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Dr. Perry Milman

Gastroenterology
New Hyde Park, NY
49 years experience male

Locations

Office

Lake Success, NE

Address

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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

100 Answers
50 Agrees
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Hard to treat: You can try amphojel or alternagel because they bind bile, but if they don't work, try cholestryamine (will need an rx) because it binds bile acids. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
It's Worth a Try: There is very little downside in taking xifaxan, (rifaximin) since it is basically a non-absorbable antibiotic. Duodenal lymphocytosis may be a non-s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Check it out: The colon normally produces a mucoid discharge, so the white mucus may not be pathological. It can, however, represent pus, and have the appearance o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Black stool: Most likely, you will develop black stool. But if you are taking it for more than a few days, see your doctor to find out what is wrong.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Fiber & fluids: A lot depends on your bowel habits. Increasing your fiber and water intake may be a good starting point regardless.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Hemorrhoids, fissure: The most likely cause of the "red stuff" would be hemorrhoids, but a fissure is possible as well. Colonoscopies can miss lesions, such as cancer, but... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
You get healthy: You first regulate your bowel habits. Then, you sleep better and do not feel nauseated or complain of heartburn. Your mental function has more clari... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Many things: Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) or pain on swallowing (odynophagia) could be caused by many things. Some diagnoses include gerd, achalasia, diffuse... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
A few hours: Generally, about 50% of the food that you eat is out of the stomach into the small intestine within 90 minutes of when eaten. All food should be gone... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Unfortunately, no.: There are screening blood tests that are fairly accurate, but unfortunately, to make an accurate diagnosis, some testing is necessary. Tissue transgl... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Umbilical hernia: It sounds like you have devekoed an umbilical hernia. This could be repaired surgically if so desired.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Many causes: There are many causes of foot pain. The best persons to see for that are podiatrists or orthopedic surgeons that specialize in foot problems.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 77-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Hiatal hernia: Large hiatal hernias may very well be associated with gerd, but patients can have hiatal hernias without reflux symptoms. Just get treated for reflux... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 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
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Nausea ; vomiting: Patients with gastroparesis generally feel full very easily after a meal (early satiety), and have a tendency to have nausea, abdominal pain and vomit... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Translucent liquid: A clear liquid diet involves drinking liquids that are clear when inspected. That means that if you hold the liquid up to the light, you can see thro... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
It can be treated: Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is an uncommon condition, but it can be treated with steroids.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Hemorrhoids: It sounds like you have hemorrhoids causing your symptoms, but the pain could be secondary to an anal fissure or even a perirectal abscess. See your ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
BLOOD=CONCERN: Blood in the stool is never normal, even if it is a small amount. It could be secondary to a hemorrhoid, and this would be of little concern. But si... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Nothing: You most likely developed immunity to hepatitis b, either from vaccination (more common) or you had the viral infection and developed antibodies to it... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Try Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate): If you have a problem with chronic constipation, you should be taking something regularly, like MiraLAX or a prescription medication, like Amitiza (lu... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Hepatologist: You can discuss this with a hepatologist (liver specialist) or gastroenterologist (most gis treat liver disease as well). But first check with your p... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Gastroparesis: It sounds more like you have gastroparesis, a condition that involves delayed emptying of the stomach. This can be proven with a nuclear gastric empt... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Yes: The presence of atrial fibrillation is not a contraindication for gastric bypass surgery, but you will need a full cardiac and pulmonary evaluation be... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Probiotic: Your surgery might have altered your intestinal flora, especially if antibiotics were used. Start by taking a probiotic and you can add complete reli... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Probably not: Mucus is normally produced by the colonic epithilial cells, so it is probably nothing to be concerned about. What is more concerning is that you were... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Perfectly normal: It is perfectly normal. We are what we eat!
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Just fatty liver: The most likely diagnosis would still be just fatty liver, as this is being recognized more and more frequently in this country. Autoimmune hepatitis... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Yes, more likely with external hemorrhoids, but internal hemorrhoids can feel that way as well.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Your rectal bleeding is most likely secondary to internal hemorrhoids, and the spicy wings irritate them, causing bleeding. However, rectal bleeding ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Sitz baths: Sitz baths at least twice a day will definitely help. Stay on a high fiber diet, drink plenty of fluids, use very soft toilet paper and start a stool... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
49 years experience
Soon: A Fleet enema (sodium bisphosphate) should work within 5 minutes. Most people cannot hold it longer than that.

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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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