Dr. Perry Milman

Gastroenterology
New Hyde Park, NY
50 years experience male

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Office

Lake Success, NE

Address

2001 Marcus Avenue, Suite N18, Lake Success, NE
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Gastroenterology

Languages spoken

English

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Highly unlikely: It is very unlikely that any of the PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) like Prilosec can cause significant osteoporosis in a short time, if at all. There ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Fissure : Most likely, the pain and blood are related to an anal fissure. It is also possible that you have an internal hemorrhoid. If you were straining when y... Read More
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A 78-year-old female asked:
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Gastric emptying: If you haven't had a nuclear gastric emptying test to screen for gastroparesis, this would be a good idea. I assume that you have had a full cardiac ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Safe: As long as there were no retained common bile duct stones, you are most likely safe from any complications related to the gall bladder.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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It is best to wait.: Since the upper endoscopy is an elective procedure, it would be best to wait until your cold and cough have resolved. It is not worth risking the pos... Read More
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A male asked:
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All comparable: All of the PPI's (proton pump inhibitors) are very effective at reducing acid. Some keep the gastric pH <4 longer than others, but the bottom line... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Many possibilities: Because of the duration of the bleeding, it is unlikely to be caused by anything serious. Internal hemorrhoidal bleeding is the first thing that come... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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Gilbert's syndrome: You most likely have gilbert's syndrome. This is not a serious condition that occurs because of impaired conjugation of bilirubin. The total bilirub... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Try Amitiza (lubiprostone): You can try to increase the dose of MiraLAX and take it on a regular basis, rather than when needed. This medication is frequently used as the purgat... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
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Yes: It should be no problem as long as it hasn't expired yet.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Aortic pulsation: This is just your aortic pulsation that you feel. It is more obvious, the thinner you are.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Hemorrhoid/fissure: As the stool passes through the rectum and the anus, it can irritate internal hemorrhoids if they are present, or create a 'cut' in the lining of the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
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Not necessarily: The liver enzymes in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can fluctuate up and down. It would be preferred, however, to see them return to normal, sugge... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Anything goes: The stool in patients with ibs could be any color. Just be mindful of blood in the stool or black stools.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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PPI: Protonix is the trade name for pantoprazole. This medication is a ppi or proton pump inhibitor. Its function is to reduce gastric acid, and it is co... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Cause=Cure: Gastritis just means "inflammation of the stomach." there are many causes of this from medications, like Aspirin and advil, (ibuprofen) to a bacteria... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Yes: The hepatitis b surface antibody should turn positive after the series of 3 shots. This would confer immunity.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Probably not: Any time any abdominal operation is performed, there is the possibility of developing partial or complete small bowel obstruction due to adhesions.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Ice cream: Patients with gastroparesis should be on a low residue diet. Ice cream is a high calorie food (not the light or low fat type) that is gastroparesis f... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
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Possible fatty liver: If you are not on any medication or taking any herbal supplements that can cause elevated liver enzymes, the most likely diagnosis would still be non-... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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This is normal: The colon normally produces mucus. What you are experiencing is normal colonic secretion without stool. Your bowel movements should return to normal... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Probably not acute: If you had hepatitis a in the past, the hepatitis a antibody igg would be positive, but the igm would be negative. Usually, when the report refers to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Check it out: If your grandmother was not jaundiced before the plastic stent was taken out, and now she is after the metal stent, then either something is wrong wit... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Low fiber,Prokinetic: The best thing to do is to withhold solid food until the pain/discomfort goes away. If the nausea is severe, sometimes liquids can't even be kept dow... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
No cause for worry: There is no cause for worry. If there is no change in diet, perhaps you might have lactose or fructose intolerance.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate): Try a fleet enema and keep taking your miralax (polyethylene glycol).
