There are medicines used to stop periods but they have other effects ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Chlamydia: This is one of the most common std infections right now. The reason is that someone infected may not have any symptoms at all. Women may some vaginal ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Constipation: In the post op period is not uncommon. One remedy may be to try a Dulcolax or glycerine suppository to stimulate a movement. If there is alot of disco... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Blood pressure: Great job on the weight loss. Blood pressure and weight are directly related. If you continue losing weight there is a possibility you could get off m... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
NSAID: These meds are similar and do the same thing. The problem is that they may irritate the lining of the stomach and cause a gastritis, burned stomach. I... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Tachycardia : There are many different possibilities for these symptoms. The cardiologist can evaluate for any cardiovascular reasons. If that checks out ok, there ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Rash: There are so many different reasons for a rash you need to be seen by a doctor to know what is causing it.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Diaper rash: Some diaper rashes may actually be a yeast infection that reponds better to prescription treatment. Should get checked by the doctor to see if a bacte... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Rash: The most common things would be bacterial or fungus infection. Bacteria cause a red tender warm site. Fungus cause red dry itchy spot that may spread ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Minor surgery: Usually means small procedures done under local anesthetic in an office or outpatient surgical center. Could be to cut out a growth to get a biopsy. S... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Stomach pain: Some times after a stomach infection you could have some inflammation to the lining. This would show up as pain especially after eating since that is ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Medications: If you are not allergic, you should be able to take both meds. Singulair (montelukast) is for asthma or allergies. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Throat: There are several reasons form the throat clearing. The most common is allergic sinus drainage. Gastroesophageal reflux also gives a lot of people pro... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Vitamins: The most common vitamin deficiencies seen after gastric bypass are with vitamin b12, vitamin d and iron. Some have low calcium. Vitamin B12 deficiency... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Brain injury: If the part of the brain that controls emotions was affected, a symptom such as crying could occur. Could give mood swings or other emotional effects.... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Fever: If the baby really has that high of a temp, you must take them to be seen by a doctor right away. You should give fever reducer and can give them a lu... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Obsession : Many people strive to be the best that they can be. You should be able to deal with not being perfect every time. If you have a problem with this ther... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Drug screen: Ativan (lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine tranquilizer drug and does show up on the usual drug screens done for jobs
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Belching: A person belches to release excess gas trapped in the stomach. Some gas is naturally taken in with eating but some foods can produce more gas such as ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Nerve damage: Most injuries to the nerves result in symptoms such as numbness, tingling or extra sensitivity. There could be pain or hot or cold sensations. Evaluat... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Parasites: Your best bet would be to get evaluation by you doctor. A thorough history about any possible exposures or travel and examination and testing would fi... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Gastritis: Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining. This is usually caused by the acid produced by the stomach and outside influences such as alcohol ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
TB treatment: Most medications will have a long list of possible side effects but that does not mean those things will happen. You need to consider taking the medic... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Fever: You don't say what the antibiotics were for but many times patients have a virus infection that antibiotics will not cure. A cold virus can give you a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Creatine: Many people are trying to build muscle faster and turning to supplements in a belief that they will help. Creatine can be dangerous because it could d... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Genital growths: Any growths in this area should be checked by your doctor. There would be a concern for having genital warts that are caused by human papilloma virus.... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Acne: There are several birth control pills that have an indication to be used for treatment of acne. The birth control pills are similar to female hormones... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Acne: Acne is caused by several factors, hormones, oils in the pores and bacteria. Many times the facial scrubs may not be enough to control it. There are m... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Brown spots: These could just be pigmentation changes from age or sun but some spots come from poor circulation or diabetes. They could be from a fungus as well. B... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Med effects: You should contact the doctor or dentist who gave you the medication. This could be a side effect of the medicine and they may be able to give you adv... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Sweating: Could be the result of the baby being ill. We get a chill when our temp is going up with a fever and then get a sweat when the fever breaks. The runn... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Lump: Could be a boil or cyst. Could be a lymph node or other growth. Usually something painful should be checked to get the right diagnosis and treatment.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Abdomen mass: Could be several different things. Some are just fatty deposits under the skin and some could be hernia or a growth that needs to be removed. If you a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Eye: This could be a plugged up eyelid gland, either a sweat gland (sty) or oil gland ( chalazion). The usual treatment for both is hot packs applied to th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Low blood pressure: May cause you to feel light headed and pass out. This is your body's way to save itself. If you lay flat, more blood can reach your brain and then you... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Supplements: You should be able to take both.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Guilty: From eating the fast food is a normal response if you are trying to make a real lifestyle change. I often allow my patients on the weight management p... Read More
A 91-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Breast feeding: There should not be a problem to breast feed if you have a cyst on the kidney. There may be precuations if you are getting testing or treatment for th... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Health: Normal blood tests are only part of the picture. Being overweight is a risk factor for several problems that may show up in time. Obesity will increas... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Cough: Many times a productive cough suggests an infection in the bronchial tubes or lungs. That is a more serious infection than a regular cold. You should ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Birth control pills: There are different bcp's of various strengths. If you take a pill that is not strong enough to control your hormones, there may be bleeding before th... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nino is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nino is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thanks! There is currently no pain when weeing at the mo, hopefully getting it checked tomoz!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My doctor had also recommended black cohash..I had forgotten the name of it..so thsnk you very much!
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I got a lot of brownish pus and blood mixture out by squeezing it (extremely painful). I felt a kind of root strand leading up to the cyst.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Medical School at Houston, TX
Graduated 1983MD

Awards

Distiguished Alumnus, 1999, University of Texas Medical School, Houston
Physician of the Year, 2001, Texas Acadamy of Family Physicians
Top Family Physician, Second Place, Houston, TX - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Harris County Medical Society
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