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Probably not: You are most likely thin enough so that you are visualizing the aortic pulsation in your abdomen. This is normal and is of no concern.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Not normal: Rectal bleeding is never normal, but it sounds like you might have an anal fissure if it hurts when you have a bowel movement. Hemorrhoids may also b... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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No worry.: The positive hepatitis a antibody (igg) and positive hepatitis b surface antibody means that you have either had hepatitis a and b and became immune o... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Maybe: First of all, stop drinking alcohol. If you have small gastric ulcers, and they are not related to either h. Pylori or non-steroidal anti-inflammator... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Maybe: Both MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) and colace are considered category c drugs, indicating that their safety during pregnancy is unknown. However, I a... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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You need B12: If you have pernicious anemia, you need to take Vitamin B12 because your body does not absorb this vitamin. Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble vitamin th... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Possibly heartburn: You have to be more specific as to when you experience the pains, but heartburn (i.e. Reflux) is possible. Based on your age, it is unlikely that the... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Probably not the EGD: The major risks of upper endoscopy include bleeding, perforation, aspiration and anesthetic-related issues. It is highly unlikely that the swallowing... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
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Bowel movements: As long as you are being compulsive, why don't you keep a list of your bowel movements, including frequency, color and consistency? This can be helpf... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Follow up: If you continue to have rectal bleeding, and you haven't been evaluated by a gastroenterologist for 6 years, it would be wise to follow-up just to mak... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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It is possible: A Mallory Weiss tear is an ulceration at the esophagogastric junction that occurs from vigorous retching. You can bleed as a result of this tear.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Many possibilities: The two main causes of pancreatitis in the U.S. Are alcohol and gallstones. Other causes include infections, medications, ercp, post-operative, hyper... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Confirm the dx: You first have to make sure that the diagnosis is correct. Diverticular associated colitis is a real entity, but it is less common than ulcerative co... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Sounds like GERD: It sounds like you are suffering from gerd (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Regurgitation can be a component of gerd. An ulcer or gastritis are po... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Get evaluated: Fecal impaction is a condition that requires investigation and treatment. You should see a gastroenterologist for an evaluation, and if no obvious ca... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Treat it: The positive H. pylori antibody test is not a reliable indicator of current infection. The gold standard for H. pylori treatment is the gastric biopsy... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Probably not: Because you are thin, you are most likely seeing and feeling the normal pulsation of your aorta. Unless this is something new, it probably does not n... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Yes.: Upper endoscopy or egd (esophagogastroduodenoscopy) will enable visualization of the gastric antrum, and the appearance and biopsy will be able to dis... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Possibly stool: If the lump disappears after you have a bowel movement, then it is stool. If it is still there, make an appointment to see your doctor
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Low fiber: Small frequent meals of low fiber consistency. Avoid a lot of roughage, such as salad and fresh fruit. Vegetables should be cooked, not raw.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Probably OK: I'm not sure that the vomiting was related to the urinary tract infection, but if you are feeling well now, you are probably ok. Check with a doctor ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
50 years experience
Too much: The standard dose for Bentyl (dicyclomine) would be 10-20 mg 3-4 times a day, making a maximum dose of 80 mg. A dose of 200 mg would be excessive.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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Cellulitis: You could have a localized cellulitis of the umbilicus. Keep it clean with hydrogen peroxide and put a topical antibiotic around the area (eg. Bacitr... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
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In a clear liquid: Miralax (polyethylene glycol) can be mixed in any liquid, but if it is put in a clear liquid (even water), you will be able to make sure that it is co... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Milman saved me from having to finish a prescription of Flagyl. #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower4
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Milman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Milman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you!!! I got my biopsy back it show normal. My doctor didn't proscribe any medication for my gastritis. Is it normal?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much. You've helped me a lot & thank you for your tim
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! What a relief! Instructions are so dogmatic. Thank you so much!

Awards

Top Gastroenterologist , Third Place, New York - Winter
2013
Top Gastroenterologist , Third Place, New York - Summer
2013
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